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Near-field and far-field stimulation of cardiac muscle
Author(s): Leslie Tung; Michel Neunlist; Eric A. Sobie
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Paper Abstract

Recent theoretical models predict specific spatial distribution of cardiac transmembrane potentials (Vm) around and between the stimulating electrodes during electrical stimulation or defibrillation. Therefore it is desirable to measure the coupling between applied current and Vm during and following the time span of the stimulus pulse. Confounding electrical artifacts can be circumvented through the use of optical recordings.

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Date Published: 26 May 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2132, Clinical Applications of Modern Imaging Technology II, (26 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176578
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Leslie Tung, The Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Michel Neunlist, The Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Eric A. Sobie, The Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2132:
Clinical Applications of Modern Imaging Technology II
Leonard J. Cerullo; Kenneth S. Heiferman; Hong Liu; Halina Podbielska; Abund Ottokar Wist; Lucia J. Zamorano, Editor(s)

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