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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
Issue Date: 1-Oct-2013
Publisher: Springer-Verlag London
Source: Ultrasound and Carotid Bifurcation Atherosclerosis, 2013, Pages 41-51
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).
ISBN: 978-1-84882-687-8
Rights: © 2012 Springer-Verlag London Limited.
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