Image-based CFD modelling of cerebral blood flow

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S. DJALAL, K. MANSOUR

Abstract. Detailed knowledge of the hemodynamics in the cerebral blood tree is valuable not only for studying the mechanisms of alimentation in the cortex, but also to investigate the role of hemodynamics in the development of cerebrovascular pathologies. The aim of this work is to present preliminary data processing pipeline focussing on the extraction of a 3D patient specific smooth geometric model from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and estimate hemodynamic factors using computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

Keywords
MRI, CFD, Wall Shear Stress, Pressure

Published online 12/10/2016, 4 pages
Copyright © 2016 by the author(s)
Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA
Citation: S. DJALAL, K. MANSOUR, ‘Image-based CFD modelling of cerebral blood flow’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 1, pp 127-130, 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21741/9781945291197-32

The article was published as article 32 of the book Dielectric Materials and Applications

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