Abstract: The heart and respiration exert their activity in an oscillatory manner and their characteristic frequencies vary in time . The modulation of frequencies bears the signatures of other cardiovascular functions and their demands for adaptation. In the resting but waking state in humans, this causes synchronization between the two systems to occur only episodically [2,3]. Recent studies have illuminated the way in which the pattern of phase synchronization changes during anaesthesia. They have shown that, with diminished nerve control, the two systems pass reversibly through a sequence of phase-synchronized states as the anaesthesia level changes , indicating that they can undergo phase transition like phenomena.
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