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[...]models should be relevant to and accurately reproduce the important substrates associated with ageing and with diseases such as hypertension, heart failure, and ischaemic heart disease which ...

Cardiovascular Research, REVIEWS: FOCUS ON THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, José Jalife

Date : 01/03/2011 Item size : 448973 bytes
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Introduction Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most commonly encountered sustained arrhythmia in man with a variable clinical presentation.1 Besides AF secondary to hypertension, coronary artery ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Sevasti-Maria Chaldoupi, Peter Loh, Richard N.W. Hauer, Jacques M.T. de Bakker, Harold V.M. van Rijen

Date : 01/10/2009 Item size : 560248 bytes
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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
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The prevalence of AF has been increasing, due to both ageing of the population and an increased prevalence of risk factors such as obesity and sedentary lifestyle. Many of the available ...

Cardiovascular Research, Editorial, David R. Van Wagoner

Date : 01/04/2013 Item size : 162016 bytes
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The most common pathologies are valvular and ischemic heart disease, hyperthyroidism, hypertension, and cardiomyopathies. Less common etiologies, but still clearly associated with AF, include ...

Cardiovascular Research, Editorial, Richard B Schuessler

Date : 01/11/2001 Item size : 131331 bytes
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Among the genes encoding the proteins underlying these currents, HERG codes for the K+ channel generating IKr, the target of class III antiarrhythmic drugs. Since this gene is also expressed at the ...

Cardiovascular Research, Editorial, Isabelle Baró

Date : 01/10/2006 Item size : 175784 bytes
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Methods: Sterile pericarditis was created in 20 dogs randomly assigned to two groups: a control group (10 dogs) and an atorvastatin treatment group (10 dogs). On the second postoperative day, the ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Koichiro Kumagai, Hideko Nakashima, Keijiro Saku

Date : 01/04/2004 Item size : 245191 bytes
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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
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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
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Abstract Objective In electrically remodeled atria the effect of blockers of the delayed rectifier K+ current IKr on repolarization is reduced, whereas the efficacy of early class III drugs ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Y. Blaauw, U. Schotten, A. van Hunnik, H.R. Neuberger, M.A. Allessie

Date : 01/07/2007