Franck Jourdan

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Individual rupture risk assessment of intracranial aneurysms is a major issue in the clinical management of asymptomatic aneurysms. Aneurysm rupture occurs when wall tension exceeds the strength limit of the wall tissue. At present, aneurysmal wall mechanics are poorly understood and thus, risk assessment involving mechanical(More)
BACKGROUND Five randomized controlled trials recently appeared in the literature demonstrating that early mechanical thrombectomy in patients with acute ischemic stroke is significantly related to an improved outcome. Stent retrievers are accepted as the most effective devices for intracranial thrombectomy. OBJECTIVE To analyze the mechanical properties(More)
In this article, a phenomenological numerical model of bone remodeling is proposed. This model is based on the poroelasticity theory in order to take into account the effects of fluid movements in bone adaptation. Moreover, the proposed remodeling law is based on the classical 'Stanford' law, enriched in order to take into account the loading frequency,(More)
Bone is a complex system, and could be modeled as a poroelastic media. The aim of this paper is to identify the macroscopic value of the cortical bone permeability coefficient. A simple experimental method was designed in order to determine the permeability coefficient. Two bone samples taken from different ox femurs were filled with water, to place them(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The present study follows an experimental work based on the characterization of the biomechanical behavior of the aneurysmal wall and a numerical study where a significant difference in term of volume variation between ruptured and unruptured aneurysm was observed in a specific case. Our study was designed to highlight by means of(More)
Because the functional interaction between the LV and arterial systems, termed ventricular-arterial coupling, is recognized as a key determinant of LV performance, the objective of the present study was to assess the impact of uncomplicated HT without LVH on LV performance using simultaneously echocardiography and carotid tonometry. LV maximal power(More)
The objective of this study is to propose a numerical model of thermal damage to the skin. This model simulates the propagation of a burn and suggests treatments to prevent it from spreading. In order to achieve this goal, we developed a 3D multi-layer finite element model of the skin coupled with a model presenting hyperthermic damage. The numerical model(More)
Background and purpose Pore density (PD), surface metal coverage (SMC) and the number of wires are all different parameters which can influence the efficacy of a flow disruptor/diverter. Nevertheless, the relative importance of a parameter to induce intra-aneurysmal blood stasis is still poorly evaluated. Therefore, comparison between devices based on a(More)
OBJECTIVE End systolic left ventricular (LV) elastance (Ees) has been previously calculated and validated invasively using LV pressure-volume (P-V) loop. Non invasive studies have been proposed, but clinical application remains complex. The aim of the present study was to 1) estimate Ees according to modeling of LV P-V curve during ejection ("Ejection PV(More)