Cellular changes in mechanically overloaded heart

  • P. Y. Hatt
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From the ultrastructural aspects of the myocardial cell in different types of heart overloading, several points concerning the adaptation of the myocardial cell were briefly summarized: the respective role of hypertrophy and hyperplasia in heart enlargement, the nature of the myofibrillar changes; the changes in the volume, number and size of mitochondria, and the dependence of the cellular lesions on the severity of the load.

Zelluläre Veränderungen im mechanisch überbelasteten Herzen


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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag, Darmstadt 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Y. Hatt
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  1. 1.Unité de Recherches de Pathologie Cardiovasculaire de l’INSERMHôpital Léon BernardLimeil BrevannesFrance

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