Logo

Regulation of Cardiac Contractility

Small book cover: Regulation of Cardiac Contractility

Regulation of Cardiac Contractility
by

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

Description:
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(2.2MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Carotid Artery Disease: From Bench to Bedside and BeyondCarotid Artery Disease: From Bench to Bedside and Beyond
by - InTech
The state of art of carotid stenosis in the basic and clinical approaches for better understanding of the mechanisms and useful therapies. We hope that would be a new current trend understanding new aspects regarding this scientific problematic.
(2545 views)
Book cover: Treatment Strategies for Patients With Peripheral Artery DiseaseTreatment Strategies for Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease
by - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This review assessed the comparative effectiveness of antiplatelet therapy, medical therapy, exercise, and endovascular and surgical revascularization in PAD patients with intermittent claudication (IC) or critical limb ischemia (CLI).
(3156 views)
Book cover: The HeartThe Heart
by - MR Publishing
Heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular conditions can be eradicated. The time is now. The discovery that heart attacks and strokes are the result of long-term vitamin deficiencies lead to the control of the cardiovascular epidemic.
(13473 views)
Book cover: CardiologyCardiology
- Wikipedia
Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
(6249 views)