Publisher description for McDonald's blood flow in arteries : theoretic, experimental, and clinical principles / Wilmer W. Nichols, Michael F. O'Rourke ; with a contribution from Craig Hartley.


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This is the classic account of haemodynamics, giving a firm theoretical basis to understanding blood flow in normal and disease conditions. "Blood Flow in Arteries" explains the relationship between pulsatile pressure and flow in the arteries using a mathematical model of fluid flow
principles. Often a difficult subject for clinicians, understanding the basic principles and how they apply in clinical situations is essential for dicision making in vascular disease, and in the development of new technologies (eg. minimally invasive therapies, stents) to deal with cardiovascular
problems.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Blood flow.
Arteries.
Blood Circulation.
Blood Flow Velocity.