Patient-specific modeling of left ventricular electromechanics as a driver for haemodynamic analysis

  title={Patient-specific modeling of left ventricular electromechanics as a driver for haemodynamic analysis},
  author={Christoph M. Augustin and Andrew Crozier and Aurel Neic and Anton J. Prassl and Elias Karabelas and Tiago Ferreira da Silva and Joao Filipe Fernandes and Fernando Otaviano Campos and Titus Kuehne and Gernot Plank},
  pages={iv121 - iv129}
Aims Models of blood flow in the left ventricle (LV) and aorta are an important tool for analysing the interplay between LV deformation and flow patterns. Typically, image-based kinematic models describing endocardial motion are used as an input to blood flow simulations. While such models are suitable for analysing the hemodynamic status quo, they are limited in predicting the response to interventions that alter afterload conditions. Mechano-fluidic models using biophysically detailed… 

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