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Little is known on how forces resulting from fluid flow interact with structural stability of carotid atherosclerotic plaque and how such interactions may impact on stroke prevention.
Using a combination of 3D image analysis of Carotid plaques, combined with numerical modelling, it is possible to resolve the shear forces acting on vascular obstructions and map out the fluid flow pathways for comparison with clinical (data) imaging.
Professor Nick Petford will describe the techniques used to solve the problem and discuss the clinical implications.
|Host(s):||Institute of Health and Wellbeing|
|Contact Phone:||01604 892820|
|Starts On:||11 Jan 2012 01:00 PM GMT|
|Ends On:||11 Jan 2012 02:00 PM GMT|
Senate Building, Room 101
The University of Northampton
Boughton Green Road
|Details/Directions:||For full directions to Park Campus, please visit www.northampton.ac.uk/findus|
|Status:||This event has passed.|