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Aschner phenomenon

(ash′nĕr)

[Bernhard Aschner, Austrian gynecologist, 1883-1960]
Slowing of the heart rate after pressure is applied to the eye or the carotid sinus. It was formerly used to slow the heart in patients with supraventricular tachycardia or angina pectoris. Also called Aschner's reflex and sign.
SYN: SEE: oculocardiac reflex

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Aschner Phenomenon." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736944/all/Aschner_phenomenon.
Aschner phenomenon. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736944/all/Aschner_phenomenon. Accessed March 22, 2019.
Aschner phenomenon. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736944/all/Aschner_phenomenon
Aschner Phenomenon [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736944/all/Aschner_phenomenon.
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