Cardiac arrhythmias: Expression of connexin 43 in infarct scar cuts cardiac arrhythmias after heart attack

https://ift.tt/2rrXo2n Life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias often occur after a heart attack, as the scar tissue can interfere with the spread of electrical impulses that activate the heart. Scientists have now developed a method to improve electrical transmission in the heart by transferring a single gene, Connexin 43, to cells that form the infarct scar.

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