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Author Simelius, K. ♦ Nenonen, J. ♦ Hren, R. ♦ Katila, T. ♦ Horacek, B.M.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1999
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health
Subject Keyword Myocardium ♦ Biological system modeling ♦ Computational modeling ♦ Humans ♦ Anisotropic magnetoresistance ♦ Hospitals ♦ Computer simulation ♦ Heart ♦ Ischemic pain ♦ Anatomical structure
Abstract We implemented a method for interactive creation and manipulation of a conduction system in our computer model of the ventricular myocardium. The conduction system was defined interactively in terms of nodes and a connectivity matrix with a computer program utilizing the OpenGL capabilities of the SGI Visual PC. To validate the conduction system, simulations were run where the activation propagated from the His bundle to Purkinje myocardial junction (PMJ) sites and through the ventricular myocardium. The simulated activation sequence agreed with isochrones obtained from an isolated human heart. The calculated body surface potential maps during the initial QRS complex correlated well with our clinical recordings on normal subjects.
Description Author affiliation: Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland (Simelius, K.)
ISBN 0780356144
ISSN 02766547
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1999-09-26
Publisher Place Germany
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 396.73 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 193
Ending Page 196


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library