Cardiac arrhythmias and transcatheter ablation

Fei Lü, Scott Sakaguchi, David G Benditt

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The normal heartbeat is initiated by specialized cardiac cells (so-called pacemaker cells) located in the right atrium adjacent to its junction with the superior vena cava. These cells make up a specialized, albeit somewhat diffuse, region of the right atrium called the sinus node.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Cardiac Anatomy, Physiology, and Devices
PublisherHumana Press
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)1588294439, 9781588294432
StatePublished - 2005


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