Journal of Scientific Computing

, Volume 28, Issue 2–3, pp 139–165

A Mathematical Approach in the Design of Arterial Bypass Using Unsteady Stokes Equations

  • Valery Agoshkov
  • Alfio Quarteroni
  • Gianluigi Rozza
In Honor of David Gottlieb’s 60th Birthday

In this paper we present an approach for the study of Aorto-Coronaric bypass anastomoses configurations using unsteady Stokes equations. The theory of optimal control based on adjoint formulation is applied in order to optimize the shape of the zone of the incoming branch of the bypass (the toe) into the coronary according to several optimality criteria.


Optimal control shape optimization small perturbation theory finite elements unsteady Stokes equations haemodynamics aorto-coronaric bypass anastomoses design of improved medical devices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valery Agoshkov
    • 1
  • Alfio Quarteroni
    • 2
    • 3
  • Gianluigi Rozza
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Numerical MathematicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Chair of Modelling and Scientific Computing (CMCS)École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)LausanneSwitzerland
  3. 3.MOX, Dipartimento di Matematica “Francesco Brioschi”Politecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

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