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Cardiology Research and Practice
Volume 2011, Article ID 162984, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/162984
Research Article

Rate Control in Atrial Fibrillation by Cooling: Effect of Temperature on Dromotropy in Perfused Rabbit Hearts

1Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
2University Witten/Herdecke, 58448 Witten, Germany
3Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands

Received 19 November 2010; Revised 21 February 2011; Accepted 23 February 2011

Academic Editor: Atul Verma

Copyright © 2011 Karl Mischke et al. 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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