Cardiac resynchronization therapy
A therapy in which a special kind of pacemaker is implanted into a person suffering serious heart disease. It aims to correct deviations in timing of the contractions between the left and right ventricles and improve the heart’s movements.
Patients for whom no recovery in heart movements is observed after CRT.
 Multi-scale, multi-physics heart simulator
A simulator that reproduces a virtual human heart in a computer through an analysis, at multiple levels, from the proteins to the whole organ (multi-scale), of the electrical, chemical, and mechanical phenomena that make up a heartbeat (multi-physics).
 K computer
The K computer, which was jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu, is part of the High-Performance Computing Infrastructure (HPCI) initiative led by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). The K computer's availability for shared use began in 2012. The "K" in K computer comes from the Japanese Kanji character "Kei," which means ten peta or 10 to the 16th power. In its original sense, "Kei" stood for a large gateway, and this meaning reflected the hope that the system would be a new gateway to computational science.
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Date: 10 April, 2018
City: Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan
Company: Fujitsu Limited ,Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
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