Mechanical action of the blood onto atheromatous plaques: influence of the stenosis shape and morphology.

@article{Belzacq2014MechanicalAO,
  title={Mechanical action of the blood onto atheromatous plaques: influence of the stenosis shape and morphology.},
  author={Tristan Belzacq and Stephane Avril and Emmanuel Leriche and Alexandre Delache},
  journal={Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={527-38}
}
The vulnerability of atheromatous plaques in the carotid artery may be related to several factors, the most important being the degree of severity of the endoluminal stenosis and the thickness of the fibrous cap. It has recently been shown that the plaque length can also affect the mechanical response significantly. However, in their study on the effect of… CONTINUE READING