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Reproducibility of brain hemodynamic simulations: an inter-solver comparison
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Paper Abstract

The accuracy and reproducibility of hemodynamic simulation for a brain aneurysm system was determined by comparison of physical measurements made in a curved duct with the corresponding simulations produced by three different solvers, and by inter-solver comparison of blood flow in a patient-specific, imaging-based model of an aneurysm. The simulations were in close agreement with measurements made in the square duct. This suggests that hemodynamic simulation is accurate for models with strong curvature flow. The simulation results produced by solvers using the model of the brain aneurysm were consistent with each other, suggesting that hemodynamic simulations of patient-specific imaging-based aneurysm models are consistent and reproducible by different solvers. These results support the validity of patient-specific imaging-based simulations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 March 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6143, Medical Imaging 2006: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images, 61430H (13 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.653970
Show Author Affiliations
Xing He, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
Prem Venugopal, Philips Medical Systems (United States)
Juan R. Cebral, George Mason Univ. (United States)
Holger Schmitt, Philips Medical Systems (United States)
Daniel J. Valentino, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6143:
Medical Imaging 2006: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images
Armando Manduca; Amir A. Amini, Editor(s)

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