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Artery Buckling: New Phenotypes, Models, and Applications.
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PMID:  23192265     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Arteries are under significant mechanical loads from blood pressure, flow, tissue tethering, and body movement. It is critical that arteries remain patent and stable under these loads. This review summarizes the common forms of buckling that occur in blood vessels including cross-sectional collapse, longitudinal twist buckling, and bent buckling. The phenomena, model analyses, experimental measurements, effects on blood flow, and clinical relevance are discussed. It is concluded that mechanical buckling is an important issue for vasculature, in addition to wall stiffness and strength, and requires further studies to address the challenges. Studies of vessel buckling not only enrich vascular biomechanics but also have important clinical applications.
Authors:
Hai-Chao Han; Jennifer K W Chesnutt; Justin R Garcia; Qin Liu; Qi Wen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of biomedical engineering     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1521-6047     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Biomed Eng     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361512     Medline TA:  Ann Biomed Eng     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), San Antonio, TX, 78249, USA, hchan@utsa.edu.
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