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dc.contributor.authorNg, E. Y. K.en
dc.contributor.authorLoong, T. H.en
dc.contributor.authorSoudah, Eduardoen
dc.contributor.authorBordone, Maurizioen
dc.contributor.authorPua, Ueien
dc.contributor.authorNarayanan, Sriramen
dc.identifier.citationSoudah, E., Ng, E. Y. K., Loong, T. H., Bordone, M., Pua, U., & Narayanan, S. (2013). CFD Modelling of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm on Hemodynamic Loads Using a Realistic Geometry with CT. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2013, 1-9.en
dc.description.abstractThe objective of this study is to find a correlation between the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) geometric parameters, wall stress shear (WSS), abdominal flow patterns, intraluminal thrombus (ILT), and AAA arterial wall rupture using computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Real AAA 3D models were created by three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of in vivo acquired computed tomography (CT) images from 5 patients. Based on 3D AAA models, high quality volume meshes were created using an optimal tetrahedral aspect ratio for the whole domain. In order to quantify the WSS and the recirculation inside the AAA, a 3D CFD using finite elements analysis was used. The CFD computation was performed assuming that the arterial wall is rigid and the blood is considered a homogeneous Newtonian fluid with a density of 1050 kg/m3 and a kinematic viscosity of 4×10^(-3) Pa·s. Parallelization procedures were used in order to increase the performance of the CFD calculations. A relation between AAA geometric parameters (asymmetry index (β), saccular index (γ), deformation diameter ratio (χ), and tortuosity index (ε)) and hemodynamic loads was observed, and it could be used as a potential predictor of AAA arterial wall rupture and potential ILT formation.en
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesComputational and mathematical methods in medicineen
dc.rights© 2013 The Authors. This paper was published in Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine and is made available as an electronic reprint (preprint) with permission of the authors. The paper can be found at the following official DOI: []. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.en
dc.subjectDRNTU::Science::Medicine::Computer applicationsen
dc.titleCFD modelling of abdominal aortic aneurysm on hemodynamic loads using a realistic geometry with CTen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen
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