Myocardial Wall Stress: A Clinician's View

by John A. Rumberger, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Mechanics Computing in 1990's and Beyond


Definition of left ventricular (LV) wall stress is a parameter which has a valid application in clinical medicine. This paper discusses this application as it pertains to various cardiac pathologic conditions.

Subject Headings: Walls | Dynamic loads | Human and behavioral factors | Terminology and definition | Parameters (statistics) | Biological processes | Oxygen demand

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