Carvedilol tweaks calcium release to ease arrhythmias
- This paper just came out in Nature Medicine:
*Carvedilol tweaks calcium release to ease arrhythmias pp923 - 924*
Bjorn C Knollmann
Spontaneous calcium release from intracellular stores can trigger irregular
heart beats and sudden death. A new study shows that the heart failure drug
carvedilol prevents irregular heart beats by a unique action on calcium
release channels (pages 1003-1009).
If someone is interested in reading the complete article, let me know, so I
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