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Title: Numerical investigation of blood flow in the arterial stenosis
Published In: Proceedings of Medical Informatics Europe [MIE2003]. In Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, vol 95, The New Navigators: from Professionals to Patients, Editors: R. Baund, M. Fieschi, P. Le Beux, P. Ruch, IOS Press Amsterdam, pp: 3-8, PMID: 14663954
Description: In the cardiovascular system, altered flow conditions--such as separation, flow reversal, and low or oscillatory shear stress areas--are recognized as important factors in the development of arterial disease. A detailed understanding of the local hemodynamics, of the effects of vascular wall modification on flow patterns, and of longterm adaptation of the system to surgical procedures can have useful clinical applications. In this context, the availability of effective and accurate numerical simulation tools could be a real breakthrough. The two-dimensional flow over a square-step can be regarded as a two-dimensional stenosis model from witch some information on the properties at arterial stenoses can be obtained.
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ISSN:ISSN 0926-9630
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Publication year: 2003
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Authors: BERNAD Sandor , BERNAD Elena , MIHALAS Gheorghe ,
Type: International Conference Proceedings
Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14663954
Laboratory: Numerical Simulation and Parallel Computing Laboratory
Institution: ARFT