Mechanoelectrical coupling enhances initiation and affects perpetuation of atrial fibrillation during acute atrial dilation

Nico H. L. Kuijpers*, Mark Potse, Peter M. van Dam, Huub M. M. ten Eikelder, Sander Verheule, Frits W. Prinzen, Ulrich Schotten

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34 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429-436
JournalHeart Rhythm
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011


  • Acute atrial dilation
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Excitation-contraction coupling
  • Mechanoelectrical coupling
  • Stretch-activated channel

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