GLENN A. LANGER, M.D.; ALLAN J. BRADY, Ph.D.; KENNETH I. SHINE, M.D.; JOY A. SOPIS, Ph.D.
Certain aspects of cardiac function as related to the normal and diseased heart are summarized. Topics discussed include:  myocardial ultrastructuralfunctional relationships;  the process of electrical excitation and conduction and the basic physiology of arrhythmias and conduction defects;  methods of evaluation of myocardial failure in the patient and present concepts of the cellular basis of heart failure; and  the role of the ions in the control of the myocardial contractile process and the possible relationships between ionic flux and digitalis action.
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LANGER GA, BRADY AJ, SHINE KI, SOPIS JA. Cardiac Disease and Its Treatment—Some
Physiological Correlations. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:715–727. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-5-715
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(5):715-727.
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