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Abstract Aims The atrial potential duration (APD) restitution has been suggested to play an important role in ventricular fibrillation; however, its role in atrial fibrillation (AF) has not been ...

Cardiovascular Research, ORIGINAL ARTICLES: FOCUS ON THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, Zhibing Lu, Bo Cui, Bo He, Xiaorong Hu, Wei Wu, Liu Wu, Congxin Huang, Sunny S. Po, Hong Jiang

Date : 01/03/2011 Item size : 260961 bytes

Abstract Objective: The left human atrium plays an important role in initiation of atrial fibrillation (AF) and the hyperpolarization activated cation current (If) is a candidate for contributing to ...

Cardiovascular Research, Research Article, Klaus Zorn-Pauly, Peter Schaffer, Brigitte Pelzmann, Petra Lang, Heinrich Mächler, Bruno Rigler, Bernd Koidl

Date : 01/11/2004 Item size : 261977 bytes

KeywordsArrhythmia (mechanisms)Conduction (block)Impulse formationMappingSupraventricular arrhythmiaTime for primary review 23 days. 1 Introduction There has been a long recognized clinical ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Albert L. Waldo

Date : 01/05/2002 Item size : 409684 bytes

Abstract Aims Previous studies showed that autonomic activation by high-frequency electrical stimulation (HFS) during myocardial refractoriness evokes rapid firing from pulmonary vein (PV) and atria, ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Zhibing Lu, Benjamin J. Scherlag, Jiaxiong Lin, Lilei Yu, Ji-Hong Guo, Guodong Niu, Warren M. Jackman, Ralph Lazzara, Hong Jiang, Sunny S. Po

Date : 01/11/2009 Item size : 260108 bytes

[...]as we hope that the previous section has highlighted, to generalize oxidative stress as one single biological entity is counterproductive for the understanding of both the mechanism of action by ...

Cardiovascular Research, INVITED SPOTLIGHT REVIEWS, Jillian N. Simon, Klemen Ziberna, Barbara Casadei

Date : 01/04/2016 Item size : 519469 bytes

Abstract In the heart, changes in velocity and in patterns of conduction of myocardial electrical activity can affect cardiac rhythm and the coordination of contraction. Gap junctions are clusters ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Huub M.W van der Velden, Habo J Jongsma

Date : 01/05/2002 Item size : 372493 bytes

Results: Verapamil caused AF promotion in six dogs, increasing mean duration of AF induced by burst pacing, from 8±4 s (mean±S.E.) to 95±39 s (P<0.01 vs. control) at a loading dose of 0.1 ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Agnès Bénardeau, Samir Fareh, Stanley Nattel

Date : 01/04/2001 Item size : 252007 bytes

Dietary ω3 fatty acids modulate the substrate for post-operative atrial fibrillation in a canine cardiac surgery model Abstract Aims Pre-treatment with dietary ω3 polyunsaturated fatty acids ...

Cardiovascular Research, ORIGINAL ARTICLES: FOCUS ON THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, Fadia Mayyas, Seiichiro Sakurai, Rashmi Ram, Julie H. Rennison, Eui-Seock Hwang, Laurie Castel, Beth ...

Date : 01/03/2011

[...]a better understanding of the significance, role and regulation of these myolytic myocytes in the pathogenesis of AF is of major clinical importance. Using various immunohistological staining ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Catherine Rücker-Martin, Françoise Pecker, David Godreau, Stéphane N Hatem

Date : 01/07/2002

Abstract Objective: Although the incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) increases with age, the cellular electrophysiological changes that render the atria of aged individuals more susceptible to AF ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Evgeny P. Anyukhovsky, Eugene A. Sosunov, Parag Chandra, Tove S. Rosen, Penelope A. Boyden, Peter Danilo, Michael R. Rosen

Date : 01/05/2005