TITLE

Introduction to Focus Issue: Complex Cardiac Dynamics

AUTHOR(S)
Cherry, Elizabeth M.; Fenton, Flavio H.; Krogh-Madsen, Trine; Parlitz, Ulrich; Luther, Stefan
PUB. DATE
September 2017
SOURCE
Chaos;2017, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various topics within the issue including articles on research on the heart diseases, numerical modeling, and experiments to understand heart working, and advances in modeling cardiac cells and tissue.
ACCESSION #
125470860

 

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