Biofluid Mechanics: Blood Flow in Large Vessels

Biofluid Mechanics: Blood Flow in Large Vessels

by Dieter W. Liepsch (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540527305
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 02/22/1991
Pages: 562
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Clinical Consideration-Clinical Studies.- Hemodynamically Induced Atrophic Lesions of Atherosclerosis.- What Protects Arm Arteries from Atherosclerosis?.- Analysis of Transcranial Doppler Waves: Pathophysiology of Unilateral Stenoses of the Carotid Artery.- Cerebral Hemodynamic Evaluation by Means of Transcranial Doppler Sonography.- Fluid Dynamical Mechanism of Anacrotic Notch in the Great Arteries.- Radiogrametric Analysis of Carotid Bifurcation: Hemodynamic-Atherogenetic Repercussions on Surgical Patients.- Heart Valve Studies.- Modified Gorlin Equation for the Prediction of Stenotic Valve Orifice Area: An In Vitro Study on a Bioprosthesis.- A Ten Times Enlarged Model of Artificial Heart Valve Flow.- Model Studies at Mechanical Aortic Heart Valve Prostheses in Steady and Physiological Pulsatile Flow.- Direct Measurement of Aortic and Vena Caval Flow to Evaluate the Effect of Vasodilators in Experimental Acute mitral regurgitation.- Echocardiographic and Flow Visualization Studies of the Mechanism for Systolic Anterior Motion of the Mitral Valve In Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.- Ultrasound Studies.- The Potential Importance of Arterial Wall Properties and Blood Flow in Relation to Atherogenesis in Essential Hypertension.- Reliability and Problems of Doppler-Sonography in the Assessment of Carotid Stenoses.- The On-line Assessment of Blood Flow Characteristics During Cerebro-vascular Examinations.- A Method of Measuring the Peak Flow-Rate and the Regurgitant Volume of Regurgitation.- Characterization of Pulmonary Artery Blood Velocity Patterns in Lambs.- Detection of Very Early Atherosclerosis by Duplex Sonography.- Normal and Stenotic Blood Flow Velocities in Human Left Coronary Artery Measured by an 80 Channel 20 MHz Pulsed Doppler Velocimeter.- Clinical Studies II.- Von Willebrand Factor Antigen as a Marker of Vascular Injury in Patients with Essential Hypertension.- Hemodynamic and Pathomorphologic Changes of the Aorto-Iliac Arteries Following Unilateral Above Knee Amputation.- Intraoperative Evaluation of Blood Velocity Waveforms in Different Types of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts-Sequential Saphenous Vein Graft and Internal Mammary Artery Graft.- Hydraulic Conductivity and Shear Dependent Albumin Permeability of Cultured Endothelial Cell Monolayers.- Cellular Recognition and Transduction of Fluid Mechanical Shear Stress Signals.- Animal Studies.- Electrical Impedance of the Carotid Artery in Response to Various Types of Stress.- Morphometry of the Brain Arterial Tree.- Microscopic Visualization of Flow in Rat Cerebral Arteries: Biofluid Dynamical Study on Experimentally Induced Aneurysm.- Effect of the Transmural Pressure on LDL and Albumin Transport and Distribution Across the Intact Arterial Wall.- Areas of High Shear Show Sparing of Lipid Deposition in Hypercholesterolemic Rabbits with Constricted Aortas.- Investigations Concerning Localization of Induced Thrombus Formation at Arteriolar Bifurcations.- MRI and Flow Visualization.- Quantification and Cine Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Human Blood Flow.- Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cardiac Blood Flow: An In Vitro Study.- MRI Flow Measurements by a Dynamic Frequency Variation and a flowing Slice Selection.- Visualization of Pulsatile Flow in a Modelled Arterial Anastomosis.- Varicose Meandering: An Indirect Sign of Locally Increased Arterial Flow Transmitted by Arteriovenous Communications (AVCs)?.- Flow Separation Opposite A Side Branch.- The Influence of External Carotid Artery Stenoses on Internal Carotid Artery Flow-An Experimental Investigation.