Diseases of the Cardiac Pump

  • Marc Thiriet

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Marc Thiriet
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 521-631

About this book


Together, the volumes in this series present all of the data needed at various length scales for a multidisciplinary approach to modeling and simulation of flows in the cardiovascular and ventilatory systems, especially multiscale modeling and coupled simulations. The cardiovascular and respiratory systems are tightly coupled, as their primary function is to supply oxygen to and remove carbon dioxide from the body's cells. Because physiological conduits have deformable and reactive walls, macroscopic flow behavior and prediction must be coupled to nano- and microscopic events in a corrector scheme of regulated mechanism. Therefore, investigation of flows of blood and air in anatomical conduits requires an understanding of the biology, chemistry, and physics of these systems together with the mathematical tools to describe their functioning in quantitative terms.

The present volume focuses on macroscopic aspects of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems in pathological conditions, i.e., diseases of the cardiac pump, blood vessels, and airways, as well as their treatments. Only diseases that have a mechanical origin or are associated with mechanical disorders are covered. Local flow disturbances can trigger pathophysiological processes or, conversely, result from diseases of conduit walls or their environment. The ability to model these phenomena is essential to the development and manufacturing of medical devices, which incorporate a stage of numerical tests in addition to experimental procedures.


Acute Lung Injury Aneurysms Aortic Valve Failure Arterial Wall Remodeling Arteriosclerosis Cardiomyopathies Cardiovascular Markers Congenital Heart Defects Cystic Fibrosis Endovascular Therapy Heart Failure Heart Pathologies Heart Valve Failure Hyperoxia Hypertension Neurohumoral Agents Respiratory Disease Therapy Respiratory Diseases Thrombosis Vascular Diseases

Authors and affiliations

  • Marc Thiriet
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut Universitaire de France INRIA Projet BANGUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie Laboratoire Jacques-Louis LionsParisFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-12663-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-12664-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2193-1682
  • Series Online ISSN 2193-1690
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