Rapid myocardial and cardiac relaxation is essential for normal physiology. Mechanical relaxation mechanisms are now known to be dependent on strain rate. This protocol provides an overview of the acquisition and analysis of experiments to further study the mechanical control of relaxation.
Date Published: 02/17/2023, doi: 10.3791/64879
Bukowski, M. J., Cavanaugh, B., Abbo, A., Chung, C. S. Mechanical Control of Relaxation Using Intact Cardiac Trabeculae. J. Vis. Exp. (192), e64879, doi:10.3791/64879 (2023).
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