simulation

Target Flow-Pressure Operating Range for Designing a Failing Fontan Cavopulmonary Support Device

Author(s): Masoud Farahmand, Minoo N. Kavarana, Phillip M. Trusty, Ethan O. Kung
Target Flow-Pressure Operating Range for Designing a Failing Fontan Cavopulmonary Support Device 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
The Fontan procedure has enabled the survival of single ventricle patients into adulthood and reduced early morbidity. However, the lack of a sub-pulmonary ventricle to pump blood flow forward into the lungs have led to serious late complications, including a failing circulation. Using computational modeling of hemodynamics, this study aims to elucidate the hydraulic operating regions to be targeted for designing a cavopulmonary pump that can support Fontan patients with failing circulations. These operating regions also provide criteria for evaluating the off-label use of commercially available blood pumps for Fontan cavopulmonary support. read more
Full Body Musculoskeletal Model for Muscle-Driven Simulation of Human Gait

Full Body Musculoskeletal Model for Muscle-Driven Simulation of Human Gait

Author(s): Apoorva Rajagopal, Christopher L. Dembia, Matthew S. DeMers, Denny D. Delp, Jennifer L. Hicks, Scott L. Delp
Full Body Musculoskeletal Model for Muscle-Driven Simulation of Human Gait 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

Rajagopal, Christopher L. Dembia, Matthew S. DeMers, Denny D. Delp, Jennifer L. Hicks, and Scott L. Delp, Stanford University Human movement involves complex interactions between the neuromuscular and skeletal systems, many…

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Simulation-Based Design for Wearable Robotic Systems: An Optimization Framework for Enhancing a Standing Long Jump

Author(s): Carmichael F. Ong, Jennifer L. Hicks, Scott L. Delp
Simulation-Based Design for Wearable Robotic Systems: An Optimization Framework for Enhancing a Standing Long Jump 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

Wearable robotic devices offer great potential to improve human performance for various movement tasks, but the success of these devices has been limited by our insufficient understanding of the complex…

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