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Biomechanical factors in coronary vulnerable plaque risk of rupture: intravascular ultrasound-based patient-specific fluid-structure interaction studies.

Authors
  • Liang, Xuan
  • Xenos, Michalis
  • Alemu, Yared
  • Rambhia, Suraj H
  • Lavi, Ifat
  • Kornowski, Ran
  • Gruberg, Luis
  • Fuchs, Shmuel
  • Einav, Shmuel
  • Bluestein, Danny
Type
Published Article
Journal
Coronary Artery Disease
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2013
Volume
24
Issue
2
Pages
75–87
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/MCA.0b013e32835bbe99
PMID: 23363983
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results indicate that IVUS-based patient-specific FSI simulations for mapping the wall stresses, followed by analysis of the biomechanical risk factors, may be used as an additional diagnostic tool for clinicians to estimate the plaque burden and determine the proper treatment and intervention.

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