cpandora at home.com wrote:
: I am looking for resources regarding the effects of electrically
: stimulating neural tissue.
:: I am primarily looking for the physiological (not clinical or
: psychological) effects in humans and what electrical parameters (e.g.
: current density) are used to achieve these effects (e.g. depolarization,
: damage). One sub-question I would like answered is what resistance does
: human neural tissue have?
I came across a reference to something you might be interested in.
Seite R, Mei N, Couineau S, Modification quantitative des
batonnets intrnucleaires des neurones sympathetiques, Journal
of Ultrastructure Research 37, 449-478, 1971
Seite R, Mei N, Vuillet-Luciani J, Effect of electrical stimulation
on nuclear microfilaments and microtubules of sympathetic neurons
submitted to cycloheximide. Brain Research 50, 419-423, 1973
The first apparently shows that the nuclear inclusions in the cat
stellate ganglion increase in frequency following electrical
These were referenced on page 49 of Neurocytology by Ennio Pannese.