Ann Thorac Surg 2003;76:1180
© 2003 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Michael K. Pasque, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza, 3108 Queeny Tower, St. Louis, MO, USA 63110-1013
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One of the truly unique advantages of mathematical modeling of the heart is its ability to estimate parameters that cannot be measured directly. One of these parameters, ventricular wall stress, may be the single most important indicator of ventricular myocardial function. In this regard, this thoughtful mathematical analysis of the myosplint procedure has clearly significantly contributed to our . . . [Full Text of this Article]
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