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On a cardiac work rate based on ventricular pressure measurement

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We presented a cardiac work rate for one cycle cardiac based on the area of a Pressure Phase Plane, the velocity of activation and relaxation of the pressure curve, the interval of time and the variation of the pressure measurement on that cycle. We established an algebraic model to the Pressure Phase Plane area with a complete correlation of that model and the laboratory data for normal hypertensive and hypertrophied rat hearts (r = 0.99). We have obtained disjoint intervals for the cardiac work rate of the control group and the hypertrophied rat hearts as a consequence of the application of our algebraic model in those data acquisition.

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Camilo, L. , Vassallo, D. and Aquino, R. (2013) On a cardiac work rate based on ventricular pressure measurement. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 6, 934-942. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2013.69114.


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