Epicardium

Known as: Visceral Pericardium, Visceral serous pericardium proper, Lamina visceralis (epicardium) 
The outer membranous connective tissue layer of the heart tissue.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The epicardium makes essential cellular and paracrine contributions to the growth of the fetal myocardium and the formation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The underlying electrophysiological mechanism that causes an abnormal ECG pattern and ventricular tachycardia… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The existence of the epicardial telocytes was previously documented by immunohistochemistry (IHC) or immunofluorescence. We have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
During cardiac development, the epicardium is the source of multipotent mesenchymal cells, which give rise to endothelial and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We describe a new 3-D statistical shape model of the heart consisting of atria, ventricles and epicardium. The model was… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We have established a heart slice primary culture, which allows us to mechanically separate distinct cardiac cell populations and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The epicardium and dorsal mesocardium are known to be the source of structures that form the wall of the coronary vessels… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND We recently reported that sodium channel block can produce opposite effects on action potential duration (APD) and… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
We have presented recommendations for the optimum acquisition of quantitative two-dimensional data in the current… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Previous studies have denied the presence of a transient outward current (Ito) in ventricular myocardium of dog, sheep, and calf… (More)
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