Apoptosis predominates in nonmyocytes in heart failure.


The goal of this investigation was to determine the distribution of myocardial apoptosis in myocytes and nonmyocytes in primates and patients with heart failure (HF). Almost all clinical cardiologists and cardiovascular investigators believe that myocyte apoptosis is considered to be a cardinal sign of HF and a major factor in its pathogenesis. However… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00310.2009


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