8W160 - Cardiac Modeling


  • Time course of pressure, volume and flow during the cardiac cycle
  • Origin and propagation of the action potential
  • Mechanical behaviour of passive and active cardiac tissue
  • Relation between cardiac structure and function
  • Cardiac pathology: infarction, conduction disorder
  • Cardiac adaptation
  • Model based diagnosis

Learning objectives

Understanding of cardiac function at the organ level from cardiac tissue properties, both under normal and pathologic conditions, using mathematical models.