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Rate-dependent mechanical behaviour of semilunar valves under biaxial deformation: From quasi-static to physiological loading rates.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2020 Apr 23;104:103645. Epub 2020 Jan 23.

Cardiovascular Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL), School of Mechanical and Design Engineering, University of Portsmouth, Anglesea Road, Portsmouth, PO1 3DJ, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.103645DOI Listing
April 2020

Load-dependent collagen fiber architecture data of representative bovine tendon and mitral valve anterior leaflet tissues as quantified by an integrated opto-mechanical system.

Data Brief 2020 Feb 3;28:105081. Epub 2020 Jan 3.

Biomechanics and Biomaterials Design Laboratory (BBDL), School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME), The University of Oklahoma, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.105081DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6950777PMC
February 2020

Integration of polarized spatial frequency domain imaging (pSFDI) with a biaxial mechanical testing system for quantification of load-dependent collagen architecture in soft collagenous tissues.

Acta Biomater 2020 Jan 14;102:149-168. Epub 2019 Nov 14.

Biomechanics and Biomaterials Design Laboratory, School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Affiliated Faculty Member, Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Technology, The University of Oklahoma, 865 Asp Ave., Felgar Hall Rm. 219C, Norman, OK 73019-3609, United States; Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology, The University of Oklahoma, 202 West Boyd St., Norman, OK 73019, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2019.11.028DOI Listing
January 2020

Mechanics of Porcine Heart Valves' Strut Chordae Tendineae Investigated as a Leaflet-Chordae-Papillary Muscle Entity.

Ann Biomed Eng 2020 Jan 31. Epub 2020 Jan 31.

Biomechanics and Biomaterials Design Laboratory (BBDL), School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, 865 Asp Ave., Felgar Hall Rm. 219C, Norman, OK, 73019-3609, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-020-02464-6DOI Listing
January 2020

Computational modeling of progressive damage and rupture in fibrous biological tissues: application to aortic dissection.

Biomech Model Mechanobiol 2019 Dec 15;18(6):1607-1628. Epub 2019 May 15.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Stremayrgasse 16/II, 8010, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-019-01164-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6825033PMC
December 2019

Cholesterol Deficiency Causes Impaired Osmotic Stability of Cultured Red Blood Cells.

Front Physiol 2019 20;10:1529. Epub 2019 Dec 20.

Department for Blood Group Serology and Transfusion Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.01529DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6933518PMC
December 2019

On the importance of modeling balloon folding, pleating, and stent crimping: An FE study comparing experimental inflation tests.

Int J Numer Method Biomed Eng 2019 11;35(11):e3249

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.3249DOI Listing
November 2019

Biomechanics of aortic wall failure with a focus on dissection and aneurysm: A review.

Acta Biomater 2019 11 13;99:1-17. Epub 2019 Aug 13.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Stremayrgasse 16/2, 8010 Graz, Austria; Department of Structural Engineering, Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology (NTNU), 7491 Trondheim, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2019.08.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6851434PMC
November 2019

Failure properties and microstructure of healthy and aneurysmatic human thoracic aortas subjected to uniaxial extension with a focus on the media.

Acta Biomater 2019 11 26;99:443-456. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Department of Structural Engineering, Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2019.08.038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6851440PMC
November 2019

An investigation of layer-specific tissue biomechanics of porcine atrioventricular valve anterior leaflets.

Acta Biomater 2019 09 29;96:368-384. Epub 2019 Jun 29.

Biomechanics and Biomaterials Design Laboratory, School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA; Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2019.06.049DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6717680PMC
September 2019

An investigation of the glycosaminoglycan contribution to biaxial mechanical behaviours of porcine atrioventricular heart valve leaflets.

J R Soc Interface 2019 Jul 3;16(156):20190069. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

1 Biomechanics and Biomaterials Design Laboratory, School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Oklahoma , Norman, OK , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2019.0069DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6685018PMC
July 2019

Role of Vessel Microstructure in the Longevity of End-to-side Grafts.

