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*  Myocardial infarction complications
The re-entry phenomenon may cause rapid heart rates (ventricular tachycardia and even ventricular fibrillation), and ischemia ... A myocardial infarction may compromise the function of the heart as a pump for the circulation, a state called heart failure. ... The weakness may also lead to ventricular aneurysm, a localized dilation or ballooning of the heart chamber. Risk factors for ... Rupture of the intraventricular septum (the muscle separating the left and right ventricles) causes a ventricular septal defect ...
*  Radionuclide angiography
"Procedure Guideline for Planar Radionuclide Cardiac Ventriculogram for the Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function" ( ... In normal subjects, the left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) should be about 50%(range, 50-80%). There should be no area ... MUGA scans are also used to evaluate heart function prior to and while receiving certain chemotherapies (e.g. doxorubicin ( ... Adriamycin)) or immunotherapy (specifically, herceptin) that have a known effect on heart function. Gillam, Linda D.; Otto, ...
*  HIV associated cardiomyopathy
Left ventricular structure and function in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus. The prospective P2C2 HIV ... increases left ventricular wall thickness, and reduces peak left ventricular wall stress. Perhaps this is because ... If function continues to worsen or the clinical course deteriorates, a biopsy should be considered. HAART has reduced the ... Nutritional status and cardiac mass and function in children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. Am J Clin Nutr ...
*  Strain-encoded magnetic resonance imaging
Harmonic phase (HARP) algorithm Goetschalckx, K.; Rademakers, F.; Bogaert, J. (2010). "Right ventricular function by MRI". ...
*  Henry Spotnitz
Ventricular function in surgery for congenital Heart Disease. World J of Surg [Epub ahead of print 2009 Nov 17]. Rusanov A, ... Simultaneous variation of ventricular pacing site and timing with biventricular pacing in acute ventricular failure improves ... Left ventricular pacing site-timing optimization during biventricular pacing using a multielectrode patch. Berberian G, ... and Blood Institute to study the effects of biventricular pacing on heart function after cardiac surgery (CUMC 2007). The first ...
*  Heart rate
Salerno DM, Zanetti J (1991). "Seismocardiography for monitoring changes in left ventricular function during ischemia". Chest. ... Fox K, Ford I (2008). "Heart rate as a prognostic risk factor in patients with coronary artery disease and left-ventricular ... The intensity of exercise is periodically increased until certain changes in heart function are detected on the ECG monitor, at ... Excessive hyperthermia and hypothermia will both result in death, as enzymes drive the body systems to cease normal function, ...
*  Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
Even when ventricular systolic function is heavily compromised at presentation, it typically improves within the first few days ... In many individuals, left ventricular function normalizes within two months. Aspirin and other heart drugs also appear to help ... Provided that the individual survives their initial presentation, the left ventricular function improves within two months. The ... Mid-ventricular obstruction, apical stunning: It has been suggested that a mid-ventricular wall thickening with outflow ...
*  Cardiopulmonary bypass
The machine was later used to support right ventricular function. The first successful open heart procedure on a human ... The first successful mechanical support of left ventricular function was performed in July 3, 1952 by Forest Dewey Dodrill ... This mimics the function of the heart and the lungs, respectively. CPB can be used for the induction of total body hypothermia ... Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is a technique that temporarily takes over the function of the heart and lungs during surgery, ...
*  Lapatinib
In combination with capecitabine, reversible decreased left ventricular function are common (2%). Phase III study designed to ...
*  Peripartum cardiomyopathy
Subsequent pregnancy should be avoided when left ventricular function has not recovered and the EF is lower than 55%. However, ... left ventricular function, plasma levels of cytokines and Fas/APO-1". J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 35 (3): 701-5. doi:10.1016/S0735- ... "Contractile reserve in patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy and recovered left ventricular function". Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol ... If EF is less than 35%, anticoagulation is indicated, as there is a greater risk of developing left ventricular thrombi (blood ...
*  Trimetazidine
It improves left ventricular function in diabetic patients with coronary heart disease. Recently, it has been shown to be ... thereby ensuring the proper functioning of ionic pumps and transmembrane sodium-potassium flow whilst maintaining cellular ...
*  Howard Apfel
Apfel, Howard; Krishnan, Usha S.; Gersony, Welton M.; Berman-Rosenzweig, Erika (1997). "Late Left Ventricular Function After ... Journal of Psychosomatic Research) Late Left Ventricular Function After Surgery for Children With Chronic Symptomatic Mitral ... and function in children with functionally single left ventricles with two-dimensional echocardiography and magnetic resonance ... and function in children with functionally single left ventricles with two-dimensional echocardiography and magnetic resonance ...
*  Cardiac rhythm problems during space flight
For patients with apparently normal ventricular function, the potential substrate is less certain. In fact, reentry often is ... Echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular structure and function after simulated weightlessness in rats]". Hang tian yi ... although numerous studies have shown decreases in left ventricular mass and/or volume. During bed rest, left ventricular mass ... In one of these publications, cardiac MRI was used and showed a reduction in left ventricular mass on landing day; however, ...
*  ANKRD1
... and left ventricular function in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy". Circulation. 110 (2): 155-62. doi:10.1161/01.CIR. ... and that CARP may have a negative effect on contractile function. CARP has also been identified as a transcriptional co- ... and DARP are not essential for normal cardiac development and function at basal conditions and in response to pressure overload ... cardiac-restricted transcription co-repressor in the homeobox NKX2-5 pathway that is involved in cardiac ventricular chamber ...
