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In the foreword to this text, Dr. Carl J. Wiggers states, "The monograph will, I predict, be considered a classic by physiologists." In this monograph, the authors have presented the results of their own studies, reviews of earlier studies and the many unsolved problems which still remain. The study of the excitability and the excitatory process is of fundamental importance in the understanding of cardiac function. The present concepts of the initiation and propagation of activity in living tissue are discussed. The methodologies and apparatus developed for the study of excitability and cardiac response, including technics applicable to cellular elements
Excitability of the Heart.. Ann Intern Med. 1957;46:433–434. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-46-2-433_3
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