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A Comparative Study of Transient Flow through Cerebral Aneurysms using CFD

Khader, Abdul S M and Zubair, Md and Pai, Raghuvir B and Rao, V R K and Kamath, Ganesh S (2009) A Comparative Study of Transient Flow through Cerebral Aneurysms using CFD. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (60). pp. 606-610. ISSN 2010-3778

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Abstract

The recent advances in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can be useful in observing the detailed hemodynamics in cerebral aneurysms for understanding not only their formation and rupture but also for clinical evaluation and treatment. However, important hemodynamic quantities are difficult to measure in vivo. In the present study, an approximate model of normal middle cerebral artery (MCA) along with two cases consisting broad and narrow saccular aneurysms are analyzed. The models are generated in ANSYS WORKBENCH and transient analysis is performed in ANSYS-CFX. The results obtained are compared for three cases and agree well with the available literature.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aneurysms, ANSYS – CFX, CFD, Pulsatile flow.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Engineering > MIT Manipal > Mechanical and Manufacturing
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Radiology
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2013 07:31
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2013 07:31
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/79007

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