Computational and experimental biomechanical analysis of the cardiovascular system
The Cardiovascular Biomechanics group performs research in the field of computational and experimental biomechanical analysis of the cardiovascular system. Aim is to develop computational models, experimental techniques, and medical devices for clinical diagnosis, decision support, and intervention.Read more
Meet some of our Researchers
Hein de Hoop
Marc van Sambeek
Roy van Hees
Frans van de Vosse
Blood in Motion
Cardiovascular diseases, disorders, and events, such as coronary artery disease, aneurysms, stroke, and thrombosis occur at specific regions...
Heart at Work
Possibilities to obtain information from the patient heart have grown strongly with the development of new imaging modalities such as...
Vessels under Stress
The formation of aneurysms, atherosclerotic plaques, and other vascular disorders are reflected in an alteration of the morphological and...
The Cardiovascular Biomechanics group provides courses and projects in the bachelor's and master's program.
Furthermore, there are always sufficient projects for students to work on in the research group.
Our most recent peer reviewed publications
Feasibility and safety of jailed-pressure wire technique using durable optical fiber pressure wire for intervention of coronary bifurcation lesionsCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (2019)
A protocol update of the fractional flow reserve versus angiography for multivessel evaluation (FAME) 3 trialAmerican Heart Journal (2019)
Five year outcomes of the endurant stent graft for endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the ENGAGE registryEuropean Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (2019)
Echocardiographic assessment of left bundle branch–related strain dyssynchronyUltrasound in Medicine and Biology (2019)
A geometry-based model for non-invasive estimation of pressure gradients over iliac artery stenosesJournal of Biomechanics (2019)