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2008 GSW Proceedings
Atherosclerosis affects millions of people worldwide and can lead to heart attack and stroke. The human carotid artery bifurcation is a critical site often affected by plaque and atherosclerotic formations. Over time, atherosclerosis can grow from mild to severe depending on both mechanical and biological responses in the artery wall. A computational fluid dynamics model of the human carotid bifurcation with fluid structure interaction has been created to explore the nature of atherogenesis,doi:10.18260/1-2-620-38585 fatcat:piv6rvbjpveklhtofqcxeanmui