J Biomech Eng 2019 May 29. Epub 2019 May 29.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4043873DOI Listing
May 2019

The role of tissue remodeling in mechanics and pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Acta Biomater 2019 04 5;88:149-161. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Stremayrgasse 16/2, 8010 Graz, Austria; Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Structural Engineering, 7491 Trondheim, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2019.01.070DOI Listing
April 2019

Rate-dependency of the mechanical behaviour of semilunar heart valves under biaxial deformation.

Acta Biomater 2019 04 10;88:120-130. Epub 2019 Feb 10.

Cardiovascular Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL), School of Mechanical and Design Engineering, University of Portsmouth, Anglesea Road, Portsmouth PO1 3DJ, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2019.02.008DOI Listing
April 2019

On fibre dispersion modelling of soft biological tissues: a review.

Proc Math Phys Eng Sci 2019 Apr 3;475(2224):20180736. Epub 2019 Apr 3.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria.

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http://www.royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspa.2018.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2018.0736DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6501667PMC
April 2019

Anisotropic residual stresses in arteries.

J R Soc Interface 2019 02;16(151):20190029

1 Department of Civil Engineering and Centre for Bioengineering Research and Education, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary , Calgary , Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2019.0029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6408350PMC
February 2019

Biomechanical relevance of the microstructure in artery walls with a focus on passive and active components.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2018 09 25;315(3):H540-H549. Epub 2018 May 25.

School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00117.2018DOI Listing
September 2018

Compressibility and Anisotropy of the Ventricular Myocardium: Experimental Analysis and Microstructural Modeling.

J Biomech Eng 2018 08;140(8)

Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway H91 TK33, Ireland e-mail: .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4039947DOI Listing
August 2018

Mechanical response of human subclavian and iliac arteries to extension, inflation and torsion.

Acta Biomater 2018 07 31;75:235-252. Epub 2018 May 31.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.05.043DOI Listing
July 2018

Numerical aspects of anisotropic failure in soft biological tissues favor energy-based criteria: A rate-dependent anisotropic crack phase-field model.

Comput Methods Appl Mech Eng 2018 Apr 24;331:23-52. Epub 2017 Nov 24.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Stremayrgasse 16/II, 8010, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2017.11.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6812520PMC
April 2018

The influence of fiber dispersion on the mechanical response of aortic tissues in health and disease: a computational study.

Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2018 Feb 13;21(2):99-112. Epub 2018 Feb 13.

a Institute of Biomechanics , Graz University of Technology , Graz , Austria .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2017.1418862DOI Listing
February 2018

A discrete fibre dispersion method for excluding fibres under compression in the modelling of fibrous tissues.

J R Soc Interface 2018 01;15(138)

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Stremayrgasse 16-II, 8010 Graz, Austria

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2017.0766DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5805975PMC
January 2018

Multiscale and Multiaxial Mechanics of Vascular Smooth Muscle.

Biophys J 2017 Aug;113(3):714-727

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria; Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2017.06.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5549653PMC
August 2017

A phase-field approach to model fracture of arterial walls: Theory and finite element analysis.

Comput Methods Appl Mech Eng 2016 Dec 27;312:542-566. Epub 2016 Apr 27.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Stremayrgasse 16/II, 8010, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2016.04.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6812523PMC
December 2016

An orthotropic viscoelastic model for the passive myocardium: continuum basis and numerical treatment.

Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2016 Nov 4;19(15):1647-64. Epub 2016 May 4.

a Institute of Biomechanics , Graz University of Technology , Graz , Austria .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2016.1176155DOI Listing
November 2016

Pleiotropic roles of the matricellular protein Sparc in tendon maturation and ageing.

Sci Rep 2016 09 2;6:32635. Epub 2016 Sep 2.

Institute of Tendon and Bone Regeneration, Paracelsus Medical University - Spinal Cord Injury &Tissue Regeneration Center Salzburg, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep32635DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5009305PMC
September 2016

Mechanical assessment of arterial dissection in health and disease: Advancements and challenges.

J Biomech 2016 08 12;49(12):2366-73. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Graz University of Technology, Institute of Biomechanics, Stremayrgasse 16-II, 8010 Graz, Austria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.02.009DOI Listing
August 2016

Very large and giant microsurgical bifurcation aneurysms in rabbits: Proof of feasibility and comparability using computational fluid dynamics and biomechanical testing.

J Neurosci Methods 2016 08 30;268:7-13. Epub 2016 Apr 30.

Department of Neurosurgery, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Juchgasse 25, A-1030 Vienna, Austria; Cerebrovascular Research Group, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Juchgasse 25, A-1030 Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2016.04.020DOI Listing
August 2016

Length adaptation of smooth muscle contractile filaments in response to sustained activation.

J Theor Biol 2016 May 27;397:13-21. Epub 2016 Feb 27.

Graz University of Technology, Institute of Biomechanics, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.02.028DOI Listing
May 2016

A microstructurally based continuum model of cartilage viscoelasticity and permeability incorporating measured statistical fiber orientations.

Biomech Model Mechanobiol 2016 Feb 23;15(1):229-44. Epub 2015 May 23.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-015-0685-xDOI Listing
February 2016

Investigation of the optimal collagen fibre orientation in human iliac arteries.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2015 Dec 20;52:108-119. Epub 2015 Jun 20.

School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow, 15 University Gardens, Glasgow G12 8QW, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2015.06.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4795464PMC
December 2015

Quantification of Shear Deformations and Corresponding Stresses in the Biaxially Tested Human Myocardium.

Ann Biomed Eng 2015 Oct 24;43(10):2334-48. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5/I, 8010, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-015-1281-zDOI Listing
October 2015

Biomechanical properties and microstructure of human ventricular myocardium.

Acta Biomater 2015 Sep 30;24:172-92. Epub 2015 Jun 30.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2015.06.031DOI Listing
September 2015

A method for incorporating three-dimensional residual stretches/stresses into patient-specific finite element simulations of arteries.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2015 Jul 2;47:147-164. Epub 2015 Apr 2.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2015.03.024DOI Listing
July 2015

Structure, Mechanics, and Histology of Intraluminal Thrombi in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.

Ann Biomed Eng 2015 Jul 19;43(7):1488-501. Epub 2015 May 19.

Shanghai East Hospital, Institute for Biomedical Engineering & Nano Science, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-015-1332-5DOI Listing
July 2015

Coupled Models for Soft Biological Tissue Disorders.

Ann Biomed Eng 2015 Jul;43(7):1475-6

Associate Professor of Structural Mechanics, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10439-015-1367-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-015-1367-7DOI Listing
July 2015

Modelling non-symmetric collagen fibre dispersion in arterial walls.

J R Soc Interface 2015 May;12(106)

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2015.0188DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4424700PMC
May 2015

Selective enzymatic removal of elastin and collagen from human abdominal aortas: uniaxial mechanical response and constitutive modeling.

Acta Biomater 2015 Apr 24;17:125-36. Epub 2015 Jan 24.

Graz University of Technology, Institute of Biomechanics, Austria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2015.01.003DOI Listing
April 2015

Constitutive modelling of arteries considering fibre recruitment and three-dimensional fibre distribution.

J R Soc Interface 2015 Apr;12(105)

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2015.0111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4387538PMC
April 2015

Human thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysmal tissues: Damage experiments, statistical analysis and constitutive modeling.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2015 Jan 18;41:92-107. Epub 2014 Oct 18.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2014.10.003DOI Listing
January 2015

Advances in the mechanical modeling of filamentous actin and its cross-linked networks on multiple scales.

Biomech Model Mechanobiol 2014 Nov 4;13(6):1155-74. Epub 2014 Apr 4.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 , Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-014-0578-4DOI Listing
November 2014

Investigating the role of smooth muscle cells in large elastic arteries: a finite element analysis.

