Table of contents for Modelling in medicine and biology VII / editor: C.A. Brebbia.


Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog
Note: Electronic data is machine generated. May be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter
Section 1: Cardiovascular systems
Comparison between linear elasticity and large elastic deformation
in the study of the contraction of the myocardium
R. M . Shoucri .......................................3........................3
3D Fluid-Structure Interaction simulation of a bileaflet heart valve
opening-closing cycle and comparison with experimental flow data
D. Palmieri, G. Vezzani, F. Lagasco & S. Pascale..................... 15
Calculation of stress and the absorption of Angiotensin in the left
ventricle based on two dimensional echocardiograms and MRIs
A. K. Macpherson, S. Neti, M. Averbach & P. A. Macpherson .......................25
Human cardiac wall stress analysis with patient-specific myocardial
material properties
A. Chien, R. M. Shoucri, A. Mal & C. Montemagno................ ....33
Modelling of platelet aggregation in aneurysm
K. Shimano, T. Hayashi, H. Ujiie, T. Ono & Y. Enomoto............................. 43
Section 2: Biomechanics
Analysis, simulation and prediction of contact stresses in articular
cartilage of the knee joint
A. Vidal, R. Lesso, R. Rodriguez, S. Garcia & L. Daza ...................................55
Finite element analysis of prosthetic knee joint using ANSYS
C. Shashishekar & C. S. Ramesh ........................   .......65
Comparison of different knee states: intact, without A.C.L. and
with a prosthetic using a kinematics simulator
A. Bouafia &  J. Dimnet......................................................73
Coupled rotations in the lumbar spine - are these a consequence
of passive spinal anatomy?
J. P  Little, M. J. Pearcy  &  C. J. Adam................................ ..... .....83
The effect of soft tissue properties on overall biomechanical response
of a human lumbar motion segment: a preliminary finite element study
H. Cunningham, J. P Little, M. J. Pearcy & C. J. Adam ................................ 93
The effect of trabecular micro-architecture on vertebra biomechanics:
a finite element investigation
K. McDonald, M. J. Pearcy & C. J. Adam............................  .......... 103
Simulation of bone indentation
S. Kasiri, G. Reilly  &  D. Taylor..................................  .............. ...... 113
Measuring and modelling arm dynamics to support studies into
reducing tremor in individuals with multiple sclerosis
L. P. Ketteringham, S. A. Neild, R. A. Hyde, R. J. S. Jones
&  A. Davies-Smith.................... ................... ...   ....... . 123
Biomechanical dental implants comparison by means of numerical
models and nuclear medicine
C. Bignardi, E. M. Zanetti, G. Lorenzon, G. Canavese
& G. Bertuccio .................... .......       ................... 135
Section 3: Computational fluid dynamics
CFD investigation of respiratory flows in a space-filling pulmonary
acinus model
J. Sznitman, S. Schmuki, R. Sutter, A. Tsuda & T. Rbsgen .......................... 147
Design of scaffolds with computer assistance
H. A. Almeida, P. J. B6rtolo & J. C. Ferreira ......................................... 157
Section 4: Intracranial pressure dynamics
A comprehensive cerebrovascular simulation model for teaching
and research
M. Ursino, M. Giannessi & W. B. Murray.................................. 169
A mathematical model for the diagnosis and treatment of idiopathic
intracranial hypertension
W. D. Lakin, S. A. Stevens, N. J. Thakore &  P. L. Penar .................................. 179
Modeling pathological intracranial pressure waveforms in idiopathic
intracranial hypertension
S. A. Stevens, W. D. Lakin, N. J. Thakore, P. L. Penar & J. Stimpson ............. 191
Application of integrative thermodynamic-hemodynamic-
pharmacokinetic model to propofol anesthesia for
hypothermic decompression
L. G aohua  &  H . K im ura  .......................................................................201
Section 5: Exposure to electromagnetic fields (special session organised by
Professor D. Poljak)
Simplified modeling of the human body exposed to power
substation electric field using boundary element analysis
D. Poljak, N. Kovad, S. KraljeviC  &  C. A. Brebbia .....................................213
Electromagnetic modelling of a human eye exposed to
conductive keratoplasty
A .  P eratta  ......................................................................223
Computation of maximal magnetic field value generated by a
power substation
N. Kovae, D. Poljak, S. Kraljevie, N. Bofid & N. Grulovi ............................233
Human body exposure to fixed potentials surfaces in
power substations
C. Gonzdlez, A. Peratta & D. Poljak ............................ 243
Section 6: Skin and membranes
Exclusive measuring system of constitutive parameters for living
soft tissue and application to facial aging problems
T. Tsuta, T. Iwamoto &  T. Fujimura.......................... ..................... 255
Depth sensitivity of the dielectric properties of human skin:
simulations and measurements
F. Dewarrat, D. Huber, L. Falco-Jonasson, M. S. Talary
&  A. Caduff.....................................................275
Section 7: Data acquisition and analysis
EEG signal analysis and characterization for the aid of
disabled people
M. B. I. Reaz, M. S. Hussain, M. I. Ibrahimy & F. Mohd-Yasin................. 287
Techniques of FECG signal analysis: detection and processing for
fetal monitoring
M. A. Hasan, M. I. Ibrahimy & M. B. I. Reaz ............... .......................... 295
Section 8: Computer simulation
A method of visualization of a brain neural pathway by using critical
points and target regions
A. Doi, H. Fujimura, M. Nagano, T. Inoue & A. Ogawa.............................. 309
Mathematical modeling in drug discovery and development
R. M iftahof&   N. Akhm adeev .............................................................................319



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Medicine Mathematical models Congresses, Biology Mathematical models Congresses, Medicine Computer simulation Congresses, Biology Computer simulation Congresses, Bioengineering Congresses, Models, Theoretical Congresses, Computer Simulation Congresses, BIOMEDModelling