Basic mechanisms of cardiac impulse propagation and associated arrhythmias.

@article{Klber2004BasicMO,
  title={Basic mechanisms of cardiac impulse propagation and associated arrhythmias.},
  author={A. Kl{\'e}ber and Y. Rudy},
  journal={Physiological reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={
          431-88
        }
}
  • A. Kléber, Y. Rudy
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Physics
  • Physiological reviews
  • Propagation of excitation in the heart involves action potential (AP) generation by cardiac cells and its propagation in the multicellular tissue. AP conduction is the outcome of complex interactions between cellular electrical activity, electrical cell-to-cell communication, and the cardiac tissue structure. As shown in this review, strong interactions occur among these determinants of electrical impulse propagation. A special form of conduction that underlies many cardiac arrhythmias involves… CONTINUE READING
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