Fluid dynamics of the cardiovascular system

Aurélien F. Stalder, Michael Markl

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According to WHO estimates, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in industrialized nations, accounting for over 16.6 million deaths worldwide each year [1]. In addition, 600 million people with high blood pressure are at risk of heart attack, stroke, and cardiac failure [2].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Physics in Medicine and Biology
PublisherCRC Press
ISBN (Electronic)9781420075250
ISBN (Print)9781420075243
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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