An optimal control approach to determine resistance-type boundary conditions from in-vivo data for cardiovascular simulations

  title={An optimal control approach to determine resistance-type boundary conditions from in-vivo data for cardiovascular simulations},
  author={Elisa Fevola and Francesco Ballarin and Laura Jim'enez-Juan and Stephen E. Fremes and Stefano Grivet-Talocia and Gianluigi Rozza and Piero Triverio},
  journal={International journal for numerical methods in biomedical engineering},
  • Elisa Fevola, F. Ballarin, +4 authors P. Triverio
  • Published 2021
  • Mathematics, Computer Science, Medicine
  • International journal for numerical methods in biomedical engineering
The choice of appropriate boundary conditions is a fundamental step in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations of the cardiovascular system. Boundary conditions, in fact, highly affect the computed pressure and flow rates, and consequently haemodynamic indicators such as wall shear stress, which are of clinical interest. Devising automated procedures for the selection of boundary conditions is vital to achieve repeatable simulations. However, the most common techniques do not… Expand


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