In mitral insufficiency induced by chordotomy in dogs beside the common diagnostic data the values for tissue perfusion indicative of myocardial microcirculation have been studied. Unexpectedly, a decrease of subendocardial circulation was found; this reduced circulation manifested itself with alterations such as changes in mitochondrial structure, increased quantity of subsarcolemmic sarcoplasma, and degenerative symptoms.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Acta chirurgica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 1979|
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