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*  Management of atrial fibrillation
Abnormal Renal/Liver Function, Stroke, Bleeding History or Predisposition, Labile INR, Elderly, Drugs/Alcohol Concomitantly) ... 2005). "Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Study (LAAOS): results of a randomized controlled pilot study of left atrial appendage ... 2003). "Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Study (LAAOS): a randomized clinical trial of left atrial appendage occlusion during ... Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation Working Group (2007). "Independent predictors of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation ...
*  MYL4
Normal atrial function is essential for embryogenesis, as inactivation of the MYL7 gene was embryonic lethal at ED10.5-11.5. ... Huang C, Sheikh F, Hollander M, Cai C, Becker D, Chu PH, Evans S, Chen J (December 2003). "Embryonic atrial function is ... Atrial Light Chain-1 (ALC-1), also known as Essential Light Chain, Atrial is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MYL4 ... Shift in atrial myosin heavy chains and in ventricular myosin light chains". European Heart Journal. 5 Suppl F: 85-93. doi: ...
*  Pacemaker syndrome
Theodorakis GN, Panou F, Markianos M, Fragakis N, Livanis EG, Kremastinos DT (February 1997). "Left atrial function and atrial ... and decreased left atrial total emptying fraction associated with ventricular pacing. The loss of physiologic timing of atrial ... Atrial contraction against a closed tricuspid valve can cause pulsation in the neck and abdomen, headache, cough, and jaw pain ... That's due to increase in left atrial pressure and left ventricular filling pressure, which is due to decreased cardiac output ...
*  Øyvind Ellingsen
Vengen ØA, Ellingsen Ø, Lande K, Ilebekk A. Significance of right atrial function during right sided inotropic stimulation of ... Vengen ØA, Ellingsen Ø, Ilebekk A. Forward diastolic flow in pulmonary artery induced by right atrial contraction of in situ ... Exercise training before cardiac-specific Serca2 disruption attenuates the decline in cardiac function in mice. J Appl Physiol ... He currently participates in the HUNT-3 survey of physical activity, aerobic capacity, and endothelial function in Nord- ...
*  William DeVries
"Atrial endocrine function in humans with artificial hearts." ; Schwab T.R., Edwards B.S., DeVries W.C., Zimmerman R.S., Burnett ... February 1987 ; "Artificial Organs" ; PMID 3566584 "A clinical estimation model for noninvasive determination of atrial ...
*  List of MeSH codes (G09)
... atrial function MeSH G09.330.582.075.100 --- atrial function, left MeSH G09.330.582.075.200 --- atrial function, right MeSH ... ventricular function MeSH G09.330.582.962.800 --- ventricular function, left MeSH G09.330.582.962.900 --- ventricular function ...
*  Christodoulos I. Stefanadis
Effects of balloon mitral valvuloplasty on left atrial function in mitral stenosis as assessed by pressure-area relation. J Am ... Assessment of left atrial pressure-area relation in humans by means of retrograde left atrial catheterization and ... He subsequently made studies on the elastic properties of aorta and the function of left atrium. A large part of his research ... Aortic function in arterial hypertension determined by pressure-diameter relation: Effects of diltiazem. Circulation. 1997 Sep ...
*  Dinker Belle Rai
The discovery of right atrial mechanical function is a pivotal discovery in his medical research work. He is an editor for the ... He is best known for his discovery of the mechanical function of atrial chambers of the heart. With experimental evidence on ... atrial fibrillation and in improving the design and functioning of prosthetic hearts. Rai captained the Bangalore University ... The functioning of the Heart: Dr. Dinker Rai's Discovery- Bhavan's Journal VOL .5:9&10. February 1986 Newspaper Ten Deccan ...
