Right ventricular mechanical and energetic properties.

@article{Yamada1989RightVM,
  title={Right ventricular mechanical and energetic properties.},
  author={Osamu Yamada and Tetsuro Kamiya and Hiroyuki Suga},
  journal={Japanese circulation journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={53 10},
  pages={
          1260-8
        }
}
To formulate right ventricular (RV) mechanical and energetic properties in terms of the time-varying elastance model, Emax and the systolic pressure-volume area (PVA) of RV were measured in the excised cross-circulated heart preparation, while the left ventricle was beating unloaded. Emax of RV was constant, and independent of the RV volume, the stroke volume, the ejection velocity, and the pre-ejection period in the control contractile state. Enhancement of the contractile state with calcium… 
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