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Title Cardiovascular mathematics : modeling and simulation of the circulatory system / Luca Formaggia, Alfio M. Quarteroni, Alessandro Veneziani (eds.)
Published Milan ; New York : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 522 pages) : illustrations
Series MS & A ; v. 1
MS & A (Series) ; v. 1
Contents Physiology and pathology of the cardiovascular system: A physical perspective -- Basic mathematical models and motivations -- The derivation of the equations for fluids and structure -- From image data to computational domains -- Geometry and flow -- Rheological models for blood -- Mathematical models of mass transfer in the vascular walls -- Analysis of coupled models for fluid-structure interaction of internal flows -- Algorithms for fluid-structure interaction problems -- Reduced models of the cardiovascular system -- Multiscale models of the vascular system -- Applications and test cases
Summary Cardiovascular diseases have a major impact in Western countries. Mathematical models and numerical simulations can help the understanding of physiological and pathological processes, complementing the information provided to medical doctors by medical imaging and other non-invasive means, and opening the possibility of a better diagnosis and more in-depth surgical planning. This book offers a mathematically sound and up-to-date foundation to the training of researchers, and serves as a useful reference for the development of mathematical models and numerical simulation codes. It is structured into different chapters, written by recognized experts in the field, and however it features a common thread, with consistency of notation and expressions and systematic cross-referencing. Many fundamental issues are faced, such as: the mathematical representation of vascular geometries extracted from medical images, modelling blood rheology and the complex multilayer structure of the vascular tissue, and its possible pathologies, the mechanical and chemical interaction between blood and vascular walls; the different scales coupling local and systemic dynamics. All of these topics introduce challenging mathematical and numerical problems, demanding for advanced analysis and simulation techniques. This book is addressed to graduate students and researchers in the field of bioengineering, applied mathematics and medicine, wishing to engage themselves in the fascinating task of modeling how the cardiovascular system works
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 483-512) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Cardiovascular system -- Mathematical models
Hemodynamics -- physiology
Hemodynamic Processes -- physiology
Blood Circulation -- physiology
Blood Vessels -- physiology
Hemorheology -- physiology
Models, Cardiovascular
Aparato circulatorio -- Modelos matemáticos
Cardiovascular system -- Mathematical models
Kardiovaskuläres System
Mathematisches Modell
Matematiska modeller.
Kardiovaskulèares System.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Form Electronic book
Author Formaggia, L. (Luca)
Quarteroni, Alfio
Veneziani, A. (Alessandro)
LC no. 2008943078
ISBN 9788847011526