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In this book are the papers and associated discussion presented during a symposium held at Rio de Janeiro in August of 1960. The meeting was organized by a group of electrophysiologists, who invited several other electrophysiologists, some anatomists, and a pharmacologist. In the first paper the suitability of the title of the symposium is questioned by an anatomist, who substitutes for "specialized tissues of the heart" her own term, "atrio-ventricular connecting system (ACVS)." All this refers to what is conventionally designated in English as the conducting system, and more accurately by the Germans as das Reizleitungssystem.
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The Specialized Tissues of the Heart. Proceedings of the Symposium Held in Rio De Janeiro, August, 1960.. Ann Intern Med. ;57:696–697. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-57-4-696
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;57(4):696-697.
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