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Cardiovascular and applied physiology

Periods
January 1, 1999 - December 31, 2003
Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
3.06.00  Medical sciences  Cardiovascular system   

Code Science Field
B470  Biomedical sciences  Physiology 
B530  Biomedical sciences  Cardiovascular system 
Evaluation (rules)
source: COBISS
Researchers (14)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  21624  PhD Miha Arnol  Cardiovascular system  Researcher  2001 - 2003  461 
2.  15243  PhD Ksenija Cankar  Cardiovascular system  Researcher  2001 - 2003  250 
3.  19079  PhD Simona Cesar  Cardiovascular system  Researcher  2001 - 2003  14 
4.  05232  PhD Žarko Finderle  Cardiovascular system  Researcher  2001 - 2003  158 
5.  17997  Franc Geohelli    Researcher  2001 - 2003 
6.  02735  PhD Anton Koren  Neurobiology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  75 
7.  17996  Boštjan Kuret    Researcher  2001 - 2003 
8.  02934  PhD Helena Lenasi  Biochemistry and molecular biology  Researcher  2001 - 2003  78 
9.  05922  PhD Živa Melik  Cardiovascular system  Researcher  2001 - 2003  107 
10.  08223  Daniel Peterec  Cardiovascular system  Researcher  2001 - 2003  30 
11.  05201  PhD Nejka Potočnik  Cardiovascular system  Researcher  2001 - 2003  136 
12.  04341  PhD Vito Starc  Cardiovascular system  Head  2001 - 2003  270 
13.  02092  Vlasta Škof  Cardiovascular system  Researcher  2001 - 2003 
14.  09557  PhD Martin Štrucl  Cardiovascular system  Researcher  2001 - 2003  157 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0381  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine  Ljubljana  1627066  48,216 
Abstract
1. Cardiovascular dynamics: Study of mechanical properties of the isolated and beating (open chest preparation) guinea pig left ventricle concerns the developement of measuring methods: for studying epicardial strains (video image analysis in time domain using optical markers positioned on the epicardial wall), study of mechanism of slow relaxation of the left ventricle and influence of coronary microcirculation with our own mathematical models (porous fluid fiber collagen model of the left ventricle). 2. Studies in the field of microcirculation in physiological (influence of physical exertion and local cooling on laser Doppler flow and reactivity of cutaneous microcirculation) and pathological conditions (developement of hypertension, development of cold hypersensitivity in the replanted fingers). They are devoted to elucidate mechanism of primary and secondary microvascular changes accompanying important vascular pathology, and those to elucidate one of the most important population pathology. 3. Noninvasive measurement of small artery compliance, particularly its dependence on transmural pressure in the broader range of arterial pressures concerns the development of measuring methods and study of physiological and pathophysiological factors that affect reactivity of elastic and muscular component of the arterial compliance. 4. Cardiac electrophysiology concerns measurement of variability of PQ and QT intervals and study in normal and pathological conditions including coronary heart disease, age differences and postmenopausal effects in women. It is based on development of own measuring methods and mathematical models for understanding measuring data. 5. Baromedicine concerns hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) and development of methods, particularly those connected with microcirculatory studies for prognosis and evaluation of HBO therapy. 6. Aviation medicine is connected with education of medical doctors, licenced as aeromedical examiners according to European Joint Aviation Authority criteria.
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