Representation of sino-atrial node dynamics by circle maps

G. P. Kremmydas, A. V. Holden, A. Bezerianos, T. Bountis

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Abstract

We characterise a model of the sinoatrial node, the pacemaker of the heart, by its response to brief current pulses by a family of phase transition curves. These circle maps are used to describe the effects of acetylcholine on the sensitivity of the pacemaker to perturbations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1799-1805
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos in Applied Sciences and Engineering
Volume6
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1996
Externally publishedYes

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Acetylcholine
Circle Map
Pacemakers
Phase Transition
Perturbation
Curve
Vertex of a graph
Phase transitions
Model
Heart
Family

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  • Applied Mathematics

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Representation of sino-atrial node dynamics by circle maps. / Kremmydas, G. P.; Holden, A. V.; Bezerianos, A.; Bountis, T.

In: International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 10, 10.1996, p. 1799-1805.

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Kremmydas, G. P. ; Holden, A. V. ; Bezerianos, A. ; Bountis, T. / Representation of sino-atrial node dynamics by circle maps. In: International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos in Applied Sciences and Engineering. 1996 ; Vol. 6, No. 10. pp. 1799-1805.
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