Biology and Mechanics of Blood Flows: Part II: Mechanics and Medical Aspects

Hardcover | December 6, 2007

byMarc Thiriet

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This authoritative book presents the basic knowledge and state-of-the-art techniques necessary to carry out investigations of the cardiovascular system using modeling and simulation. This volume contains chapters on anatomy, physiology, continuum mechanics, as well as pathological changes in the vasculature walls including the heart and their treatments. Methods of numerical simulations are given and illustrated in particular by application to wall diseases.

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This authoritative book presents the basic knowledge and state-of-the-art techniques necessary to carry out investigations of the cardiovascular system using modeling and simulation. This volume contains chapters on anatomy, physiology, continuum mechanics, as well as pathological changes in the vasculature walls including the heart an...

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Biology and Mechanics of Blood Flows presents the basic knowledge and state-of-the-art techniques necessary to carry out investigations of the cardiovascular system using modeling and simulation. Part II of this two-volume sequence, Mechanics and Medical Aspects, refers to the extraction of input data at the macroscopic scale for model...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:479 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:December 6, 2007Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387748482

ISBN - 13:9780387748481

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System.- Cardiovascular Physiology.- Images, Signals and Movements.- Rheology.- Hemodynamics.- Numerical Simulations.- Cardiovascular Diseases.- Treatments of Cardiovascular Diseases.- Conclusion. A) Anatomical, Biological, Medical Glossaries. B) Adipocyte. C) Basic Aspects in Mechanics. D) Numerical Simulations.