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Conduction system of the heart

The intrinsic conduction system sets the basic rhythm of the beating heart by generating impulses which stimulate the heart to contract.


Review Date: 6/5/2010
Reviewed By: Issam Mikati, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Director, Northwestern Clinic Echocardiography Lab, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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