Exploring dynamics of blood flow in vascular, atheroscleroti
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Researchers in China present clinicians with information about the risk factors for atherosclerotic plaque formation from a mechanical point of view. The scientists are exploring whether it is possible to screen and intervene early for people at risk for atherosclerotic disease from the perspective of hemodynamics, using color Doppler ultrasound, coronary computed tomography angiography, and other screenings. Based on the plateau-like distribution of the velocity field at the central carotid stenosis location shown by Micro-PIV and simulations, the current clinical estimation method of wall shear stress at the stenosis location could result in a difference of up to 60%,

Medical interventions, such as improving diet, lowering blood lipids, or controlling blood pressure and blood sugar, can only do so much when it comes to treating atherosclerotic disease.

Source: https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/5.0085796
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