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Volume 14 Supplement 1

Cardiovascular Disease and Vulnerable Plaque Biomechanics

Research and Reviews

Edited by Dalin Tang and Zhiyong Li

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

  1. Content type: Research

    Wall shear stress (WSS) has been associated with sites of plaque localization and with changes in plaque composition in human coronary arteries. Different values have been suggested for categorizing WSS as low...

    Authors: David S Molony, Lucas H Timmins, Olivia Y Hung, Emad Rasoul-Arzrumly, Habib Samady and Don P Giddens

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S2

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  2. Content type: Research

    Intraplaque hemorrhage is a widely known factor facilitating plaque instability. Neovascularization of plaque can be regarded as a compensatory response to the blood supply in the deep intimal and medial areas...

    Authors: Jinqiu Lu, Wanying Duan and Aike Qiao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S3

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  3. Content type: Research

    Calcification is a marked pathological component in carotid artery plaque. Studies have suggested that calcification may induce regions of high stress concentrations therefore increasing the potential for rupt...

    Authors: Hilary E Barrett, John J Mulvihill, Eoghan M Cunnane and Michael T Walsh

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S5

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  4. Content type: Research

    In literature, the effect of the inflow boundary condition was investigated by examining the impact of the waveform and the shape of the spatial profile of the inlet velocity on the cardiac hemodynamics. Howev...

    Authors: Biyue Liu, Jie Zheng, Richard Bach and Dalin Tang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S6

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  5. Content type: Research

    Due to the limited number of experimental studies that mechanically characterise human atherosclerotic plaque tissue from the femoral arteries, a recent trend has emerged in current literature whereby one set ...

    Authors: Eoghan M Cunnane, John JE Mulvihill, Hilary E Barrett and Michael T Walsh

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S7

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  6. Content type: Research

    Different from other indicators of cardiac function, such as ejection fraction and transmitral early diastolic velocity, myocardial strain is promising to capture subtle alterations that result from early dise...

    Authors: Yan Gan, Qiang Chen, Shijun Zhang, Shenghong Ju and Zhi-Yong Li

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S9

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  7. Content type: Research

    The Circle of Willis (CoW) is an important collateral pathway of the cerebral blood flow. An experimental study of the cerebral blood flow (CBF) distribution in different anatomical variations may help to a be...

    Authors: Guangyu Zhu, Qi Yuan, Jian Yang and Joon Hock Yeo

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S10

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  8. Content type: Research

    The Circle of Willis (CoW) is the most important collateral pathway of the cerebral artery. The present study aims to investigate the collateral capacity of CoW with anatomical variation when unilateral intern...

    Authors: Yuan Ren, Qiang Chen and Zhi-Yong Li

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S11

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  9. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study is to observe the visual fatigue caused by watching 3DTV using the method of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). The data of fMRI during three kinds of visual stimulation ...

    Authors: Chunxiao Chen, Jing Wang, Kun Li, Yuping Liu and Xin Chen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S12

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  10. Content type: Research

    Atherosclerosis is one of the main risk factors cause acute cerebral-cardio vascular diseases. It's of great significance to establish an atherosclerosis animal model that can mimic the characteristics and nat...

    Authors: Wen Zeng, Xiaorong Wen, Li Gong, Jiayu Sun, Jing Yang, Jichun Liao, Can Qian, Wei Chen, Bin Song and Fabao Gao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S13

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  11. Content type: Research

    As a dual-modality contrast agent, magnetic microbubbles (MMBs) can not only improve contrast of ultrasound (US) image, but can also serve as a contrast agent of magnetic resonance image (MRI). With the help o...

    Authors: Mo Hou, Chunxiao Chen, Dalin Tang, Shouhua Luo, Fang Yang and Ning Gu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S14

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  12. Content type: Review

    The high-resolution X-ray imaging system employing synchrotron radiation source, thin scintillator, optical lens and advanced CCD camera can achieve a resolution in the range of tens of nanometers to sub-micro...

    Authors: Guang Li, Shouhua Luo, Yuling Yan and Ning Gu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):120

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:68

  13. Content type: Research

    The changes of hemodynamics and drug concentration distribution caused by the implantation of drug eluting stents (DESs) in curved vessels have significant effects on In-Stent Restenosis.

    Authors: Yu Chen, Yan Xiong, Wentao Jiang, Fei Yan, Meng Guo, Qingyuan Wang and Yubo Fan

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S16

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  14. Content type: Research

    The computation of arterial wall deformation and stresses under physiologic conditions requires a coupled compliant arterial wall-blood flow interaction model. The in-vivo arterial wall motion is constrained by t...

    Authors: Ashish Das, Anup Paul, Michael D Taylor and Rupak K Banerjee

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 1):S18

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