AuthorsG. Balaban and S. Wall
TitleA Computational Method for Determining Left Ventricular Diastolic Fiber Strain Relative to a Zero Pressure Geometry
AfilliationScientific Computing
Project(s)Center for Biomedical Computing (SFF)
Publication TypeProceedings, non-refereed
Year of Publication2015
Conference NameUSART Workshop
Date Published09/2015
KeywordsCardiac Mechanics, Fiber Strain, Optimization

Abnormal cardiac fiber stretching has been shown to be
related to the formation of arrhythmias. In this work we
estimate this stretching relative to a pressure free state using
a finite element model that has been calibrated to strain and
pressure measurements in late diastole.