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Modeling of Drug and Drug-Encapsulated Nanoparticle Transport in Patient-Specific Coronary Artery Walls to Treat Vulnerable Plaques

[+] Author Affiliations
Shaolie Hossain, Thomas J. R. Hughes

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Syed Hossainy

Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA

Yuri Bazilevs

University of California-San Diego, San Diego, CA

Victor M. Calo

King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Paper No. NEMB2010-13070, pp. 263-264; 2 pages
  • ASME 2010 First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology
  • ASME 2010 First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology
  • Houston, Texas, USA, February 7–10, 2010
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME Nanotechnology Council
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4392-5 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3866-2
  • Copyright © 2010 by ASME


The main objective of this work is to develop computational tools to support the design of a catheter-based local drug delivery system that uses nanoparticles as drug carriers in order to treat vulnerable plaques and diffuse atherosclerotic disease.

Copyright © 2010 by ASME



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