The impact of isometric handgrip testing on left ventricular twist mechanics.

@article{Weiner2012TheIO,
  title={The impact of isometric handgrip testing on left ventricular twist mechanics.},
  author={Rory B. Weiner and Arthur E. Weyman and Jonathan H. Kim and Thomas J. Wang and Michael H Picard and Aaron L. Baggish},
  journal={The Journal of physiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={590 20},
  pages={5141-50}
}
Left ventricular (LV) rotation occurs due to contraction of obliquely oriented myocardial fibres. Left ventricular twist (LVT) results from rotation of the apex and base in opposite directions. Although LVT is altered in various cardiac diseases, physiological factors that affect LVT remain incompletely understood. Isometric handgrip testing (IHGT), a well… CONTINUE READING