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Computer Simulations of the Heart

  • Glenn T. Lines
  • Joakim Sundnes
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Abstract

Biomedical research has traditionally used two types of experimental techniques—in vivo experiments performed on living organisms and in vitro studies performed on tissue samples. A third technique called in silico experiments is emerging. As the name suggests, these experiments are performed on a computer, that is, in silicon. In this paper we will present a project that studies the heart using in silico experiments.

Keywords

Transmembrane Potential Colour Version Preconditioned Conjugate Gradient Extracellular Potential Transmembrane Current 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Glenn T. Lines
    • 1
  • Joakim Sundnes
  1. 1.CBCSimula Research LaboratoryOsloNorway

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