Hemodynamic Models in Vascular Grafting

  • Mark C. Shu
  • Carlos E. Hita
  • Ned H. C. Hwang
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 166)

Abstract

The functional life of a vascular graft is usually limited by the development of intimal hyperplasia (IH) which leads to stenosis and/or thrombosis. The role of hemodynamic stresses in the development and the localization of vascular graft lesions, as well as their influences in the healing process, have been discussed by many investigators.

Keywords

Wall Shear Stress Flow Model Intimal Hyperplasia Vascular Graft PTFE Graft 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark C. Shu
    • 1
  • Carlos E. Hita
    • 1
  • Ned H. C. Hwang
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiovascular Flow Dynamics LaboratoryUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA

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