J Theor Biol 2014 Oct 8;358:1-10. Epub 2014 May 8.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.04.028DOI Listing
October 2014

An affine continuum mechanical model for cross-linked F-actin networks with compliant linker proteins.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2014 Oct 22;38:78-90. Epub 2014 May 22.

School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow, University Gardens, Glasgow G12 8QW Scotland, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2014.05.014DOI Listing
October 2014

A generalized prestressing algorithm for finite element simulations of preloaded geometries with application to the aorta.

Int J Numer Method Biomed Eng 2014 Sep 4;30(9):857-72. Epub 2014 Mar 4.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse, 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2632DOI Listing
September 2014

Classical and all-floating FETI methods for the simulation of arterial tissues.

Int J Numer Methods Eng 2014 Jul;99(4):290-312

Institute of Computational Mathematics, Graz University of Technology, Steyrergasse 30, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nme.4674DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4702352PMC
July 2014

A hyperelastic biphasic fibre-reinforced model of articular cartilage considering distributed collagen fibre orientations: continuum basis, computational aspects and applications.

Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2013 6;16(12):1344-61. Epub 2012 Jul 6.

a Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology , Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 , Graz , Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2012.670854DOI Listing
June 2014

Computational approaches for analyzing the mechanics of atherosclerotic plaques: a review.

J Biomech 2014 Mar 21;47(4):859-69. Epub 2014 Jan 21.

Centre for Applied Biomedical Engineering Research, Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering and the Materials and Surface Science Institute, University of Limerick, Ireland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.01.011DOI Listing
March 2014

Letter to the Editor Re "Measurement of the uniaxial mechanical properties of healthy and atherosclerotic human coronary arteries".

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2014 Jan 11;34:491-2. Epub 2013 Oct 11.

Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2013.10.001DOI Listing
January 2014

Multiaxial mechanical response and constitutive modeling of esophageal tissues: Impact on esophageal tissue engineering.

Acta Biomater 2013 Dec 8;9(12):9379-91. Epub 2013 Aug 8.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2013.07.041DOI Listing
December 2013

Multiaxial mechanical properties and constitutive modeling of human adipose tissue: a basis for preoperative simulations in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Acta Biomater 2013 Nov 28;9(11):9036-48. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2013.06.011DOI Listing
November 2013

Modeling the dispersion in electromechanically coupled myocardium.

Int J Numer Method Biomed Eng 2013 Nov 19;29(11):1267-84. Epub 2013 Jul 19.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, 8010 Graz, Austria; Department of Biophysics, Medical University of Graz, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2575DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3970090PMC
November 2013

Material Modeling of the Damage Behavior of Arterial Tissues.

Biomed Tech (Berl) 2013 08 7;58 Suppl 1. Epub 2013 Sep 7.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bmt-2013-4110DOI Listing
August 2013

Elasticity of biopolymer filaments.

Acta Biomater 2013 Jul 15;9(7):7320-5. Epub 2013 Mar 15.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2013.03.001DOI Listing
July 2013

Viscoelasticity of cross-linked actin networks: experimental tests, mechanical modeling and finite-element analysis.

Acta Biomater 2013 Jul 21;9(7):7343-53. Epub 2013 Mar 21.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2013.03.008DOI Listing
July 2013

The role of elastin and collagen in the softening behavior of the human thoracic aortic media.

J Biomech 2013 Jul 2;46(11):1859-65. Epub 2013 Jun 2.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2013.04.025DOI Listing
July 2013

A new approach to model cross-linked actin networks: multi-scale continuum formulation and computational analysis.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2013 Jun 6;22:95-114. Epub 2012 Dec 6.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.11.019DOI Listing
June 2013

An automated approach for three-dimensional quantification of fibrillar structures in optically cleared soft biological tissues.

