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A Coupled Simulation of Spinal Cord Blood Flow and Cerebrospinal Fluid Motion in the Spinal Subarachnoid Space Based on In Vivo Measurements
ASME Proceedings | Reduced Order Models and Applications
  • Bryn A. Martin, The University of Akron, Main campus
  • Philippe Reymond
  • Olivier Baledent
  • Jan Novy
  • Nikos Stergiopulos
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Conference Proceeding
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A preliminary coupled 1-D model of the systemic arterial tree and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) system was constructed. The systemic tree model includes arteries greater than 2 mm in diameter and a simplified spinal cord vasculature. Coupling of the arterial tree and CSF system is accomplished by a transfer function based on in vivo cerebral blood flow (CBF) and CSF pulsation measurements in 17 young healthy adults.
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ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference