Cardiac Energetics: From Emax to Pressure-Volume Area

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Martin M. LeWinter, Hiroyuki Suga, Matthew W. Watkins
Springer US, Oct 31, 1995 - Medical - 240 pages
Most of the progress in cardiac energetics in recent years has been spurred by the pressure-volume area concept, the natural extension into energetics of earlier pioneering work delineating the time-varying elastance framework for ventricular contraction. The book draws together a broad spectrum of researchers - basic, applied and clinical - having a shared interest in the energetics of cardiac muscle and ventricle, providing an overview of the current state of the art.

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Contents

Constancy and Variability
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Thin Filament Regulation and Cardiac Energetics
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Explaining LoadDependent Ventricular Performance
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