Mathematical and numerical models of atherosclerotic plaque progression in carotid arteries

Code:
01/2020
Title:
Mathematical and numerical models of atherosclerotic plaque progression in carotid arteries
Date:
Sunday 5th January 2020
Author(s):
Pozzi, S.; Vergara, C.
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Abstract:
We propose a mathematical model for the description of plaque progression in carotid arteries. This is based on the coupling of a fluid-structure interaction problem, arising between blood and vessel wall, and differential problems for the cellular evolution. A numerical model is also proposed. This is based on the splitting of the coupled problem based on a suitable strategy to manage the multiscale-in-time nature of the problem. We present some preliminary numerical results both in ideal and real scenarios.