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The end of the unique myocardial band: part II clinical and functional considerations

MacIver, DH and Partridge, JB and Agger, P and Stephenson, RS and Boukens, BJD and Omann, C and Jarvis, JC and Zhang, H The end of the unique myocardial band: part II clinical and functional considerations. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. ISSN 1873-734X (Accepted)

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Abstract

Two of the leading concepts of mural ventricular architecture are the unique myocardial band and the myocardial mesh model. We have described, in an accompanying article published in this journal, how the anatomical, histological and high-resolution computed tomographic studies strongly favour the latter concept. We now extend the argument to describe the linkage between mural architecture and ventricular function in both health and disease. We show that clinical imaging by echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging, and electrophysiological studies, all support the myocardial mesh model. We also provide evidence that the unique myocardial band model is not compatible with much of scientific research.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article has been accepted for publication in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Published by Oxford University Press.
Uncontrolled Keywords: 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine And Haematology
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC1200 Sports Medicine
Divisions: Sport & Exercise Sciences
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2017 11:39
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 11:39
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7005

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