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
Frans van de Vosse
Hein de Hoop
Marc van Sambeek
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...
Our most recent peer reviewed publications
Including surrounding tissue improves ultrasound-based 3D mechanical characterization of abdominal aortic aneurysmsJournal of Biomechanics (2019)
On the relationship between dynamic contrast-enhanced ultrasound parameters and the underlying vascular architecture extracted from acoustic angiographyUltrasound in Medicine and Biology (2019)
Quantification of aortic stiffness and wall stress in healthy volunteers and abdominal aortic aneurysm patients using time-resolved 3D ultrasoundEuropean Heart Journal. Cardiovascular Imaging (2019)
A novel hybrid silk-fibroin/polyurethane three-layered vascular graftBiomedical Materials (2019)
The influence of model order reduction on the computed fractional flow reserve using parameterized coronary geometriesJournal of Biomechanics (2019)