01 January 2015 by Naomi Chesler

An illustrative example of vascular-ventricular coupling analysis from pressure-volume (PV) loops

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Chesler {NC},Wang Z.Pulmonary vascular wall stiffness: An important contributor to the increased right ventricular afterload with pulmonary hypertension. [Internet]. 2011 ;1:212. Available from:http://www.pulmonarycirculation.org/text.asp?2011/1/2/212/83453

An illustrative example of vascular-ventricular coupling analysis from pressure-volume (PV) loops. Ventricular end-systolic elastance (Ees) and arterial effective elastance (Ea) are calculated from multiple loops by varying the preload.

 

Additional keywords: pressure volume,coupling

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