Parallel image-based hemodynamic simulator

Marc Garbey, Bilel Hadri, Victoria Hilford, Christof Karmonik

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Abstract

With cost effective distributed memory computer systems reaching high performances, it may become feasible in the near future to provide routinely reliable blood flow simulations during angiographic procedures to enhance standard medical imaging techniques. The long term goal of our work is to produce a fast parallel image base Navier-Stokes flow solver for these kinds of clinical procedures. To achieve such performance, our method relies on the proper combination of three techniques that are the L2 penalty method to deal with complex geometry, a level set method to extract the geometry of the arteries, and a fast scalable domain decomposition solver for the parallel processing of the discrete equations. We developed a web application with a database back-end to store both the original medical images and the results of these simulations. This will assist the endovascular surgeon by providing quickly blood flow indicators such as pressure or shear stresses at the wall of the artery, in addition to existing image analysis technique aimed at improving therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSecond International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2007
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages78-83
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780769529387
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
Event2nd International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2007 - Cap Esterel, France
Duration: Aug 25 2007Aug 31 2007

Publication series

NameSecond International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2007

Other

Other2nd International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2007
CountryFrance
CityCap Esterel
Period8/25/078/31/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Communication

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