Volume 17 (2023)
Volume 16 (2022)
Volume 15 (2021)
Volume 14 (2020)
Volume 13 (2019)
Volume 12 (2018)
Volume 11 (2017)
Volume 10 (2016)
Volume 9 (2015)
Volume 8 (2014)
Volume 7 (2013)
Volume 6 (2012)
Volume 5 (2011)
Volume 4 (2010)
Volume 3 (2009)
Volume 2 (2008)
Volume 1 (2007)
Volume -2 (2005)
Volume -1 (2004)
Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Modeling of polymeric valves ...

Nima Sarrafzadeh Ghadimi; Farzan Ghalichi; Hanieh Niroomand-Oscuii; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2022, , Pages 299-312

Abstract
  Considering the common diseases that occur in the heart valves, it is possible that these valves can be replaced with artificial valves. This article examines different types of polymeric valves for the possibility of replacement in the human body. Different models are compared and the optimal valve ...  Read More

Cardiovascular Biomechanics
Structural Optimization of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Stents

Sara Barati; Nasser Fatouraee; Malikeh Nabaei

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2022, , Pages 355-366

Abstract
  Transcatheter aortic valves have become the standard procedure for high-risk patients with severe aortic valve stenosis. This minimally invasive procedure can expand to a wider range of patients with a lower risk of surgery. The complications after the implantation and the structural malfunction of these ...  Read More

Spinal Biomechanics
Estimation of Low Back Muscles and Joints Forces in Various Physical Tasks using a Combined Optimization-EMG based Spinal Model

Yousef Mohammadi; Rasoul Abedi; Navid Arjmand; Gholamreza Ataei; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 11, Issue 4 , February 2018, , Pages 351-363

Abstract
  The growth of low back pain and disoreders are increasing in different societies. Furthermore,the direct in vivo measurement of spinal and muscle forces is so difficult. Hence, the use of musculoskeletal biomechanical models has been emerged applicably as a tool for calculating and estimating spinal ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Numerical Analysis and Parametric Study of the Sulcus Vocalis Disorder on the Function of the Vocal Folds‎

Ali Vazifedoost Saleh; Nasser Fatouraee; Mahdi Navidbakhsh; Farzad Izadi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 153-165

Abstract
  In terms of mechanical behavior, human’s speaking and generating voice is a sophisticated process which is resulted in interaction between flowing air through the larynx and oscillating functionality of vocal folds. The sulcus vocalis is one of the individual cases of scarring in which the superficial ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Numerical Analysis of 3D Model of Spinal Cord in Syringomyelia Disease Conditions Using Fluid-Solid Interface Technique

Hoda Mastari Farahani; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 10, Issue 3 , October 2016, , Pages 223-230

Abstract
  Syrinx growth in Syringomyelia desease causes progressive neurological disorders. Thus, the examination of effective factors in syrinx development is so important for controlling this desease. One of clinical assumptions related to the reason of syrinx development, considers the propagation of pressure ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Numerical modeling of cerebral autoregulation in human common carotid artery

Saeid Siri; Malikeh Nabaei; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2015, , Pages 229-241

Abstract
  Every organ has its own metabolic and functional requirements and needs a variable amount of blood; hence, autoregulation is an important phenomenon. Shear stress induced autoregulation is defined as the innate ability of an organ to keep its hemodynamic conditions stable against changes in heart rate ...  Read More

Spinal Biomechanics
A Novel Approach for Automatic Calculation of Required Parameters in Spine Surgery using CT Images Row Data

Mojtaba Shahab; Behzad Seyfi; Nasser Fatouraee; Amir Saeid Seddighi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2015, , Pages 1-15

Abstract
  Spinal deformities are generally associated with lumbar and cervical chronic pain and additionally they disturb the health. In these deformities, lumbar spinal curvature undergone changes in three dimensional space and in most cases, they cause reduction of lung capacities, breathing problems and negative ...  Read More

Cardiovascular Biomechanics
Constitutive Model of Passive Myocardium of Lamb

Navid Soltani; Abbas Nasiraei Moghaddam; Nasser Faturaee; Saeed Seyri; Aisa Rassoli

Volume 8, Issue 4 , February 2015, , Pages 359-370

Abstract
  Experimental tests and equations on the continuum mechanics are used in order to obtain the constitutive models of soft tissue using in predictive heart simulation. Considering the myocardium as one of the important tissues, in this paper first the morphology and structure of myocardium has been reviewed ...  Read More

Cardiovascular Biomechanics
Measurement of mechanical properties of human saphenous vein using an inflation experiment

Farzad Forouzandeh; Mahdie Haji-Bozorgi; Behrooz Meshkat; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 241-248

Abstract
  Coronary Artery Diseases are one of the main reasonsof mortality. When these arteries occlude, usually a CoronaryArtery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery is performed. Sine humanSaphenous Veins (SV) is used for CABG, they are of interest forresearchers. In this study human SV samples undergo inflationtest, ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Numerical investigation of the effects of wall flexibility on the infiltration parameters of a symmetric carotid artery stenosis with a two-layer hyperelastic structure

Saeed Nahidi; Alireza Hossein-Nezhad; Nasser Fatouraee; Zahra Heidari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 107-120

