Pharmacologic inhibition of small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels by NS8593 reveals atrial antiarrhythmic potential in horses

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Pharmacologic inhibition of small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels by NS8593 reveals atrial antiarrhythmic potential in horses. / Haugaard, Maria Mathilde; Hesselkilde, Eva Zander; Pehrson, Steen Michael; Carstensen, Helena; Madsen, Mette Flethøj; Præstegaard, Kirstine Færgemand; Sørensen, Ulrik Svane; Diness, Jonas Goldin; Grunnet, Morten; Buhl, Rikke; Jespersen, Thomas.

In: Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, Vol. 12, No. 4, 04.2015, p. 825-835.

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Haugaard, MM, Hesselkilde, EZ, Pehrson, SM, Carstensen, H, Madsen, MF, Præstegaard, KF, Sørensen, US, Diness, JG, Grunnet, M, Buhl, R & Jespersen, T 2015, 'Pharmacologic inhibition of small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels by NS8593 reveals atrial antiarrhythmic potential in horses', Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 825-835. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.12.028

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Haugaard, M. M., Hesselkilde, E. Z., Pehrson, S. M., Carstensen, H., Madsen, M. F., Præstegaard, K. F., ... Jespersen, T. (2015). Pharmacologic inhibition of small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels by NS8593 reveals atrial antiarrhythmic potential in horses. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, 12(4), 825-835. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.12.028

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Haugaard MM, Hesselkilde EZ, Pehrson SM, Carstensen H, Madsen MF, Præstegaard KF et al. Pharmacologic inhibition of small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels by NS8593 reveals atrial antiarrhythmic potential in horses. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society. 2015 Apr;12(4):825-835. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.12.028

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Haugaard, Maria Mathilde ; Hesselkilde, Eva Zander ; Pehrson, Steen Michael ; Carstensen, Helena ; Madsen, Mette Flethøj ; Præstegaard, Kirstine Færgemand ; Sørensen, Ulrik Svane ; Diness, Jonas Goldin ; Grunnet, Morten ; Buhl, Rikke ; Jespersen, Thomas. / Pharmacologic inhibition of small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels by NS8593 reveals atrial antiarrhythmic potential in horses. In: Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society. 2015 ; Vol. 12, No. 4. pp. 825-835.

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@article{146ed878a71d4a83bdef1e574aa6be36,
title = "Pharmacologic inhibition of small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels by NS8593 reveals atrial antiarrhythmic potential in horses",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: Small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels have been found to play an important role in atrial repolarization and atrial fibrillation (AF).OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the existence and functional role of SK channels in the equine heart.METHODS: Cardiac biopsies were analyzed to investigate the expression level of the most prominent cardiac ion channels, with special focus on SK channels, in the equine heart. Subcellular distribution of SK isoform 2 (SK2) was assessed by immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy. The electrophysiologic and anti-AF effects of the relative selective SK channel inhibitor NS8593 (5 mg/kg IV) were evaluated in anesthetized horses, focusing on the potential of NS8593 to terminate acute pacing-induced AF, drug-induced changes in atrial effective refractory period, AF duration and vulnerability, and ventricular depolarization and repolarization times.RESULTS: Analysis revealed equivalent mRNA transcript levels of the 3 SK channel isoforms in atria compared to ventricles. Immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy displayed a widespread distribution of SK2 in both atrial and ventricular cardiomyocytes. NS8593 terminated all induced AF episodes (duration ≥15 minutes), caused pronounced prolongation of atrial effective refractory period, and reduced AF duration and vulnerability. QRS duration and QTc interval were not affected by treatment.CONCLUSION: SK channels are widely distributed in atrial and ventricular cardiomyocytes and contribute to atrial repolarization. Inhibition by NS8593 terminates pacing-induced AF of short duration and decreases AF duration and vulnerability without affecting ventricular conduction and repolarization. Thus, inhibition by NS8593 demonstrates clear atrial antiarrhythmic properties in healthy horses.",
author = "Haugaard, {Maria Mathilde} and Hesselkilde, {Eva Zander} and Pehrson, {Steen Michael} and Helena Carstensen and Madsen, {Mette Fleth{\o}j} and Pr{\ae}stegaard, {Kirstine F{\ae}rgemand} and S{\o}rensen, {Ulrik Svane} and Diness, {Jonas Goldin} and Morten Grunnet and Rikke Buhl and Thomas Jespersen",
note = "Copyright {\circledC} 2015 Heart Rhythm Society. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.",
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language = "English",
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T1 - Pharmacologic inhibition of small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels by NS8593 reveals atrial antiarrhythmic potential in horses

