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Mechanisms of endocardial endothelium modulation of myocardial performance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8540402     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The endocardial endothelium (EE) modulates the performance of the subjacent myocardium and plays an important role in regulation of cardiac function. This modulation has been confirmed in a number of different species and in both in vitro and in vivo conditions. The mechanisms of EE modulation of myocardial performance are still under investigation and the possibilities include the role of EE as a transendothelial physico-chemical barrier and/or the release of various chemical messengers by the EE.
Authors:
P Mohan; S U Sys; D L Brutsaert
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in experimental medicine and biology     Volume:  382     ISSN:  0065-2598     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv. Exp. Med. Biol.     Publication Date:  1995  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-02-02     Completed Date:  1996-02-02     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0121103     Medline TA:  Adv Exp Med Biol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Physiology and Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Endocardium / cytology,  physiology*
Endothelium / physiology
Heart / physiology*
Humans

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