By Philip Bittihn
This award-winning thesis investigates the mechanisms underlying cardiac arrhythmia improvement and termination from a wholly new point of view. by means of viewing the center as a fancy procedure, the writer makes use of theoretical instruments from nonlinear dynamics mixed with numerical simulations and experiments to accomplish insights into the connection among its constitution and dynamics, thereby paving the best way in the direction of leading edge low-energy defibrillation concepts. The paintings tackles, between different issues: the influence of substrate heterogeneity at the spatial-temporal dynamics of cardiac arrhythmias and ways that vulnerable pulsed electrical fields can be utilized to regulate those dynamics in heterogeneous cardiac tissue. The long term imaginative and prescient of this learn is to switch the present technique of using painful and occasionally tissue destructive electrical surprise – at present the single trustworthy method to terminate life-threatening traumatic inflammation – via a extra sophisticated yet both potent intervention. The ebook maps out a couple of promising learn instructions for biophysicists and scientific researchers engaged on the origins and therapy of cardiac arrhythmias.
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