Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Stress-modulated collagen fiber remodeling in a human carotid bifurcation
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Solid Mechanics (Dept.).
2007 (English)In: Journal of Theoretical Biology, ISSN 0022-5193, E-ISSN 1095-8541, Vol. 248, no 3, 460-470 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This work concerns with the implementation of a new stress-driven remodeling model for simulating the overall structure and mechanical behavior of a human carotid bifurcation. By means of an iterative finite element based procedure collagen fiber direction and maximal principal stresses are computed. We find that the predicted fibers' architecture at the cylindrical branches and at the apex of the bifurcation correlates well with histological observations. Some insights about the mechanical response of the sinus bulb and the bifurcation apex are revealed and discussed. The results are compared with other, isotropic and orthotropic, models available in the literature.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2007. Vol. 248, no 3, 460-470 p.
Keyword [en]
soft tissues, carotid artery bifurcation, remodeling, hyperelasticity, FE analysis, arterial-wall stress, human brain arteries, reinforced composites, computational aspects, structural model, tissue, atherosclerosis, growth, flow, deformations
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-17004DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2007.05.037ISI: 000249948200005Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-34548439879OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-17004DiVA: diva2:335047
Note
QC 20100525Available from: 2010-08-05 Created: 2010-08-05 Last updated: 2017-12-12Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Other links

Publisher's full textScopus

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Gasser, T. Christian
By organisation
Solid Mechanics (Dept.)
In the same journal
Journal of Theoretical Biology

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

doi
urn-nbn

Altmetric score

doi
urn-nbn
Total: 39 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf