1. Introduction

  • Frank B. Sachse
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2966)


Modeling of the heart allows the gain of knowledge concerning the interplay of anatomical structures and physical phenomena, which contribute to cardiac physiological and pathophysiological behavior. Applications of this knowledge are found in biomedical research, education and training as well as in development and approval of drugs and medical devices.


Force Development Cardiac Anatomy Cardiac Mechanic Excitation Propagation Medical Imaging System 
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  • Frank B. Sachse

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