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Title: Sensitivity of hemodynamic parameters to waveform, flow division, and head rotation in the human carotid bifurcation
Authors: Papaharilaou, Yannis 
Seimenis, Ioannis 
Anayiotos, Andreas 
Keywords: Hemodynamics;Carotid artery
Category: Michanical Engineering
Field: Enginnering and Technology
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: ASME
Source: Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference SBC, 2008, Issue PART A, Pages 39-40
Abstract: Hemodynamic parameters such as time averaged wall shear stress (TAWSS), wall shear stress temporal gradient (WSSTG) and Oscillatory Shear Index (OSI) have previously been cited as parameters associated with the development of atherosclerotic disease at the human carotid bifurcation [1,2]. The sensitivity of these important parameters however, with variations of driving flow waveform, flow division and posture changes are not well known. To investigate these changes, we have used image based CFD, to analyze the flowfield of the carotid bifurcation of a healthy volunteer for five different input waveforms, three flow division ratios and two head postures.
ISBN: 978-079184321-5
Rights: © 2008 by ASME
Type: Book Chapter
Appears in Collections:Κεφάλαια βιβλίων/Book chapters

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