Asimina Kazakidi

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Intracranial aneurysms are abnormal focal enlargements of the vascular walls that require immediate surgical intervention once detected. Emerging stent technology involves an innovative type of finely-braided stents, called flow diverters, which abruptly impede the arterial flow into the aneurysm, upon deployment, and induce thrombosis, vascular remodelling(More)
— The octopus uses the arm-swimming behavior primarily for escape, defense, or foraging. This mode of locomotion is comprised of two strokes, with the arms opening slowly and closing rapidly, and generally results in considerable propulsive acceleration. In light of the recent development by our group of an octopus-like eight-arm underwater robot, we are(More)
Mice are widely used to investigate atherogenesis, which is known to be influenced by stresses related to blood flow. However, numerical characterization of the haemodynamic environment in the commonly studied aortic arch has hitherto been based on idealizations of inflow into the aorta. Our purpose in this work was to numerically characterize the(More)
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