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Anderson, "Distribution of purkinje fibers in the sheep heart," Anatomical Record, vol.
They were located in the loose connective tissue that was situated between the lining endothelium and Purkinje fibers. In the human heart, the subendocardial lymphatic capillaries are less pronounced.
Purkinje published his discovery of a part of the heart conduction system, nowadays called Purkinje fibers or Purkinje cardiomyocytes [1].
Major arrhythmias caused by chronic chloroquine use have been related to a significant reduction in the cardiac rate, increases in the action potential duration and refractory period of Purkinje fibers (7).
Yet it is known that, in the rabbit's right atrium, deterioration of the electric communication induced by increasing the intracellular concentration of [Ca.sup.2+] ions markedly increases the input resistance, which is also true of the Purkinje fibers in the dog's heart [17].