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Myocardial venous drainage: from anatomy to clinical use.
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PMID:  23388231     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The heart's venous drainage system has been the object of observations and research for several centuries. Its anatomic and histological characteristics, as well as its distribution and architecture, make the cardiac venous system a uniquely organized structure within the organism. An understanding of its physiology helps in comprehending some of the mechanisms by which, under special conditions, the myocardium tolerates ischemia. The heart's venous system has become important today as a route for administering pharmacologic therapy, gene therapy, growth factors, and stem cells to the myocardium. Access through the coronary sinus is a common practice in modern electrophysiology.
Dario Echeverri; Jaime Cabrales; Alejando Jimenez
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-105     Citation Subset:  IM    
Fundación Cardioinfantil, Bogota, Colombia, Calle 163 #13b - 60 Hemodinamia, Bogota, Colombia.
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