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Not long ago it was thought that the most important characteristics of the mechanics of soft tissues were their complex mechanical properties: they often exhibit nonlinear, anisotropic, nearly inco...
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Cardiovascular solid mechanics
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Mechanotransduction and extracellular matrix homeostasis
Soft connective tissues at steady state are dynamic; resident cells continually read environmental cues and respond to them to promote homeostasis, including maintenance of the mechanical propertiesExpand
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Mechanics of the arterial wall: review and directions.
  • J. Humphrey
  • Medicine
  • Critical reviews in biomedical engineering
  • 1995
The goals of this article are threefold: to briefly review the theory of finite elasticity and its application to arterial mechanics; to review what is known about the mechanical behavior of arteriesExpand
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Continuum biomechanics of soft biological tissues
Since its coming of age in the mid 1960s, continuum biomechanics has contributed much to our understanding of human health as well as to disease, injury, and their treatment. Nevertheless,Expand
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Determination of a constitutive relation for passive myocardium: I. A new functional form.
The specific aim of this study is to determine a constitutive relation for non-contracting myocardium in terms of a pseudostrain-energy function W whose form is guided by both theory and experiment.Expand
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Theory of small on large: Potential utility in computations of fluid–solid interactions in arteries
Abstract Recent advances in medical imaging, computational methods, and biomechanics promise to enable significant improvements in engineering-based decision making in vascular medicine, surgery, andExpand
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Cardiovascular Solid Mechanics: Cells, Tissues, and Organs
1. INTRODUCTION. 1.1 Historical Prelude, 1.2 Basic Cell Biology, 1.3 The Extracellular Matrix, 1.4 Soft Tissue Behavior, 1.5 Needs and General Approach, 1.6 Exercises, 1.7 References. 2. MATHEMATICALExpand
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On constitutive relations and finite deformations of passive cardiac tissue: I. A pseudostrain-energy function.
  • J. Humphrey, F. Yin
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Journal of biomechanical engineering
  • 1 November 1987
A three-dimensional constitutive relation for passive cardiac tissue is formulated in terms of a structurally motivated pseudostrain-energy function, W, while the mathematical simplicity ofExpand
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Intracranial and abdominal aortic aneurysms: similarities, differences, and need for a new class of computational models.
Intracranial saccular and abdominal aortic aneurysms (ISAs and AAAs, respectively) result from different underlying disease processes and exhibit different rupture potentials, yet they share manyExpand
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