How does vessel curvature influence drug release from DES and drug transport in arterial tissue?

  • Javier Escuer Gracia Applied Mechanics and Bioengineering (AMB)
  • Estefanía Peña Applied Mechanics and Bioengineering (AMB)
  • Irene Aznar Applied Mechanics and Bioengineering (AMB)
  • Miguel Ángel Martínez Applied Mechanics and Bioengineering (AMB)

Resumen

Several computational models of transport of drugs eluted from drug-eluting stents (DES) in curved arteries were developed in order to investigate the influence of the arterial curvature and complex geometries on drug transport in the blood flow and in the arterial wall.

Publicado
2019-05-20