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By Philip Bittihn

This award-winning thesis investigates the mechanisms underlying cardiac arrhythmia improvement and termination from a wholly new point of view. by means of viewing the center as a fancy procedure, the writer makes use of theoretical instruments from nonlinear dynamics mixed with numerical simulations and experiments to accomplish insights into the connection among its constitution and dynamics, thereby paving the best way in the direction of cutting edge low-energy defibrillation concepts. The paintings tackles, between different issues: the impact of substrate heterogeneity at the spatial-temporal dynamics of cardiac arrhythmias and ways that vulnerable pulsed electrical fields can be utilized to regulate those dynamics in heterogeneous cardiac tissue. The long term imaginative and prescient of this examine is to interchange the present technique of utilizing painful and infrequently tissue harmful electrical surprise – at present the single trustworthy method to terminate life-threatening traumatic inflammation – through a extra sophisticated yet both powerful intervention. The publication maps out a few promising examine instructions for biophysicists and clinical researchers engaged on the origins and therapy of cardiac arrhythmias.

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