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Modelling in medicine and biology VI

Author: C A Brebbia
Publisher: Southampton, UK ; Boston : WIT, ©2005.
Series: WIT transactions on biomedicine and health, v. 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English

A collection of papers divided into the following sections: cardiovascular systems; biomechanics; computational fluid dynamics; intracranial pressure dynamics; exposure to electromagnetic fields;  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C A Brebbia
ISBN: 9781845640897 1845640896
OCLC Number: 507904364
Description: 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Section 1: Cardiovascular systemsComparison between linear elasticity and large elastic deformation in the study of the contraction of the myocardium; 3D Fluid-Structure Interaction simulation of a bileaflet heart valve opening-closing cycle and comparison with experimental flow data; Calculation of stress and the absorption of Angiotensin in the left ventricle based on two dimensional echocardiograms and MRIs; Human cardiac wall stress analysis with patient-specific myocardial material properties; Modelling of platelet aggregation in aneurysmSection 2: BiomechanicsAnalysis, simulation and prediction of contact stresses in articular cartilage of the knee joint; Finite element analysis of prosthetic knee joint using ANSYS; Comparison of different knee states: intact, without A.C.L. and with a prosthetic using a kinematics simulator; Coupled rotations in the lumbar spine - are these a consequence of passive spinal anatomy?; The effect of soft tissue properties on overall biomechanical response of a human lumbar motion segment: a preliminary finite element study; The effect of trabecular micro-architecture on vertebra biomechanics: a finite element investigation; Simulation of bone indentation; Measuring and modelling arm dynamics to support studies into reducing tremor in individuals with multiple sclerosis; Biomechanical dental implants comparison by means of numerical models and nuclear medicineSection 3: Computational fluid dynamicsCFD investigation of respiratory flows in a space-filling pulmonary acinus model; Design of scaffolds with computer assistanceSection 4: Intracranial pressure dynamicsA comprehensive cerebrovascular simulation model for teaching and research; A mathematical model for the diagnosis and treatment of idiopathic intracranial hypertension; Modeling pathological intracranial pressure waveforms in idiopathic intracranial hypertension; Application of integrative thermodynamic-hemodynamic-pharmacokinetic model to propofol anesthesia for hypothermic decompressionSection 5: Exposure to electromagnetic fieldsSimplified modeling of the human body exposed to power substation electric field using boundary element analysis; Electromagnetic modelling of a human eye exposed to conductive keratoplasty; Computation of maximal magnetic field value generated by a power substation; Human body exposure to fixed potentials surfaces in power substationsSection 6: Skin and membranesExclusive measuring system of constitutive parameters for living soft tissue and application to facial aging problems; Depth sensitivity of the dielectric properties of human skin: simulations and measurementsSection 7: Data acquisition and analysisEEG signal analysis and characterization for the aid of disabled people; Techniques of FECG signal analysis: detection and processing for fetal monitoringSection 8: Computer simulationA method of visualization of a brain neural pathway by using critical points and target regions; Mathematical modeling in drug discovery and development
Series Title: WIT transactions on biomedicine and health, v. 12.
Responsibility: editors, C.A. Brebbia [and others].


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