By Jonathan F. Wenk, Choon-Sik Jhun, Zhihong Zhang, Kay Sun, Mike Burger, Dan Einstein (auth.), Julius M. Guccione, Ghassan S. Kass
Computational Cardiovascular Mechanics promotes the appliance of patient-specific cardiovascular mechanics types to scientific drugs, which reduction clinical analysis and increase therapy for cardiovascular disease.
Organized in a two-part constitution, this quantity offers a accomplished evaluation of computational modeling from either reliable mechanics and fluid dynamics views. half I bargains chapters dedicated to quite a few concepts related to finite point modeling of ventricular mechanics and computational fluid dynamics, with a spotlight in cardiovascular mechanics. half II covers center failure purposes which make the most of innovations in reliable mechanics and fluid dynamics. within the former, either diagnostic (i.e., international and nearby indices of myocardial contractility) in addition to healing techniques (surgical ventricular home improvement strategies, passive ventricular constraint units, ventricular implantation of biomaterials and cardiac resynchronization treatment) are mentioned. within the latter, the fluid mechanics of center valves is simulated, as are surgeries and middle failure-related units within the kind of coronary artery pass grafting and ventricular help devices.
Computational Cardiovascular Mechanics is an important source for heart problems researchers who are looking to how one can practice computational fluid and/or sturdy mechanics to the prognosis and remedy of middle failure.