Coronary diastolic pressure-flow relation and zero flow pressure explained on the basis of intramyocardial compliance.

@article{Spaan1985CoronaryDP,
  title={Coronary diastolic pressure-flow relation and zero flow pressure explained on the basis of intramyocardial compliance.},
  author={Jos A. E. Spaan},
  journal={Circulation research},
  year={1985},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={293-309}
}
In the controversy about the mechanisms determining the high zero flow pressures and the further interpretation of coronary diastolic pressure flow relations, this paper takes a stand in favor of intramyocardial compliance as the primary cause of the high zero flow pressures. An attempt has been made to estimate the compliance distribution within the coronary circulation and to show the specific effect of intramyocardial compliance on arterial and venous pressure-flow relations. Since no data… CONTINUE READING