*  Tissue Doppler echocardiography
... is a function of atrial contraction. The ratio between e' and a' is also a measure of diastolic function, in addition to the ... Before the advent of tissue Doppler, systolic function was usually assessed with Ejection fraction (EF), and diastolic function ... this pressure difference is both a function of the pressure drop during early relaxation and the initial atrial pressure. In ... In the right ventricle this is not an important principle, as the right atrial pressure is the same as central venous pressure ...
*  Aldosterone
... has exactly the opposite function of the atrial natriuretic hormone secreted by the heart. Aldosterone is part of ... Aldosterone is a function of the inverse of the sodium intake as sensed via osmotic pressure. The slope of the response of ... The amount of aldosterone secreted is a direct function of the serum potassium as probably determined by sensors in the carotid ... they share 11β-hydroxylation and 18-hydroxylation functions), but aldosterone synthase is also able to perform an 18-oxidation ...
*  KCNA5
"Kv1.5 channelopathy due to KCNA5 loss-of-function mutation causes human atrial fibrillation". Human Molecular Genetics. 15 (14 ... Mutations in this gene have been related to both atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death. KCNA5 are also key players in ... It belongs to the delayed rectifier class, the function of which could restore the resting membrane potential of beta cells ... Potassium channel subunits capable of functioning as Src homology 3-dependent adaptors". Proceedings of the National Academy of ...
*  Mechanosensitive channels
Atrial fibrillation Abnormalities in the function of MS channels can cause: Neuronal disease Muscular degeneration. Cardiac ... MSCs function as mechanotransducers capable of generating both electrical and ion flux signals as a response to external or ... In Bacteria and Archaea the function of these channels is conserved and it has been demonstrated that they play a role in ... Although MS vary in many aspects, structures and functions, all the MS studied to date share an important feature: in a process ...
*  RGS2
Tuomi JM, Chidiac P, Jones DL (February 2010). "Evidence for enhanced M3 muscarinic receptor function and sensitivity to atrial ... RGS2 functions as a GTPase Activating Protein (GAP) which acts to increase the natural GTPase activity of the Gα subunit. By ... There has also been some evidence of a role of RGS2 in atrial arrhythmias where RGS2 deficient mice exhibited prolonged and ... 1998). "RGS2/G0S8 is a selective inhibitor of Gqalpha function". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 94 (26): 14389-93. doi:10.1073/ ...
*  Thyroid disease
"Thyroid Function Abnormalities during Amiodarone Therapy for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation". The American Journal of Medicine ... Its primary function is to increase the production of T3 and T4 by the thyroid gland. The most useful marker of thyroid gland ... Thyroid disease is a medical condition that affects the function of the thyroid gland (the endocrine organ found at the front ... There are several hormones that can be measured in the blood to determine how the thyroid gland is functioning. These include ...
*  Junctional ectopic tachycardia
Occasionally pacing of the atrium at a rate higher than the JET may allow improved cardiac function by allowing atrial and ... as they do during atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter), the AV node will limit the electrical activity that conducts to the ... This function of the AV node is important, because if the signals generated in the atria of the heart were to increase in rate ... There may be atrio-ventricular disassociation with more ventricular signals then atrial signals. The cause of JET is felt to be ...
*  Harald Jockusch
Long-term expression of isomyosins and myoendocrine functions in ectopic grafts of atrial tissue. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. ...
*  Caveolin 3
"Effects of human atrial natriuretic peptide on cardiac function and hemodynamics in patients with high plasma BNP levels". Int ... This gene encodes a caveolin family member, which functions as a component of the caveolae plasma membranes found in most cell ... Mutations resulting in loss-of-function of caveolin-3 cause cardiac myocyte hypertrophy, dilation of the heart, and depression ... Disruption of caveolin-3 disturbs the structure of cardiac caveolae and blocks atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) expression, a ...
