Myocardial Fatigue at a Glance

Patrick Tran, Prithwish Banerjee

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    Abstract

    Expanding on the modern lexicon of heart failure (HF), the novel mechano-energetic concept of myocardial fatigue describes a transiently energy-depleted myocardium with impaired contractility and relaxation in the face of adverse haemodynamic load. It encompasses established concepts of ventricular-arterial decoupling, deranged cardiac energetics and impaired myocardial efficiency, offering an alternative explanation for functional causes of HF. [Abstract copyright: © 2023. The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature.]
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)191-193
    Number of pages3
    JournalCurrent Heart Failure Reports
    Volume20
    Issue number3
    Early online date3 May 2023
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2023

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