Studies in Mechanobiology, Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials

Cardiovascular and Cardiac Therapeutic Devices

Editors: Franz, Thomas (Ed.)

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  • Focuses on latest research in therapeutic devices for cardiovascular and cardiac diseases
  • Includes studies on tissue engineered and tissue regenerative prosthetic heart valves and valvular prostheses for trans-apical implantation
  • Covers therapeutic advances for myocardial infarction and prevention of heart failure and on in vivo biomechanics of implantable cardiac pacemaker devices
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This volume focuses on latest research in therapeutic devices for cardiovascular, i.e. vascular and valvular and cardiac diseases. In the area of vascular therapies, aspects covered relate to latest research in small-diameter tissue-regenerative vascular grafts, one of the greatest persisting challenges in cardiovascular therapies, stent grafts and endovascular stents for percutaneous arterial interventions. Contributions on valvular therapies focus on tissue engineered and tissue regenerative prosthetic heart valves and valvular prostheses for trans-apical implantation including the challenges posed on the prosthesis design. The section on cardiac diseases aims at covering therapeutic advances for myocardial infarction and prevention of heart failure and on in vivo biomechanics of implantable cardiac pacemaker devices. A further section complements these three areas by presenting constitutive modelling of soft biological tissues of the cardiovascular system, an area imperative for advanced numerical and computational modelling in the development and optimisation of cardiovascular devices and therapies.

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“This book focuses on cardiovascular and cardiac therapeutic devices and covers current research in this area. It covers in detail stents, grafts, prosthetic heart valves, and pacemakers and includes a detailed discussion of the state of the art of these devices. With very detailed discussions about these highly specialized areas of investigation, this book is intended primarily for researchers.” (Michael Bates, Doody’s Book Reviews, August, 2014)


Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Multi-Objective Design of a Biodegradable Coronary Artery Stent

    Bressloff, Neil W.

    Pages 1-28

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  • Development of a Fabric-Reinforced Porous Graft for Vascular Tissue Engineering Using Finite Element Methods and Genetic Algorithms

    Yeoman, Mark S. (et al.)

    Pages 29-61

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  • Aortic Aneurysms: OSR, EVAR, Stent-Grafts, Migration and Endoleak—Current State of the Art and Analysis

    Toor, Shahid Manzoor (et al.)

    Pages 63-92

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  • Flexible Leaflet Polymeric Heart Valves

    Bezuidenhout, Deon (et al.)

    Pages 93-129

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  • Aortic Biological Prosthetic Valve for Open-Surgery and Percutaneous Implant: Procedure Simulation and Performance Assessment

    Auricchio, Ferdinando (et al.)

    Pages 131-168

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Softcover 106,90 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cardiovascular and Cardiac Therapeutic Devices
Editors
  • Thomas Franz
Series Title
Studies in Mechanobiology, Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials
Series Volume
15
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-53836-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-53836-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-53835-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-51066-7
Series ISSN
1868-2006
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 243
Number of Illustrations
91 b/w illustrations
Topics