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Over the rainbow
© Saxon. 2015
- Published: 6 August 2015
Shear stress in arteries, which is a measure of the force exerted by blood flow on the arterial wall, is associated with the location of lipid plaques that cause heart disease. In this study, a mathematical model of shear stress was combined with cross-sectional x-ray images of an artery taken using Computed Tomography (CT) scanning, allowing the authors to explore patterns of shearing stress and shed light on the role of arterial architecture in heart disease.
- Shear Stress
- Gene Expression Data
- Functional Magnetic Resonance
- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Colour Scale
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