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Local epicardial light pulse terminates ventricular arrhythmias in the adult rat heart upon optogenetic modification: towards biological shockless defibrillation.

Topic: Ion channels and electrophysiology

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Doctor Emile Nyns

Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden (Netherlands (The))
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Cellular and molecular electrophysiology

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ESC Congress 2017

26 August - 30 August 2017

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