Atherosclerosis is an important cardiovascular disease in which plaque build up occurs in vessels. Plaques with thin cap and thick necrotic core are defined as vulnerable plaques. Rupture of the cap of a vulnerable plaque in a coronary artery is the underlying cause of the majority of acute myocardial infarctions and sudden coronary deaths .
- Bioengineering Division
Influence of Plaque Geometry on Peak Cap Stresses
- Views Icon Views
- Share Icon Share
- Search Site
Akyildiz, AC, Speelman, L, Nieuwstadt, H, Wentzel, J, van der Steen, A, & Gijsen, F. "Influence of Plaque Geometry on Peak Cap Stresses." Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference. ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA. June 22–25, 2011. pp. 727-728. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/SBC2011-53539
Download citation file: