Measurement of systolic and diastolic arterial wall shear stress in the ascending aorta.

Abstract

PURPOSE Wall shear stress (WSS) appears to contribute significantly in the initiation and progression of atherosclerotic disease. The purpose of this work is to present in vivo systolic and diastolic WSS calculations in the human ascending aorta by the application of three straightforward methodologies based on Poiseuille's theory of flow. MATERIALS AND… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2008.02.001

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