Cardiovascular Structure and Function


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Cardiovascular Structure and Function
1010103Cardiovascular Structure and Function
<emphasis role="bold">Introduction</emphasis> One may question why it is important for a biomedical engineer to study physiology. To answer this question, we can begin by recognizing that cardiovascular disorders are now the leading cause of death in developed nations. Furthermore, to understand the pathologies or dysfunctions of the cardiovascular system, engineers must first begin to understand the physiology or proper functioning of that system. If an engineer would like to de…
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Lee Waite; Jerry Fine: Applied Biofluid Mechanics. Cardiovascular Structure and Function, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2007), AccessEngineering Export