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

  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

Design and Construction of Mock Blood Circulatory System with Capability to Simulate Physiological Pulsatile Flow and Pressure in Aorta

Behrouz Jafarzadeh; Hanieh Niroomand-Oscuii; Farzan Ghalichi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 287-297

  Mock circulation systems are necessary for in vitro experiments and development of the ventricular assist devices, heart valves, total artificial hearts, artificial lungs, vascular grafts and intra-aortic balloon pumps. Tissue engineering of heart valves and other preliminary studies on the cardiovascular ...  Read More

Gait Analysis
The Reliability of Knee Kinematics and Ground Reaction Force During Stair Negotiation

Maryam Hajizadeh; Alireza Hashemi Oskouei; Farzan Ghalichi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 201-210

  Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is one of the most costly knee injuries, usually occurring to young athletes, often leading to functional instability, inability to return to previous levels of physical activity, and premature osteoarthritis (OA). The main function of ACL is controlling anterior ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Numerical Simulation of Bisphosphonates Effect on Bone Remodeling Around Dental Implants

Mehran Ashrafi; Farzan Ghalichi; Behnam Mirzakouchaki

Volume 10, Issue 2 , August 2016, , Pages 113-121

  Nowadays, the use of dental implants in people with osteoporosis is increasing. The consequences of osteoporosis can be important to the success of osteosynthesis devices, prosthetics and dental implants. Using bisphosphonates, which with impressing bone remodeling and decreasing bone catabolic activity ...  Read More

Artificial Organs
Numerical Study of the Performance of a Blood Pump by Comparison of Three Different Impeller Blade Geometries to Improve Efficiency and Decrease Blood Damages

Erfan Nammakie; Hanieh Niroomand Oscuii; Farzan Ghalichi; Mojtaba Koochaki

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2015, , Pages 133-142

  Myocardial diseases are on the rise all over the world and due to lack of sufficient donors, heart transplants are not the perfect solutions to treat all patients with heart failure. Therefore, in recent years, blood pumps have received a worldwide admissibility and have become the unrivalled tools for ...  Read More

Gait Analysis
Kinematic Differences in Participants with ACL-deficient Knees during Stair Ascending with Different Height

Maryam Hajizade; Alireza Hashemi Oskouei; Farzan Ghalichi; Farhad Tabatabai Ghomshe; Mohammad Razi; Gisela Solo

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2015, , Pages 17-31

  Patients with ACL deficiency (ACLD) have to use different compensatory mechanisms to maintain their stability during daily activities. The aim of this study is to determine the differences in 3D kinematics and peak ground reaction forces (GRF) between ACL deficient legs and healthy contralateral legs ...  Read More

Numerical Simulation of Stress Distribution in Periodontal Ligament of Incisor and Premolar

Mehran Ashrafi; Farzan Ghalichi; Behnam Mirzakouchaki

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2015, , Pages 49-57

  Periodontal ligament (PDL) is a soft fibrous tissuewhich is located between tooth and alveolar bone. Because the tissue is softer than the surrounding tissue, tooth movement is forced to follow the movement of the soft tissue. The goal of this study is comparison of periodentium related to single and ...  Read More

Orthotics & Prosthesis
Comparison of Friction Force at Contact Surfaces between the Arch Wire and the Slot of Orthodontic Bracket: a Finite Element Method

Mostafa Lashgari; Farzan Ghalichi; Behnam Mirzakouchaki

Volume 7, Issue 4 , June 2013, , Pages 341-349

  Orthodontic specialists interest in study of tooth movement mechanic, such as the relationship between applied force and the rate of tooth movement in orthodontic treatment. It is because of the complexity and variety of factors that can affect orthodontic treatment. The friction force at the contact ...  Read More

Cardiovascular Biomechanics
Investigation elastic artery remodeling under dynamic and static loads

Hamed Khalesi; Hanie Niroomand Oscuii; Farzan Ghalichi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2011, , Pages 143-149

  Prediction of the relationship between different types of mechanical loading and the failure of the intervertebral disc is so important to identify the risk factors which are difficult to study in vivo and in vitro. On the basis of finite element methods some of these issues may be overcome enabling ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Comparison of Stress Distribution Pattern during Remodeling of Elastic Artery Using FSI

Hamed Khalesi; Hanie Niroomand Oscuii; Farzan Ghalichi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2011, , Pages 67-78

  Biomechanics believe that, the arteries are remodeled under the influence of hemodynamic and mechanical factors. Biomechanical factors such as Opening Angle and the Tethering could have important effects on this phenomenon. The effects of various Opening Angle and Tethering during thoracic aorta aging ...  Read More

Cardiovascular Biomechanics
Simulation Of Three Dimensional Pulsatile Blood Flow In Aorta-Coronary Bypass

Ahmad Ramezani Saadatabadi; Majid Ahmadlouy Darab; Farzan Ghalichi; Ataollah Kamyabi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2010, , Pages 65-72

  This study aimed to simulate three dimensional pulsatile Newtonian blood flow in End-to-Side anastomosis of Aorta-coronary bypass using ascending aorta velocity flow wave as graft inlet and left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) velocity flow wave as coronary inlet for 50% symmetric stenosis. ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Biomechanical Study of Brachial Artery Remodeling With Aging Using Fluid Solid Interaction Method

Hanie Niroomand Oscuii; Farzan Ghalichi; Mohammad Tafazzoli Shadpour

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2008, , Pages 1-8

  In this paper, we studied the effect of mechanical loading on remodeling process with aging in muscular arteries. Based on the gathered experimental data, the brachial artery was selected for simulation. In this simulation, pulsatile pressure and flow waves were considered as boundary conditions to study ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
A Numerical Study of Pulmonary Gas Exchange System to Assess a Proper Relationship Between Respiration Rhythm and Individual's Activity Rate

Hamed Avari; Farzan Ghalichi; Majid Ahmadlouy Darab

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2008, , Pages 39-46

  Adjusting the rhythm of breath is one of the important parameters that a successful athlete must consider. In this paper, the relationship between man's activity and respiration rhythm is studied. A numerical simulation is carried out on a 2D axi-symmetric model using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) ...  Read More

Bioheat Transfer
Transducer Design For Ultrasound-Induced Hyperthermia Of Cancerous Tissues

Farzan Ghalichi; Sohrab Behnia

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Pages 1-8

  The methods of focusing ultrasonic waves in order to apply hyperthermia cancer therapy have studied and a transducer capable of focusing waves on cancerous tissues with the aid of its piezoelectricelements has introduced. The amount of absorbed energy was computed by solving numerically the acoustic ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Blood Flow Simulation And Comparing Of Hemodynamic Factors In Aorta-Coronary And Coronary-Coronary Bypasses

Farzan Ghalichi; Majid Ahmadlouy Darab; Ahmad Ramezani Saadatabadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , June 2007, , Pages 111-117

  In order to compare the aorta-coronary and coronary-coronary bypasses blood flow fields in the Endto-Side Anastomosis, we carried out numerical simulation of three dimensional pulsatile blood flow for 50% stenosis by using FLUENT 5.2.3 software. In this study, the blood was assumed to be as the Newtonian, ...  Read More