Fibrosis and heart failure

Abstract

The extracellular matrix (ECM) is a living network of proteins that maintains the structural integrity of the myocardium and allows the transmission of electrical and mechanical forces between the myocytes for systole and diastole. During ventricular remodeling, as a result of iterations in the hemodynamic workload, collagen, the main component of the ECM… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10741-012-9365-4

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@article{Segura2012FibrosisAH, title={Fibrosis and heart failure}, author={Ana Mar{\'i}a Segura and O. H. Frazier and Luis Maximilian Buja}, journal={Heart Failure Reviews}, year={2012}, volume={19}, pages={173-185} }