Applying computer simulation to the design of flow-diversion treatment for intracranial aneurysms

Mingzi Zhang, Yujie Li, David I. Verrelli, Winston Chong, Makoto Ohta, Yi Qian

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Abstract

Although flow-diversion (FD) treatment has been proven to be able to induce intracranial aneurysm (IA) occlusion, clinical follow-ups reported that a number of patients may still suffer from delayed IA rupture or incomplete aneurysm occlusion post-treatment. Complete aneurysm occlusion is believed to be associated with favourable haemodynamic alteration post-treatment, which may be greatly affected by the selection of device size and quantity, as well as the FD deployment procedure. However, clinicians have to choose and deploy the FD relying on their experience, since no post-stenting haemodynamic information is generally available to them prior to a specific treatment. In this study, using a virtual FD deployment technique and computational fluid dynamics method, we demonstrate and compare the haemodynamic changes after virtual FD treatments using a variety of prospective treating strategies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) 2017 : proceedings
Subtitle of host publicationSmarter Technology for a Healthier World
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages3385-3388
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781509028092
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sep 2017
Event39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2017 - Jeju Island, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 11 Jul 201715 Jul 2017

Conference

Conference39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2017
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityJeju Island
Period11/07/1715/07/17

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Zhang, M., Li, Y., Verrelli, D. I., Chong, W., Ohta, M., & Qian, Y. (2017). Applying computer simulation to the design of flow-diversion treatment for intracranial aneurysms. In 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) 2017 : proceedings: Smarter Technology for a Healthier World (pp. 3385-3388). [8037582] Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2017.8037582