Innervation of human atrioventricular and arterial valves.


BACKGROUND Limited information exists on the innervation of human cardiac valves and the relationship of nerve fibers and terminals with functional elements within leaflets. METHODS AND RESULTS We examined human AV and arterial valves, obtained postmortem and at surgery, using quantitative immunohistochemical, histochemical, and confocal microscopic… (More)


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@article{Marron1996InnervationOH, title={Innervation of human atrioventricular and arterial valves.}, author={K. Marron and Magdi Yacoub and Julia Polak and Mary Noelle Sheppard and Deborah Fagan and Bruce F Whitehead and M R de Leval and Robert H. Anderson and John Wharton}, journal={Circulation}, year={1996}, volume={94 3}, pages={368-75} }