Structure of atrioventricular node

Known as: Node, Atrio-Ventricular, Nodus atrioventricularis, Nodes, A-V 
A small nodular mass of specialized muscle fibers located in the interatrial septum near the opening of the coronary sinus. It gives rise to the… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The primary myocardium of the embryonic heart, including the atrioventricular canal and outflow tract, is essential for septation… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The generation of the mammalian heartbeat is a complex and vital function requiring multiple and coordinated ionic channel… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Activation of cardiac muscle is mediated by the His-Purkinje system, a discrete pathway containing fast-conducting cells… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Catheter ablation procedures have revived interest in the detailed anatomy of the specialized atrioventricular (AV… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mutations in the gene encoding the homeobox transcription factor NKX2-5 were found to cause nonsyndromic, human congenital heart… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate the functional pathways of efferent vagal innervation to the atrial… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the independent hemodynamic effects of an irregular sequence of ventricular… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Electrical coupling between heart muscle cells is mediated by specialised regions of sarcolemmal interaction termed gap junctions… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Parasympathetic pathways mediating chronotropic and dromotropic responses to cervical vagal stimulation were determined from… (More)
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1973
Highly Cited
1973
Methods were devised for the selective alteration of parasympathetic control over the sinoatrial (SA) or the atrioventricular (AV… (More)
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