*  Afterload
Ross, John (1976). "Afterload mismatch and preload reserve: A conceptual framework for the analysis of ventricular function". ... In ventricular systole under MR, regurgitant blood flows backwards/retrograde back and forth through a diseased and leaking ... Afterload is readily broken into components: one factor is the aortic pressure the left ventricular muscle must overcome to ... Systemic hypertension (HTN) (elevated blood pressure) increases the left ventricular (LV) afterload because the LV must work ...
*  PDLIM3
ALP functions to enhance the crosslinking of actin by alpha actinin-2 and also appears to be essential for right ventricular ... "Deficiency of actinin-associated LIM protein alters regional right ventricular function and hypertrophic remodeling". Annals of ... geometric remodeling analysis in these animals unveiled that absence of ALP diminishes right ventricular contractile function ... Further studies using right ventricular epicardial systolic strain and ...
*  ANKRD2
... and left ventricular function in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy". Circulation. 110 (2): 155-62. doi:10.1161/01.CIR. ... A study investigating AARP function in cardiac muscle in which AARP was knocked out alone or in combination with the other ... ARPP is highly expressed in nuclei and I-bands in slow skeletal fibers and cardiac muscle, specifically in ventricular regions ... Lun AS, Chen J, Lange S (Sep 2014). "Probing muscle ankyrin-repeat protein (MARP) structure and function". Anatomical Record. ...
*  Mitral insufficiency
Also, it may detect a dilated left atrium and ventricle and decreased left ventricular function. Because of inability to obtain ... during ventricular diastole, and comparing it with the flow out of the left ventricle through the aortic valve in ventricular ... The degree of severity of MI can be quantified by the regurgitant fraction, which is the percentage of the left ventricular ... An individual may be in the compensated phase of MI for years, but will eventually develop left ventricular dysfunction, the ...
*  Pressure-volume loop experiments
EDPVR and ESPVR are valuable because they are load-independent indices of left ventricular function. They also measure left ... Left ventricular PV loops are considered to be the gold standard for hemodynamic assessment and are widely used in research to ... 1984) for obtaining ventricular volume is as follows: V = 1 α × ρ × L 2 × ( G − G P ) {\displaystyle V={\frac {1}{\alpha }}\ ... Ventricular volume is computed directly (either in micro-liters or milli-liters) by combining the axial length measurements in ...
*  Tissue Doppler echocardiography
... is a measure of left ventricular diastolic function, and has been shown to be relatively independent of left ventricular ... After the early relaxation, the ventricular myocardium is passive, the late velocity peak a' is a function of atrial ... Likewise, peak ticuspid annular systolic velocity has become a measure of the right ventricular systolic function As the ... Before the advent of tissue Doppler, systolic function was usually assessed with Ejection fraction (EF), and diastolic function ...
*  Favaloro University
The agreement signed with California University in 1983 meant a big improvement in ventricular function investigations. That ... The main interest is to develop new models that describe the cardiovascular system, including arterial mechanics, ventricular ... Edmundo Cabrera Fischer, in charge of arterial function physiology. Favaloro always supported and collaborated with ... Negroni and Elena Lascano joined the investigation field and started their work in mathematical models for cardiac function ...
*  Preload (cardiology)
"Assessment of cardiac preload and left ventricular function under increasing levels of positive end-expiratory pressure". ... Left ventricular end diastolic pressure, LVEDR = Left ventricular end diastolic radius (at the ventricle's midpoint), and h = ... Parameters such as ventricular end diastolic volume or pressure are used to measure preload since the ideal length of the ... Preload is related to the ventricular end-diastolic volume; a higher end-diastolic volume implies a higher preload. However, ...
*  Stanley Sarnoff
Sarnoff's first paper on ventricular function, published with Erik Berglund, was "Starling's Law of the Heart." After becoming ...
*  Digoxin
This causes the myocardium to work more efficiently, with optimized hemodynamics and an improved ventricular function curve. ... High ventricular rate leads to insufficient diastolic filling time. By slowing down the conduction in the AV node and ... The half-life is about 36 hours for patients with normal renal function, digoxin is given once daily, usually in 125-μg or 250- ... Greater care is required in older people and those with poor kidney function. It is unclear whether use during pregnancy is ...
*  Diastole
Impaired diastolic function can result from the decreased compliance of ventricular myocytes, and thus the ventricles, which ... Elevated levels of BNP indicate excessive natriuresis (excretion of sodium to the urine) and decline of ventricular function, ... Early diastole is a suction mechanism between the atrial and ventricular chambers. Then, in late ventricular diastole, the two ... Here the adjective "diastolic" refers to the function (the "diastolic function") of filling the heart with blood between muscle ...
*  PSMD7
An essential function of a modified proteasome, the immunoproteasome, is the processing of class I MHC peptides. The gene PSMD7 ... ventricular hypertrophy and Heart failure. Additionally, evidence is accumulating that the UPS plays an essential role in ... Coux O, Tanaka K, Goldberg AL (1996). "Structure and functions of the 20S and 26S proteasomes". Annual Review of Biochemistry. ... The CP and RPs pertain distinct structural characteristics and biological functions. In brief, 20S sub complex presents three ...
*  Ventricle (heart)
May 1994). "Assessment of left ventricular function by the midwall fractional shortening/end-systolic stress relation in human ... Right ventricular pressure demonstrates a different pressure-volume loop than left ventricular pressure. The heart and its ... "Short-axis epicardial volume change is a measure of cardiac left ventricular short-axis function, which is independent of ... "Left ventricular end-diastolic pressure is a predictor of mortality in cardiac surgery independently of left ventricular ...