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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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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