Basic Research in Cardiology

, Volume 73, Issue 2, pp 200–207 | Cite as

X-ray microanalysis of isolated perfused rat hearts

  • D. Tzivoni
  • R. Yarom
  • M. Fields
  • T. A. Hall
  • M. S. Gotsman
Original Contributions


X-ray microanalysis was carried out on sections from isolated hearts perfused with a modifiedKrebs-Henseleit solution with or without isoproterenol. Changes in P, Ca and Zn concentrations could be detected after isoproterenol and some correlation with hemodynamic and morphological parameters was observed. Ratios between P/Ca in myonuclei and the ratios of interstitial cell to myofiber nucleus calcium were related directly to the state of the heart.


Public Health Calcium Isoproterenol Interstitial Cell Morphological Parameter 
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Röntgen-Mikroanalyse des isolierten, perfundierten Rattenherzens


An Schnitten von isolierten Herzen, die mit einer modifiziertenKrebs-Henseleit-Lösung mit oder ohne Zusatz von Isoproterenol perfundiert worden waren, wurde eine Röntgenmikroanalyse durchgeführt. Nach Isoproterenolperfusion konnten Veränderungen der P-, Ca- und Zn-Konzentrationen und eine Beziehung dieser Änderungen zu hämodynamischen und morphologischen Parametern festgestellt werden. Das P/Ca-Verhältnis in den Kernen der Muskelfasern und die Calcium-Relation zwischen den Kernen der interstitiellen Zellen einerseits und der Myokardfasern andererseits zeigten eine direkte Beziehung zum Zustand des Herzens.


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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Tzivoni
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Yarom
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Fields
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. A. Hall
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. S. Gotsman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Cardiology and PathologyHadassah Medical SchoolJerusalem(Israel)
  2. 2.Department of ZoologyCambridge University(U.K.)

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