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*  Delta sleep-inducing peptide
Can normalize blood pressure and myocardial contraction. It has been shown to enhance the efficiency of oxidative ...
*  Anorexia nervosa
Goldberg SJ, Comerci GD, Feldman L (1988). "Cardiac output and regional myocardial contraction in anorexia nervosa". J Adolesc ... myocardial fibrosis, and pericardial effusion. Abnormalities in conduction and repolarization of the heart that can result from ...
*  MYH6
"Myocardial contraction is 5-fold more economical in ventricular than in atrial human tissue". Cardiovascular Research. 65 (1): ... It is the major protein comprising the cardiac muscle thick filament, and functions in cardiac muscle contraction. Mutations in ... "Myosin heavy chain composition and the economy of contraction in healthy and diseased human myocardium". Journal of Muscle ...
*  Julien Hoffman
He continues to study aspects of myocardial contraction and coronary blood flow in collaboration with investigators at other ...
*  Heart development
The rhythmic electrical depolarization waves that trigger myocardial contraction is myogenic, which means that they begin in ... Then the heart tube is formed by the endocardium, which is the inner endothelial lining of the heart, and the myocardial muscle ... Initially, all venous blood flows into the sinus venosus, and contractions propel the blood from tail to head, or from the ...
*  List of MeSH codes (G09)
... myocardial contraction MeSH G09.330.582.541.295 --- diastole MeSH G09.330.582.541.880 --- systole MeSH G09.330.582.751 --- ...
*  Pulsus alternans
... the myocardial muscle will be stretched more than usual and as a result there will be an increase in myocardial contraction, ...
*  List of MeSH codes (G11)
... myocardial contraction MeSH G11.427.792.540.570.295 --- diastole MeSH G11.427.792.540.570.880 --- systole MeSH G11.427.792.540. ... muscle contraction MeSH G11.427.792.540.472 --- isometric contraction MeSH G11.427.792.540.493 --- isotonic contraction MeSH ... 890 --- uterine contraction MeSH G11.427.792.560 --- musculoskeletal development MeSH G11.427.792.560.100 --- bone development ...
*  Contractility
Muscle contraction Myocardial contractility Contractile vacuole Contractile ring in cytokinesis see contractile cell for an ... Contractility refers to the ability for self-contraction, especially of the muscles, or similar active biological tissue: ...
*  Digitalis purpurea
... which in turn results in increased force of myocardial muscle contractions. In other words, at precisely the right dosage, ... Symptoms of Digitalis poisoning include a low pulse rate, nausea, vomiting, and uncoordinated contractions of different parts ...
*  Impedance cardiography
... being present in the blood stream and affecting the rate of contraction of myocardial fibers. The afterload is modulated by ... They deal with (a) the inertial filling forces of blood return into the atrium (preload), which stretch the myocardial fibers, ... the forces the pump has to overcome in order to deliver a bolus of blood into the aorta per each contraction (afterload). The ... vascular resistance to electrical resistance and myocardial work to power. The relationship between the instantaneous values of ...
*  K-Strophanthidin
Ouabain Digoxin Myocardial infarction Toxicity Detoxification Muscle contraction Cardiac glycosides 新药研发咨询中心. "k-Strophanthidin ... He also found out that the use of cardiac stimulant might alleviate myocardial depression in the presence of shock (first ... Iacono G, Vassalle M (April 1990). "On the mechanism of the different sensitivity of Purkinje and myocardial fibers to ...
*  Coronary circulation
Because of this, blood flow in the subendocardium stops during ventricular contraction. As a result, most myocardial perfusion ... Chronic moderate ischemia causes contraction of the heart to weaken, known as myocardial hibernation. In addition to metabolism ... During contraction of the ventricular myocardium (systole), the subendocardial coronary vessels (the vessels that enter the ... If the papillary muscles are not functioning properly, the mitral valve may leak during contraction of the left ventricle. This ...
*  Inotrope
The term inotropic state is most commonly used in reference to various drugs that affect the strength of contraction of heart ... myocardial infarction) can decrease it. Both positive and negative inotropes are used in the management of various ... An inotrope is an agent that alters the force or energy of muscular contractions. Negatively inotropic agents weaken the force ... of muscular contractions. Positively inotropic agents increase the strength of muscular contraction. ...
*  Cardiac rhythm problems during space flight
... ventricular mass observed after short-duration exposure to microgravity may be the result of a contraction of the myocardial ... The investigators observed no change in the number of premature ventricular contractions of premature atrial contractions per ... In patients with coronary artery disease, the substrate is clear: a myocardial infarction (MI) and/or scar leading to focal ... and patients with myocardial infarction". Clinical Cardiology. 22 (10): 649-54. doi:10.1002/clc.4960221011. PMID 10526689. ...
