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Title: Vascular hemodynamics of the carotid bifurcation and its relation to arterial disease
Authors: Anayiotos, Andreas 
Papaharilaou, Yannis 
Keywords: Hemodynamics;Arterial disease;Atherosclerosis
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Field: Engineering and Technology
Issue Date: 1-Oct-2013
Publisher: Springer-Verlag London
Source: Ultrasound and Carotid Bifurcation Atherosclerosis, 2013, Pages 41-51
metadata.dc.doi: 10.1007/978-1-84882-688-5_3
Abstract: The hemodynamic hypothesis of atherosclerosis postulates that blood flow characteristics are a synergistic factor in the development of the disease in large arteries. This was first reported in 1968 by Fry1 who postulated that acute vascular endothelial damage is associated with increased blood velocity gradients and wall shear stress (WSS).
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9882
ISBN: 978-1-84882-687-8
Rights: © 2012 Springer-Verlag London Limited.
Type: Book Chapter
Appears in Collections:Κεφάλαια βιβλίων/Book chapters

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