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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
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Means for high-density multiparametric physiological mapping and stimulation are critically important in both basic and clinical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Background— The underlying electrophysiological mechanism that causes an abnormal ECG pattern and ventricular tachycardia… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Zebrafish heart regeneration occurs through the activation of cardiomyocyte proliferation in areas of trauma. Here, we show that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The Wilms' Tumour gene WT1 has important functions during development. Knock-out mice were shown to have defects in the… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND In this study we tested the hypothesis that atrial fibrillation (AF) causes electrophysiological changes of the atrial… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
We have presented recommendations for the optimum acquisition of quantitative two-dimensional data in the current… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The origin of the epicardium and the formation of the early blood vessels of the heart prior to the opening of the coronary… Expand
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