Carotid Geometry as a Predictor of In-Stent Neointimal Hyperplasia ― A Computational Fluid Dynamics Study ―

Xinke Yao, Zhengze Dai, Xu Zhang, Jie Gao, Gelin Xu, Yan Cai, Zhiyong Li
2019 Circulation Journal  
Changes in carotid bifurcation geometry can make apparent differences in hemodynamic distribution and lead to bilateral NIH asymmetry. It may therefore be reasonable to consider certain geometric variations as potential local risk factors for NIH.
doi:10.1253/circj.cj-18-1152 pmid:31061352 fatcat:epkgmoa2azfxvpqsc6sscl66x4