*  Francisco Torrent-Guasp
The ventricular myocardial band model supports the existence of an active muscular contraction that creates suction (creation ... Thus, it is the contraction of the ascending segment of the myocardial band that paradoxically increases the ventricular volume ... the former is produced by the active contraction of the cardiac musculature contraction while the second by its relaxation. ... By folding, the myocardial band crates a septum that separates two ventricular chambers of the heart close to the time of birth ...
*  Karyolysis
Micrograph showing karyolysis and contraction band necrosis in an individual that had a myocardial infarction (heart attack). ... Micrograph showing karyolysis and contraction band necrosis (left of image) and ischemic (nucleated) cardiac myocytes (right of ... image) in an individual that had a myocardial infarction. Apoptosis Necrosis Pyknosis Karyorrhexis Cotran; Kumar, Collins (1998 ...
*  Premature ventricular contraction
The myocardial scarring that occurs in myocardial infarction and also in the surgical repair of congenital heart disease can ... A premature ventricular contraction (PVC)-also known as a premature ventricular complex, ventricular premature contraction (or ... "Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs, PVC): What happens during a premature ventricular contraction?". MedicineNet. ... "Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs, PVC): What causes premature ventricular contractions?". MedicineNet. Retrieved 2017- ...
*  Myocardial infarction diagnosis
... such as contraction band necrosis. Myocardial infarction management Myocardial infarction complications Mallinson, T (2010). " ... Myocardial infarction: diagnosis and investigations - GPnotebook, retrieved November 27, 2006. DE Fenton et al. Myocardial ... The diagnosis of myocardial infarction requires two out of three components (history, ECG, and enzymes). When damage to the ... A diagnosis of myocardial infarction is created by integrating the history of the presenting illness and physical examination ...
*  Myocardial stunning
... is the reversible reduction of function of heart contraction after reperfusion not accounted for by tissue ... thereby ending the phase of myocardial stunning. Clinical situations of stunned myocardium are: acute myocardial infarction ( ... "Myocardial "stunning" in man" Baker C, Rimoldi O, Camici P, Barnes E, Chacon M, Huehns T, Haskard D, Polak J, Hall R (1999). " ... At this point, the lack of the energy and lactate accumulation results in cessation of contraction within 60 seconds of ...
*  Myocardial contractility
An increase in preload results in an increased force of contraction by Starling's law of the heart; this does not require a ... Myocardial contractility represents the innate ability of the heart muscle (cardiac muscle or myocardium) to contract. The ... Correct sarcomere crossbridges will not form the heart becomes less efficient (leading to myocardial failure). 3. Loss of parts ... Under one existing model[citation needed], the five factors of myocardial performance are considered to be Heart rate ...
*  Myocardial infarction
... are a series of leads placed on a person's chest that measure electrical activity associated with contraction of heart muscle. ... There are many different causes of fatigue, and myocardial infarction is not a common cause. A myocardial infarction requires ... Many risk factors of myocardial infarction are shared with coronary artery disease, the primary cause of myocardial infarction ... 29 August 2010). "Guidelines on myocardial revascularization: The Task Force on Myocardial Revascularization of the European ...
*  Dor procedure
Overall, the dilated left ventricle cannot produce a strong enough contraction. Nonviable myocardial muscle mass (NVMMM) ... of several contemporary myocardial performance determinants when compared to viable myocardial muscle mass (VMMM). Ratio ... Viable/Nonviable myocardial mass fraction is substantially reduced by surgical interventions such as Dor and Batista. Doctors ... A dilated left ventricle is generally due to the effects of a myocardial infarction. An occlusion, or blockage, results in ...
*  Cardiac contractility modulation
The short- and long-term use of this therapy enhances the strength of ventricular contraction and therefore the heart's pumping ... Based on animal testing and experiments on human myocardial tissue obtained by biopsies, essential parts of the mechanism of ... Other than a pacemaker, which delivers an electrical signal with the intention to result in cardiac contraction, the Cardiac ... In this phase of the cardiac cycle, electrical signals cannot trigger new cardiac muscle contractions, hence this type of ...
*  Pressure-volume loop analysis in cardiology
This estimation of myocardial oxygen consumption (MVO2) is used to study the coupling of mechanical work and the energy ... There is also no true period of isovolumic contraction because some LV blood flows back into the left atrium through the leaky ... Myocardial infarction or cardiomyopathy causes damage to the myocardium, which impairs the heart's ability to eject blood and, ... During heart failure, myocardial contractility is reduced, which decreases the slope of the PRSW relationship. Recent studies ...
*  Meldonium
... specifically in myocardial mitochondria) to survive ischemic stress conditions. This is done by adapting myocardial cells to ... "There's really no evidence that there's any performance enhancement from meldonium - Zero percent." Meldonium, which is not ... Myocardial ischemia. Mayo Clinic (25 July 2015). Retrieved on 2016-05-28. Zvejniece, L; Svalbe, B; Makrecka, M; Liepinsh, E; ... "Experts say there's little evidence meldonium enhances performance". USA Today. Retrieved April 8, 2016. "Banned Drug Sharapova ...