J R Soc Interface 2013 Mar 26;10(80):20120760. Epub 2012 Dec 26.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5/I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2012.0760DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3565728PMC
March 2013

Quantitative assessment of collagen fibre orientations from two-dimensional images of soft biological tissues.

J R Soc Interface 2012 Nov 4;9(76):3081-93. Epub 2012 Jul 4.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2012.0339DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3479916PMC
November 2012

Layer-specific damage experiments and modeling of human thoracic and abdominal aortas with non-atherosclerotic intimal thickening.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2012 Aug 28;12:93-106. Epub 2012 Mar 28.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.03.012DOI Listing
August 2012

Arterial clamping: finite element simulation and in vivo validation.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2012 Aug 28;12:107-18. Epub 2012 Mar 28.

Biomechanics Section, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.03.010DOI Listing
August 2012

Determination of the layer-specific distributed collagen fibre orientations in human thoracic and abdominal aortas and common iliac arteries.

J R Soc Interface 2012 Jun 14;9(71):1275-86. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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June 2012

Experiments and mechanochemical modeling of smooth muscle contraction: significance of filament overlap.

J Theor Biol 2012 Mar 18;297:176-86. Epub 2011 Nov 18.

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Department of Solid Mechanics, School of Engineering Sciences, Osquars Backe 1, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden.

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March 2012

3D constitutive modeling of the biaxial mechanical response of intact and layer-dissected human carotid arteries.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2012 Jan 31;5(1):116-28. Epub 2011 Aug 31.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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January 2012

Structural analysis of articular cartilage using multiphoton microscopy: input for biomechanical modeling.

IEEE Trans Med Imaging 2011 Sep 7;30(9):1635-48. Epub 2011 Apr 7.

Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway.

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September 2011

Dissection properties and mechanical strength of tissue components in human carotid bifurcations.

Ann Biomed Eng 2011 Jun 9;39(6):1703-19. Epub 2011 Feb 9.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010, Graz, Austria.

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June 2011

A calcium-driven mechanochemical model for prediction of force generation in smooth muscle.

Biomech Model Mechanobiol 2010 Dec 31;9(6):749-62. Epub 2010 Mar 31.

Department of Solid Mechanics, School of Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Osquars Backe 1, 100 44, Stockholm, Sweden.

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December 2010

DT-MRI based computation of collagen fiber deformation in human articular cartilage: a feasibility study.

Ann Biomed Eng 2010 Jul 12;38(7):2447-63. Epub 2010 Mar 12.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, Graz, Austria.

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July 2010

Modelling the layer-specific three-dimensional residual stresses in arteries, with an application to the human aorta.

J R Soc Interface 2010 May 14;7(46):787-99. Epub 2009 Oct 14.

Center of Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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May 2010

In vitro angioplasty of atherosclerotic human femoral arteries: analysis of the geometrical changes in the individual tissues using MRI and image processing.

Ann Biomed Eng 2010 Apr 11;38(4):1276-87. Epub 2010 Feb 11.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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April 2010

Biaxial mechanical properties of intact and layer-dissected human carotid arteries at physiological and supraphysiological loadings.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2010 Mar 24;298(3):H898-912. Epub 2009 Dec 24.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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March 2010

Call for standards in technical documentation of intracoronary stents.

Herz 2010 Jan 9;35(1):27-33. Epub 2010 Feb 9.

Department of Medicine, Gesundheitszentrum Bitterfeld/Wolfen gGmbH, Erlagen, Germany.

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January 2010

Coupling the hemodynamic environment to the evolution of cerebral aneurysms: computational framework and numerical examples.

J Biomech Eng 2009 Oct;131(10):101003

Department of Engineering Science and Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, UK.

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October 2009

Influence of medial collagen organization and axial in situ stretch on saccular cerebral aneurysm growth.

J Biomech Eng 2009 Oct;131(10):101010

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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October 2009

Constitutive modelling of passive myocardium: a structurally based framework for material characterization.

Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 2009 Sep;367(1902):3445-75

Department of Solid Mechanics, School of Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Osquars Backe 1, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden.

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September 2009

A phenomenological approach toward patient-specific computational modeling of articular cartilage including collagen fiber tracking.

J Biomech Eng 2009 Sep;131(9):091006

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010, Graz, Austria.

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September 2009

Modelling the growth and stabilization of cerebral aneurysms.

Math Med Biol 2009 Jun 20;26(2):133-64. Epub 2009 Feb 20.

Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, OX1 3PJ Oxford, UK.

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June 2009

Modelling the mechanical response of elastin for arterial tissue.

J Biomech 2009 Jun 23;42(9):1320-5. Epub 2009 Apr 23.

Department of Engineering Science and Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, UK.

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June 2009

Assessment of the in vivo biomechanical properties of the human uterine cervix in pregnancy using the aspiration test: a feasibility study.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2009 May 13;144 Suppl 1:S77-81. Epub 2009 Mar 13.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria.

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May 2009

A theoretical model for fibroblast-controlled growth of saccular cerebral aneurysms.

J Theor Biol 2009 Mar 5;257(1):73-83. Epub 2008 Nov 5.

Department of Solid Mechanics, School of Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden.

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March 2009

Experimental studies and numerical analysis of the inflation and interaction of vascular balloon catheter-stent systems.

Ann Biomed Eng 2009 Feb 2;37(2):315-30. Epub 2008 Dec 2.

Institute of Biomechanics, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Kronesgasse 5-I, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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February 2009

Three-dimensional modeling and computational analysis of the human cornea considering distributed collagen fibril orientations.

J Biomech Eng 2008 Dec;130(6):061006

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Strutturale, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano, Italy.

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December 2008

Modeling of saccular aneurysm growth in a human middle cerebral artery.

J Biomech Eng 2008 Oct;130(5):051012

School of Engineering Sciences, Department of Solid Mechanics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), 10044 Stockholm, Sweden.

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October 2008

A new constitutive model for multi-layered collagenous tissues.

J Biomech 2008 Aug 26;41(12):2766-71. Epub 2008 Jul 26.

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Department of Solid Mechanics, School of Engineering Sciences, Osquars Backe 1, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden.

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August 2008

Dissection properties of the human aortic media: an experimental study.

J Biomech Eng 2008 Apr;130(2):021007

Institute for Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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April 2008

Mechanical stresses in abdominal aortic aneurysms: influence of diameter, asymmetry, and material anisotropy.

J Biomech Eng 2008 Apr;130(2):021023

Group of Structural Mechanics and Materials Modeling, Aragon Institute of Engineering Research (I3A), Torres Quevedo Building, María de Luna 3, Zaragoza 50018, Spain.

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April 2008

A numerical model to study the interaction of vascular stents with human atherosclerotic lesions.

Ann Biomed Eng 2007 Nov 24;35(11):1857-69. Epub 2007 Jul 24.

Department of Solid Mechanics, School of Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

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November 2007

A procedure to simulate coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

Med Biol Eng Comput 2007 Sep 3;45(9):819-27. Epub 2007 Aug 3.

Institute for Structural Analysis, Computational Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria.

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September 2007

A model for saccular cerebral aneurysm growth by collagen fibre remodelling.

J Theor Biol 2007 Aug 15;247(4):775-87. Epub 2007 Mar 15.

Department of Solid Mechanics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), School of Engineering Sciences, 10044 Stockholm, Sweden.

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August 2007

Modeling plaque fissuring and dissection during balloon angioplasty intervention.

Ann Biomed Eng 2007 May 24;35(5):711-23. Epub 2007 Mar 24.

Department of Solid Mechanics, School of Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Osquars Backe 1, SE-100 44, Stockholm, Sweden.

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May 2007

In vivo characterization of the mechanics of human uterine cervices.

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2007 Apr 15;1101:186-202. Epub 2007 Mar 15.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria.

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April 2007