Koch, Walter

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Koch,

Walter, German surgeon, 1880–.
Koch node - the mass of specialized cardiac muscle fibers that normally acts as the "pacemaker" of the cardiac conduction system. Synonym(s): sinuatrial node
Koch triangle - a triangular area of the wall of the right atrium of the heart that marks the situation of the atrioventricular node.
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Lead researcher Dr Walter Koch warned human tests might not be as successful.
Professor Walter Koch, from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, USA, who led the research, said, 'This study is the last proof of concept.'