- Experimental Model Studies.- Blood flow Simulations in a Cast of the Aortic Bifurcation.- Wall Shear in a Compliant Cast of a Human Artery Perfused With a Non-Newtonian Fluid, and Its Correlation With Intimal Thickness.- Flow Studies in a Rigid T-Junction Model with a Non-Newtonian Fluid Using a 3-D Laser-Doppler-Anemometer.- Evaluation of Two Fiber Laser Doppler Velocimeter.- Fluid Flow Through Distensible Models of the Carotid Artery Bifurcation.- Separated Flow Demonstrated by Digitized In Vitro Cineangiography Compared with LDV.- Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Performance and Shear Stresses in a Nutating Centrifugal Blood Pump.- Rheology and Biomaterials.- Effects of n-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation on the Rheological Behavior of Human Blood Measured Ex Vivo.- The Role of Hemorheology in Cerebral Vasospasm Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH).- Rheological Analogs for Human Blood in Large Vessels.- Computer Controlled Laser Doppler Velocimeter for Measuring In Vitro Red Cell and Platelet Distributions.- The Influence of Rheological Properties of Test Fluids on the Flow Pattern Inside the Artificial Ventricle (Type Rostock) and in the Aortic Outflow Tract.- Tomographic Analysis of the Effect of Hematocrit on the Distribution of Erythrocytes in Blood Flow in Glass Capillaries of Various Diameters.- Plasma Induced Surface Modification for Medical Application.- Collapsible Tubes.- A Study of Predicted and Experimental Wall Collapse in Models of Highly Stenotic Arteries.- Pressure-Flow Relationships in Partially Occluded Flexible Tubes.- Flow in a Collapsible Tube Connected to Rigid Pipes.- Normal Range of Volume Elastic Modulus in Finger Arteries Determined Indirectly by Electric Impedance-Cuff.- Numerical Studies.- Renal Arterial Stenosis in Renal Transplantation: A Mathematical Pathogenetic Hypothesis and Its Possible Clinical Implications.- A Mathematical Approach to the Development of Arteriosclerosis in Dialysis Patients.- The Role of Wave Reflections in the Ascending Aorta of Man.- Assessment of the Problem of Numerical Simulation of Blood Flow Through Three-Dimensional Bifurcations.- Coronary Blood Flow.- Non-Newtonian Blood Flow Simulation and Wall Shear Stress in an Arterial Bifurcation.- Comparison of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Blood Flow in Stenotic Vessels using Numerical Simulation.- The Application of Finite Elements Method in the Analysis of Blood Circulation.- Flows Induced by Moving Boundaries and Applications in Biofluid-Mechanics.- Numerical Simulation of Blood Flow Through Branches.- Atherosclerotic Plaques and the Three Dimensional Distribution of Wall Shear Stress-A Numerical Model Study.- Phasic Waveforms of Coronary Arterial and Venous Blood Flow Predicted by a Numerical Model of the Coronary Circulation.- Membrane Phospholipid Metabolism in Sheared Endothelial Cells.- Laser in Biomedical Research, Analysis and Diagnostics.- Problems in the Application of Cardiovascular Models.- Mononuclear Cells Adherence to Aortic Endothelium. The Effect of Transmural Pressure.- The Influence of the Pulsatility and Shear Rate Changes on the Blood Viscosity in Large Vessels.- A Model Fluid for Blood Using Polystyrene Microspheres.- Arterial and Venous Whole Blood- and Plasma Viscosity in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease (CHD).- An Integral-Momentum Approach for the Measurement of Size-Effects in Stenosis for Different Diseases.- Erythrocytic Deformability in Cystic Fibrosis.- Calculation of the Velocity Profile, Flow and Wall Shear Stress in Arteries From the Pressure Gradient: Importance of Distensibility and Taper.- Attenuation of Hydrodynamic Disturbances in Tapered Arterial Prostheses.- Synergetics of Normal and Abnormal Reactions of the Blood In Motion: Fluid-Dynamics, Rheology and Biochemistry.

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