Title

P75Shortening and calcium transport in epicardial and endocardial ventricular myocytes from the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat

Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

Cardiovascular Research

Publication Date

4-1-2018

Abstract

Background/Introduction: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a serious global health problem. According to the International Diabetes Federation Atlas 2015 the estimated number of people with DM worldwide is expected to increase from 415 million in 2015 to 642 million in 2040. Cardiovascular complications are the major cause of morbidity and mortality in diabetic patients. Electromechanical function is frequently compromised in the diabetic heart.; ; Purpose: To investigate the regional effects of DM on shortening and calcium (Ca2+) transport in epicardial (EPI) and endocardial (ENDO) myocytes from the left ventricle of streptozotocin (STZ) - induced...

ISSN

0008-6363

Publisher

Oxford University Press (OUP)

Volume

114

First Page

S20

Last Page

S20

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences

Indexed in Scopus

no

Open Access

no

Open Access Type

Bronze: This publication is openly available on the publisher’s website but without an open license

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