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The purpose of this study were to investigate the electrophysiological characteristics of excitable cells in canine pulmonary veins obtained from healthy and chronic rapid atrial pacing dogs and ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Yi-Jen Chen, Shih-Ann Chen, Mau-Song Chang, Cheng-I Lin

Date : 01/11/2000 Item size : 257255 bytes

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

Atrial supply–demand balance in healthy adult pigs: coronary blood flow, oxygen extraction, and lactate production during acute atrial fibrillation Indirect evidence for supplydemand ischaemia ...

Cardiovascular Research, Integrative physiology and pathophysiology, Kelly A. van Bragt, Hussein M. Nasrallah, Marion Kuiper, Joost J. Luiken, Ulrich Schotten, Sander Verheule

Date : 01/01/2014 Item size : 294801 bytes

Right cervical vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) was applied to determine its effects on the sinus rate, ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation, PR interval, atrial effective refractory period, and ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Baozhen Qi, Yong Wei, Songwen Chen, Genqing Zhou, Hongli Li, Juan Xu, Yu Ding, Xiaofeng Lu, Liqun Zhao, Feng Zhang, Gang Chen, Jing Zhao, Shaowen Liu

Date : 01/06/2014 Item size : 299112 bytes

Abstract Background: We have shown that rapid atrial activation, as occurs during atrial fibrillation (AF), reduces L-type Ca2+ current (ICa) and that this is the principal mechanism of the action ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Rania Gaspo, Hui Sun, Samir Fareh, Mirie Levi, Lixia Yue, Bruce G. Allen, Terence E. Hebert, Stanley Nattel

Date : 01/05/1999 Item size : 258753 bytes

Introduction Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, having a prevalence of 1% in young patients up to 9% in patients at the age of 75 years.1 It is estimated that the ...

Cardiovascular Research, REVIEWS: FOCUS ON THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, Anne Margreet De Jong, Alexander H. Maass, Silke U. Oberdorf-Maass, Dirk J. Van Veldhuisen, Wiek H. Van Gilst, ...

Date : 01/03/2011 Item size : 631934 bytes

Introduction Experimental and clinical studies have established that atrial fibrillation (AF) induces a shortening of atrial refractoriness (electrical remodeling) [1,2]. If the relative ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, M. Duytschaever, Y. Blaauw, M. Allessie

Date : 01/07/2005

Methods and results: 12 rabbit heart preparations were used to evaluate the ventricular rate during programmed regular high atrial rate pacing or random pacing from eight atrial sites. Conclusions: ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Stéphane Garrigue, Patrick J. Tchou, Todor N. Mazgalev

Date : 01/11/1999

After a 5-day recovery period, rapid atrial pacing at 400 ppm was started, followed 2 days later by oral verapamil (8 mg/kg per day) in eight dogs (After group; A). [...]in B, these parameters did ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Yasuo Kurita, Hideo Mitamura, Akiko Shiroshita-Takeshita, Akiko Yamane, Masaki Ieda, Osamu Kinebuchi, Toshiaki Sato, Shunichiro Miyoshi, Motoki Hara, Seiji ...

Date : 01/05/2002

A vital property of the atrioventricular (AV) node is its ability to prevent excessive ventricular rates in the presence of high atrial rates, in particular atrial fibrillation, a common clinical ...

Cardiovascular Research, Editorial, Andrew C Rankin, Antony J Workman

Date : 01/11/1999