Mechanisms of endocardial endothelium modulation of myocardial performance

S. U. Sys, L. J. Andries, T. C. Gillebert, D. L. Brutsaert, R. Beyar, D. Allen, H. Strauss

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The nature of modulation of myocardial performance by the endocardial endothelium (EE) is briefly described. Possible mechanisms of this modulation include a physical barrier effect, the release of various chemical messengers and a transendothelial physicochemical barrier.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-58
Number of pages8
JournalAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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