AU - Haugaard, Maria Mathilde

AU - Hesselkilde, Eva Zander

AU - Pehrson, Steen Michael

AU - Carstensen, Helena

AU - Madsen, Mette Flethøj

AU - Præstegaard, Kirstine Færgemand

AU - Sørensen, Ulrik Svane

AU - Diness, Jonas Goldin

AU - Grunnet, Morten

AU - Buhl, Rikke

AU - Jespersen, Thomas

N1 - Copyright © 2015 Heart Rhythm Society. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

PY - 2015/4

Y1 - 2015/4

N2 - BACKGROUND: Small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels have been found to play an important role in atrial repolarization and atrial fibrillation (AF).OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the existence and functional role of SK channels in the equine heart.METHODS: Cardiac biopsies were analyzed to investigate the expression level of the most prominent cardiac ion channels, with special focus on SK channels, in the equine heart. Subcellular distribution of SK isoform 2 (SK2) was assessed by immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy. The electrophysiologic and anti-AF effects of the relative selective SK channel inhibitor NS8593 (5 mg/kg IV) were evaluated in anesthetized horses, focusing on the potential of NS8593 to terminate acute pacing-induced AF, drug-induced changes in atrial effective refractory period, AF duration and vulnerability, and ventricular depolarization and repolarization times.RESULTS: Analysis revealed equivalent mRNA transcript levels of the 3 SK channel isoforms in atria compared to ventricles. Immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy displayed a widespread distribution of SK2 in both atrial and ventricular cardiomyocytes. NS8593 terminated all induced AF episodes (duration ≥15 minutes), caused pronounced prolongation of atrial effective refractory period, and reduced AF duration and vulnerability. QRS duration and QTc interval were not affected by treatment.CONCLUSION: SK channels are widely distributed in atrial and ventricular cardiomyocytes and contribute to atrial repolarization. Inhibition by NS8593 terminates pacing-induced AF of short duration and decreases AF duration and vulnerability without affecting ventricular conduction and repolarization. Thus, inhibition by NS8593 demonstrates clear atrial antiarrhythmic properties in healthy horses.

AB - BACKGROUND: Small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels have been found to play an important role in atrial repolarization and atrial fibrillation (AF).OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the existence and functional role of SK channels in the equine heart.METHODS: Cardiac biopsies were analyzed to investigate the expression level of the most prominent cardiac ion channels, with special focus on SK channels, in the equine heart. Subcellular distribution of SK isoform 2 (SK2) was assessed by immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy. The electrophysiologic and anti-AF effects of the relative selective SK channel inhibitor NS8593 (5 mg/kg IV) were evaluated in anesthetized horses, focusing on the potential of NS8593 to terminate acute pacing-induced AF, drug-induced changes in atrial effective refractory period, AF duration and vulnerability, and ventricular depolarization and repolarization times.RESULTS: Analysis revealed equivalent mRNA transcript levels of the 3 SK channel isoforms in atria compared to ventricles. Immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy displayed a widespread distribution of SK2 in both atrial and ventricular cardiomyocytes. NS8593 terminated all induced AF episodes (duration ≥15 minutes), caused pronounced prolongation of atrial effective refractory period, and reduced AF duration and vulnerability. QRS duration and QTc interval were not affected by treatment.CONCLUSION: SK channels are widely distributed in atrial and ventricular cardiomyocytes and contribute to atrial repolarization. Inhibition by NS8593 terminates pacing-induced AF of short duration and decreases AF duration and vulnerability without affecting ventricular conduction and repolarization. Thus, inhibition by NS8593 demonstrates clear atrial antiarrhythmic properties in healthy horses.

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DO - 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.12.028

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SP - 825

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JO - Heart Rhythm

JF - Heart Rhythm

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