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Descriptor English:   Myocardial Contraction 
Descriptor Spanish:   Contracción Miocárdica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Contração Miocárdica 
Synonyms English:   Cardiac Inotropism
Cardiac Inotropisms
Contractilities, Heart
Contractility, Heart
Contraction, Myocardial
Contractions, Myocardial
Heart Contractilities
Inotropisms, Cardiac
Myocardial Contractions
Heart Contractility
Inotropism, Cardiac  
Tree Number:   G09.330.580
G11.427.494.570
Definition English:   Contractile activity of the MYOCARDIUM. 
Indexing Annotation English:   inotropic action of drugs = MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION /drug eff (IM) + drug with /pharmacol (IM) + STIMULATION, CHEMICAL (NIM) for positive inotropic action & DEPRESSION, CHEMICAL (NIM) for negative but note that INOTROPIC AGENTS, POSITIVE CARDIAC see CARDIOTONIC AGENTS is available; for chronotropic action see note on HEART RATE; relaxation of cardiac muscle: DIASTOLE, do not add MUSCLE RELAXATION
See Related English:   Cardiotonic Agents
Myocardial Stunning
 
History Note English:   75 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects GE genetics
IM immunology PH physiology
RE radiation effects  
Record Number:   9392 
Unique Identifier:   D009200 

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