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Modeling the Cardiovascular System

  • Suresh R. Devasahayam
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Part of the Topics in Biomedical Engineering International Book Series book series (TOBE)

Abstract

As seen in the previous chapters every physiological system requires a modeling approach that is unique, either on account of the experimental constraints or the biophysical characteristics. In the case of complex systems like the cardiovascular system several different models are used to look at different aspects of the system and to serve different end uses. A brief look at some of these different modeling approaches to this one system will serve to illustrate the broad range of modeling approaches that are possible for any system.

Keywords

Coronary Blood Flow Right Atrium Coronary Circulation Driving Pressure Output Pressure 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Suresh R. Devasahayam
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  1. 1.School of Biomedical EngineeringIndian Institute of TechnologyBombayIndia

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