Development of the cardiac conduction system: a matter of chamber development

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Abstract

Within one day after the formation of the linear heart an adult type of electrocardiogram (ECG) can be monitored, reflecting the development of coordinated activation of the heart. The possibility that during evolution and ontogenesis of the heat, this development is achieved by localized growth of cardiac chambers rather than of a conduction system is discussed here
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDevelopment of the cardiac conduction system
EditorsD. J. Chadwick, J. Goode
Place of PublicationChichester
PublisherJohn Wiley
Pages25-34; discussion 34-43, 276-9
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Publication series

NameNovartis Foundation Symposium
Volume250

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