Flow patterns in the human carotid artery bifurcation.

Abstract

To elucidate the connection between blood flow and the localized genesis and development of atherosclerosis and thrombosis at the human carotid artery bifurcation, detailed studies of the flow patterns and distributions of fluid velocity and wall shear rate in this region were carried out using a transparent segment of the carotid artery, prepared from a… (More)

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