Deviation from Murray's law is associated with a higher degree of calcification in coronary bifurcations

Schoenenberger, Andreas W; Urbanek, Nadja; Toggweiler, Stefan; Seelos, Robert; Jamshidi, Peiman; Resink, Thérèse J; Erne, Paul (2012). Deviation from Murray's law is associated with a higher degree of calcification in coronary bifurcations. Atherosclerosis, 221(1), pp. 124-130. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2011.12.040

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Murray's law describes the optimal branching anatomy of vascular bifurcations. If Murray's law is obeyed, shear stress is constant over the bifurcation. Associations between Murray's law and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) assessed plaque composition near coronary bifurcations have not been investigated previously.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of General Internal Medicine (DAIM) > Geriatric Clinic
04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Schoenenberger, Andreas

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0021-9150

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:22

Last Modified:

27 Sep 2017 07:29

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2011.12.040

PubMed ID:

22261173

Web of Science ID:

000300629500018

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.7539

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/7539 (FactScience: 212827)

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