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Artery Remodeling in Hypotension Using a Topology Optimization Method

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Linxia Gu

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering,
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Manuscript received March 15, 2013; final manuscript received April 26, 2013; published online July 3, 2013. Assoc. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 7(3), 030929 (Jul 03, 2013) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1087; doi: 10.1115/1.4024518 History: Received March 15, 2013; Revised April 26, 2013

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Fig. 1

The element pseudo-density distribution (left) and stress intensity distribution (right) on straight artery after remodeling

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Fig. 2

The element pseudo-density distribution on the middle segment of the tortuous artery during remodeling process

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Fig. 3

The element pseudo-density distribution (left) and stress intensity distribution (right) on tortuous artery after remodeling




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