*  KCNE5
"Gain of function in IKs secondary to a mutation in KCNE5 associated with atrial fibrillation". Heart Rhythm. 5 (3): 427-35. doi ... Inherited sequence variants in human KCNE5 are associated with atrial fibrillation and Brugada syndrome. Atrial fibrillation is ... "Gain of function in IKs secondary to a mutation in KCNE5 associated with atrial fibrillation". Heart Rhythm. 5 (3): 427-35. doi ... "Identification of a KCNE2 gain-of-function mutation in patients with familial atrial fibrillation". American Journal of Human ...
*  KCNE2
"Identification of a KCNE2 gain-of-function mutation in patients with familial atrial fibrillation". American Journal of Human ... "Gain-of-function mutations in potassium channel subunit KCNE2 associated with early-onset lone atrial fibrillation". Biomarkers ... As observed for hERG mutations, KCNE2 loss-of-function mutations are associated with inherited LQTS, and hERG-KCNE2 channels ... KCNE2 is also expressed in atrial and ventricular cardiomyocytes, the pancreas, pituitary gland, and lung epithelium. In situ ...
*  Shimmer Sensing
The Shimmer3 ECG unit can be applied to a variety of applications such as heart function monitoring , atrial fibrillation , ...
*  Atrium (heart)
This appears to "function as a decompression chamber during left ventricular systole and during other periods when left atrial ... Left atrial appendage occlusion is an experimental treatment to prevent stroke in atrial fibrillation. The left atrial ... 1) There are no atrial inlet valves to interrupt blood flow during atrial systole. (2) The atrial systole contractions are ... Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome Atrial flutter Atrial tachycardia Sinus tachycardia Multifocal atrial tachycardia - several ...
*  TBX20
"A gain-of-function TBX20 mutation causes congenital atrial septal defects, patent foramen ovale and cardiac valve defects". ... Proper function of Tbx20 is essential because it controls other genes that regulate cardiomyocyte proliferation, such as Tbx2 ... Studies in mouse, human and fruitfly have shown that this gene is essential for early heart development, adult heart function ... function and adaptation". Development. 132 (10): 2451-62. doi:10.1242/dev.01799. PMID 15843414. Takeuchi JK, Mileikovskaia M, ...
*  Mir-423 microRNA precursor family
5p fails as a biomarker for systemic ventricular function in adults after atrial repair for transposition of the great arteries ... MicroRNAs function to regulate the expression levels of other genes by several mechanisms. MicroRNA 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. ...
*  MYH6
... enhances the binding of MHC-α to myosin binding protein-C and disrupts normal sarcomere function and cardiac atrial conduction ... The 9 nm alpha-helical neck region of each MHC-α head non-covalently binds two light chains, atrial essential light chain (MYL4 ... MYH6 has been shown to be the predominant sarcomeric disease gene for secundum-type atrial septal defects. Additional studies ... It is the major protein comprising the cardiac muscle thick filament, and functions in cardiac muscle contraction. Mutations in ...
*  Notch signaling pathway
... of the bHLH transcription factor Hrt2 in repression of atrial gene expression and maintenance of postnatal cardiac function". ... all notch proteins fail to function properly. As yet, the manner by which the glycosylation of notch affects function is not ... Studies have revealed that both loss- and gain-of-function of the Notch pathway results in defects in AV canal development. In ... The addition of O-fucose by POFUT1 is absolutely necessary for notch function, and, without the enzyme to add O-fucose, ...
*  Sándor J. Kovács
In addition, kinematic characterization of diastolic function has advanced understanding of form and function via the ... Manson McGuire A, Hagley MT, Hall AF, Kovács SJ, Jr.: Relationship of the fourth heart sound to atrial systolic transmitral ... "What global diastolic function is, what it is not, and how to measure it." American Journal of Physiology Heart and Circulatory ... Kovács SJ, Jr., Barzilai B, Perez J. Evaluation of diastolic function with Doppler echocardiography: the PDF formalism. Am. J. ...
*  Sacubitril/valsartan
... presence or absence of reduced kidney function, diabetes mellitus, atrial fibrillation, hypertension, and prior hospitalization ...