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ESPVR, ejection fraction and heart failure.
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PMID:  21082250     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The problem of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) has recently received much attention. In this study we discuss some relations that connect ejection fraction EF to the parameters describing the end-systolic pressure-volume relation (ESPVR). It is shown that the study of the relation between EF and ESPVR can give some understanding of the problem of HFpEF. An important feature of the present approach is the introduction of the active force of the myocardium (also called isovolumic pressure) in the formalism describing the ESPVR.
Authors:
Rachad M Shoucri
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular engineering (Dordrecht, Netherlands)     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1573-6806     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Eng     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101132083     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Eng     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, ON K7K7B4, Canada. shoucri-r@rmc.ca
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