Ejection filling and diastasis during transluminal occlusion in man. Consideration on global and regional left ventricular function

  • Patrick W. Serruys
  • Federico Piscione
  • William Wijns
  • Cees Slager
  • Pim de Feyter
  • Marcel van den Brand
  • Paul G. Hugenholtz
  • Geert T. Meester
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 58)


An extensive literature exists describing the acute changes in hemodynamics and left ventricular function following coronary occlusion in animals [1–4]. Much less, however, is known in man. Extrapolating results from animals to man is potentially difficult, since, in man preexisting atherosclerotic coronary disease and a unique distribution of collateral circulation [5–7] may influence findings.


Coronary Occlusion Left Ventricular Pressure Left Atrial Pressure Peak Filling Rate Wall Displacement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick W. Serruys
  • Federico Piscione
  • William Wijns
  • Cees Slager
  • Pim de Feyter
  • Marcel van den Brand
  • Paul G. Hugenholtz
  • Geert T. Meester

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