Published in Cardiovascular Week, May 29th, 2006
Study 1: Inherited conduction system abnormalities are one group of diseases with many genes.
According to a recent review in the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, "The cardiac conduction system can be anatomically, developmentally, and molecularly distinguished from the working myocardium. Abnormalities in cardiac conduction can occur due to a variety of factors, including developmental and congenital defects, acquired injury or ischemia of portions of the conduction system, or less commonly due to inherited diseases that alter cardiac...
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