Cardiac Mechano-Electric Coupling: Acute Effects of Mechanical Stimulation on Heart Rate and Rhythm.

@article{Quinn2020CardiacMC,
  title={Cardiac Mechano-Electric Coupling: Acute Effects of Mechanical Stimulation on Heart Rate and Rhythm.},
  author={T. Alexander Quinn and Peter Kohl},
  journal={Physiological reviews},
  year={2020}
}
The heart is vital for biological function in almost all chordates, including human. It beats continually throughout our life, supplying the body with oxygen and nutrients while removing waste products. If it stops - so does life. The heartbeat involves precise coordination of the activity of billions of individual cells, as well as their swift and well-coordinated adaption to changes in physiological demand. Much of the vital control of cardiac function occurs at the level of individual… 
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