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A fluid-structure instability driven physiomarker for aneurysm growth

  title={A fluid-structure instability driven physiomarker for aneurysm growth},
  author={Tom Y Zhao and Guy Elisha and Ethan M. I. Johnson and Sourav Halder and Ben C Smith and Bradley D. Allen and Michael Markl and Neelesh A. Patankar},
Background: What is the physical mechanism that drives aneurysm formation and growth? The question remains fundamentally unresolved. Currently, the clinical diagnosis and treatment of an aneurysm are informed by correlative guidelines on its size and growth rate, along with a holistic consideration of possible symptoms and associated pathologies such as Marfan Syndrome, bicuspid aortic valve, etc. However, aneurysms can exhibit significant growth or rupture before size or rate criteria are met… 

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