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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 807084, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/807084
Review Article

Physiologic Basis and Pathophysiologic Implications of the Diastolic Properties of the Cardiac Muscle

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal

Received 1 November 2009; Revised 15 February 2010; Accepted 21 March 2010

Academic Editor: Henk L. M. Granzier

Copyright © 2010 João Ferreira-Martins and Adelino F. Leite-Moreira. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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