A Study of the Autowave Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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It has been shown by multielectrode electrophysiological mapping that many types of cardiac arrhythmias are based on re-entry, i.e. excitation wave circulation along a closed circuit. On the other hand, rotating waves of excitation have long been studied by physical methods. They constitute an important class of strongly nonlinear waves, the so-called autowave vortices.
KeywordsCardiac Arrhythmia Vortex Ring Excitable Medium Spiral Wave Sodium Bromate
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