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Genetic insights into cardiac relaxation and filling

Genome-wide association studies of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of diastolic heart function shed light on the underlying molecular mechanisms and support a causal role of diastolic function for the development of heart failure.

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Fig. 1: Molecular determinants of diastolic heart function.

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Smith, J.G., Gidlöf, O. Genetic insights into cardiac relaxation and filling. Nat Cardiovasc Res 1, 291–293 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s44161-022-00052-6

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