Abstract
  Blood flow parameters are affected by position and shape of the accumulation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) in the layers of the arterial wall, and this phenomenon itself is influenced by infiltration flow of the blood. In this paper, in order to investigate the effect of wall flexibility on the infiltration ...  Read More

Biomimetics
Experimental essay of peristaltic fluid flow in the biologic tube

Behzad Seyfi; Hosein Mansourinejad; Bahman Vahidi; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 6, Issue 3 , June 2012, , Pages 169-175

Abstract
  Peristaltic flow is one of the important mechanisms of fluid transmission. In addition to the divers engineering applications, this mechanism plays an important role in biological organs such as digestion system and urine excretion. In this paper, urine bolus transportation in ureter has been investigated ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Numerical Investigation of the Effects of the Wall Porosity on the Hemodynamic Parameters of a Stenosed Carotid Artery under Pulsatile Blood Flow Conditions with a two-layer Flexible Wall

Saeed Nahidi; Alireza Hossein-Nezhad; Nasser Fatouraee; Zahra Heidari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2012, , Pages 71-79

Abstract
  Hemodynamic parameters are always affected by stenosis severity of arterial and these parameters in their turn have influence on the development of atherosclerosis. In this paper, By considering three different stenosis severity, the effects of wall porosity assumption on the hemodynamic parameters of ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Effects of Cardiac Motion on Coronary Artery Flow rate

Alireza Hashemi Fard; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2011, , Pages 1-12

Abstract
  The heart muscle is supplied via the coronary arteries. The coronary arteries are deformed in each cardiac cycle by the contraction of the myocardium. The aim of this work was to investigate the effects of physiologically idealized cardiac-induced motion on flow rate in human left coronary arteries. ...  Read More

Cardiovascular Biomechanics
Determination of parameters of Fung hyperelastic model for intracranial blood vessel of human using biaxial tensile test

Mohammad Shafigh; Nasser Fatouraee; Amir Saeed Seddighi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , June 2011, , Pages 297-304

Abstract
  Understanding of mechanical properties of healthy brain arteries is a key element in the development of clinical diagnosis and prevention.For this reason we make biaxial measurements to have appropriate parameters for the underlying material models. To acquire these properties, eight samples were obtained ...  Read More

Spinal Biomechanics
Experimental Measurement and Numerical Modeling of Spine Alignment of the Lateral Sleep Position and Determining the Optimal Stiffness of Mattress Elements for Male Subjects

Karim Leilnahari; Nasser Fatouraee; Mohammad Saleh Ganjavian

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2011, , Pages 161-170

Abstract
  Ergonomic factors have a direct influence on the quality of spine support during sleep. Previous studies have shown that a mattress with a homogeneous stiffness can not necessarily maintain the natural spinal alignment. Using mattresses with components of different stiffness could be considered as a ...  Read More

Tissue Engineering
Modeling of Magnetic Field Effect on Nanofiber Jet Path in Electrospinning for Fabricating Optimum Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

Fateme Shamsi; Mohsen Janmaleki; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 3, Issue 4 , June 2009, , Pages 265-274

Abstract
  In this study a mechanism was modeled to control the jet path of nanofibers produced by electrospinning through inducing a magnetic field over the jet path. Firstly, a model was developed for the jet path in which the fibers composed of a series of viscoelastic segments. Considering the mass and momentum ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Numerical Analysis of Fully Blocked Human Common Carotid Artery Resulted From Arterial Thromboembolism Using a Contact Finite Element Model

Bahman Vahidi; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 2, Issue 4 , June 2008, , Pages 285-296

Abstract
  Arterial embolism is one of the major killers of the people who have heart diseases. In cerebral arteries, the danger of embolism is that the ruptured particles are carried into the brain, provoking neurological symptoms or a stroke. In this research, for the first time, we have presented a numerical ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Numerical Analysis of effective Parameters on Flow in a Complete Model of Ureter with Peristaltic Motion

Bahman Vahidi; Nasser Fatouraee; Ali Imanparast

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2008, , Pages 29-37

Abstract
  Ureter reflux is one of the prevalent factors that causes pyelonefrit and sistit syndromes. Dilatation of ureter, renal pelves and calyx are detectable with reflux. In this paper, in order to analyze this phenomenon, an axisymmetric model was introduced. We utilized a rigid body, which is in contact ...  Read More

Cardiovascular Biomechanics
Fluid Flow And Heat Transfer Analysis Of Hemorheological Viscometer Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (Cfd) Simulation

Nasser Fatouraee; Mojtaba Gholipour Samarghaveh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Pages 9-17

Abstract
  Blood is one of the vital fluids of the human body. Measurement of its viscosity and other properties is very important in detecting and understanding different cardiovascular diseases. In this study, the blood flow in a concentric cylinder viscometer was simulated numerically. The blood flow patterns ...  Read More

Cardiovascular Biomechanics
Simulation Of Blood Flow In The Sac-Type Ventricular Assist Device Using Computational Fluid Dynamic

Faramarz Firouzi; Nasser Fatouraee; Siamak Najarian

Volume -1, Issue 2 , June 2005, , Pages 129-142

Abstract
  Nowadays in the industrial world, because of increase of heart transplantation demand, long-term ventricular assist devices (VAD) are more needed. Implantable sac-type is one of the newest of them producing pulsatile flow. In this research, three different models of sac-type VAD are numerically simulated. ...  Read More