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Applicability of the GP Device to the Circle of Willis Arteries by Using a Mathematical Model
Año:2011
Áreas de investigación
  • Ciencias naturales y ciencias de la salud,
  • Ingeniería mecánica, aeronaútica y naval,
  • Ciencias de la computación y tecnología informática
Datos
Descripción
According to the World Health Organization [1] , 15 million people suffer stroke worldwide each year; of these, 5 million die and 5 million are permanently disabled. Stroke is therefore a major cause of mortality world-wide. The majority of strokes are caused by a blood clot that occludes an artery in the brain, and although thrombolytic agents such as Alteplase are used to dissolve clots that arise in the arteries of the brain, there are limitations on the use of these thrombolytic agents. However over the past decade, other methods of treatment have been developed which include Thrombectomy Devices e.g. the ?GP? Thrombus Aspiration Device (?GP? TAD). Such devices may be used as an alternative to thrombolytics or in conjunction with them to extract blood clots in arteries such as the middle cerebral artery of the midbrain brain, and the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) of the posterior aspect of the brain. In this paper, we mathematically model the removal of blood clots using the ?GP? TAD from selected arteries of the brain where blood clots may arise taking into account factors such as the resistances, compliances and inertances effects. Such mathematical modelling may have potential uses in predicting the pressures necessary to extract blood clots of given lengths, and masses from arteries in the Circle of Willis - posterior circulation of the brain.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
13th International Conference on Modelling and Simulation - UkSim-AMSS 2011, de IEEE.
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
978-0-7695-4376-5
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
30/03/2011
Fecha fin congreso
01/04/2011
Desde la página
48
Hasta la página
53
Título de las actas
13th International Conference on Modelling and Simulation - UkSim-AMSS 2011, de IEEE
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Participantes
  • Autor: Gregorio Romero Rey (UPM)
  • Autor: Maria Luisa Martinez Muneta (UPM)
  • Autor: Luis Jesus Felez Mindan (UPM)
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  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Tecnologías ferroviarias y simulación avanzada
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Mecánica y de Fabricación
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