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Regulation of Cardiac Contractility

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Regulation of Cardiac Contractility
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Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences
ISBN/ASIN: 1615041745
ISBN-13: 9781615041749
Number of pages: 44

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Contractility describes the relative ability of the heart to eject a stroke volume (SV) at a given prevailing afterload (arterial pressure) and preload (end-diastolic volume; EDV). Various measures of contractility are related to the fraction as the SV/EDV or the ejection fraction, and the dynamics of ejection as determined from maximum pressure rise in the ventricles or arteries or from aortic flow velocities determined by echocardiography.

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