Journal Articles


1. I.Z. Assi, S.R. Lynch, B.D. Ricker, S.V. Ranjane, D.M. Williams, T.W. Wakefield, A.T. Obi, C.A. Figueroa. “A Comparative Study of Altered Hemodynamics in Iliac Vein Compression Syndrome”. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2024.1302063.

2. S.E. Hopper, D. Weiss, N. Mikush, J.D. Humphrey, C.A. Figueroa. “Central Artery Hemodynamics in Angiotensin II-Induced Hypertension and Effects of Anesthesia”. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. DOI: 10.1007/s10439-024-03440-0.

3. J.D. Tune, C.M. Warne, S.I. Essajee, S.M. Tucker, C.A. Figueroa, G.M. Dick, D.A. Beard. “Unraveling the Gordian knot of coronary pressure-flow autoregulation”. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2024.04.008.


1. J. Schollenberger, D.J. Braet, L. Hernandez-Garcia, N.H. Osborne, C.A. Figueroa. “A Magnetic Resonance Imaging-based Computational Analysis of Cerebral Hemodynamics in Patients with Carotid Artery Stenosis”. Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery. DOI: 10.21037/qims-22-565 pdf_icon_20w.

2. T. Kim, P.A.J. van Bakel, N. Nama, N. Burris, H.J. Patel, D.M. Williams, C.A. Figueroa . “A Computational Study of Dynamic Obstruction in Type B Aortic Dissection”. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. DOI: 10.1115/1.4056355 pdf_icon_20w.

3. H. Gharahi, V. Filonova, H.N. Mullagura, N. Nama, S. Baek, C.A. Figueroa. “A Multiscale Framework for Defining Homeostasis in Distal Vascular Trees: Applications to the Pulmonary Circulation”. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. DOI: 10.1007/s10237-023-01693-7 pdf_icon_20w.

4. C.M. Warne, S.I. Essajee, S.M. Tucker, C.A. Figueroa, D.A. Beard, G.M. Dick, J.D. Tune. “Oxygen-sensing pathways below autoregulatory threshold act to sustain myocardial oxygen delivery during reductions in perfusion pressure”. Basic Research in Cardiology. DOI: 10.1007/s00395-023-00985-4 pdf_icon_20w.

5. E. Ferdian, D. Marlevi, J. Schollenberger, M. Aristova, E.R. Edelman, S. Schnell, C.A. Figueroa, D. Nordsletten, A.A. Young . “Cerebrovascular super-resolution 4D Flow MRI – sequential combination of resolution enhancement by deep learning and physics-informed image processing to non-invasively quantify intracranial velocity, flow, and relative pressure”. MedIA. DOI: 10.1016/ pdf_icon_20w.

6. I.Z. Assi, S.R. Lynch, K. Samulak, D.M. Williams, T.W. Wakefield, A.T. Obi, C.A. Figueroa. “An Ultrasound Imaging and Computational Fluid Dynamics Protocol to Assess Hemodynamics in Iliac Vein Compression Syndrome”. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2023.05.017 pdf_icon_20w.

7. T. Kim, N. Tjahjadi, X. He, J.A. van Herwaarden, H.J. Patel, N. Burris, C.A. Figueroa. “3D Metrics of Aortic Root Motion through Vascular Deformation Mapping”. Journal of Clinical Medicine. DOI: 10.3390/jcm12134471 pdf_icon_20w.

8. K. Iyer, B. Nallamothu, C.A. Figueroa, R.R. Nadakuditi. “A Multi-stage Neural Network Approach for Coronary 3D Reconstruction from Uncalibrated X-ray Angiography Images”. Scientific Reports. DOI: DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-44633-2 pdf_icon_20w.


1. P.A.J. van Bakel, M. Henry, K. Kim, B. Yang, J.A. van Herwaarden, C.A. Figueroa, H.J. Patel, D.M. Williams, N.S. Burris. “Imaging Features of Renal Malperfusion in Aortic Dissection”. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezab555 pdf_icon_20w.

2. H. Gharahi, C.A. Figueroa, J.D. Tune, D.A. Beard. “Multiscale model of the physiological control of myocardial perfusion to delineate putative metabolic feedback mechanisms”.  The Journal of Physiology. DOI: 10.1113/JP282237 pdf_icon_20w.

3. C. Tossas-Betancourt , N.Y. Li, S.M. Shavik, K. Afton, B. Beckman, W. Whiteside, M.K. Olive, H. Lim, J. Lu, C. Phelps, R.J. Gajarski, S. Lee, D. Nordsletten, R.G. Grifka, A.L. Dorfman, S. Baek, L.C. Lee and C.A. Figueroa. “Data-Driven Computational Models of Ventricular-Arterial Hemodynamics in Pediatric Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”. Frontiers in Physiology – Computational Physiology and Medicine. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2022.958734 pdf_icon_20w.

4. I.B. Houben, A.K.Y. Chu, B. Yang, S. Fukuhara, J.A. van Herwaarden, F.L. Moll, D.A. Nordsletten, C.A. Figueroa, H.J. Patel, N.S. Burris. “Left Ventricular Remodeling Following Aortic Root and Ascending Aneurysm Repair”. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. DOI: 10.3389/fcvm.2022.944786 pdf_icon_20w.

5. A. Lozhkin, A.E. Vendrov, R Ramos-Mondragón, C. Canugovi, M.D. Stevenson, T.J. Herron, S.L. Hummel, C.A. Figueroa, D.E. Bowles, L.L. Isom, M.S. Runge, N.R. Madamanchi. “Mitochondrial oxidative stress contributes to diastolic dysfunction through impaired mitochondrial dynamics”. Redox Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.redox.2022.102474 pdf_icon_20w.

6. Y. Ahmed, S.R. Lynch, J.W. Haft, F.L. Moll, J. van Herwaarden, N.S. Burris, H.J. Patel, C.A. Figueroa. “Patient-specific computational modelling of different cannulation strategies for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation”. ASAIO. DOI: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001819 pdf_icon_20w.

7. S.R. Lynch, N. Nama, C.A. Figueroa. “Effects of non-Newtonian Viscosity on Arterial and Venous Flows”. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-19867-1pdf_icon_20w.

8. R. Pourmodheji, Z. Jiang, C. Tossas-Betancourt, Adam L. Dorfman, C.A. Figueroa, S. Baek, L.C. Lee. ”Computational modelling of multi-temporal ventricular–vascular interactions during the progression of pulmonary arterial hypertension”. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2022.0534 pdf_icon_20w.


1. Y. Ahmed, N. Nama, I.B. Houben, J.A. van Herwaarden, F.L. Moll, D.M. Williams, C.A. Figueroa, H.J. Patel, N.S. Burris. “Imaging surveillance after open aortic repair: a feasibility study of 3-dimensional growth mapping”.  European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezab142 pdf_icon_20w.

2. R. Pourmodheji, Z. Jiang, C. Tossas-Betancourt, C. Alberto Figueroa, S. Baek, L.C. Lee. ”Inverse Modeling Framework for Characterizing Patient-specific Microstructural Changes in the Pulmonary Arteries”. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2021.104448 pdf_icon_20w.

3. J. Primeaux, A. Salavitabar, J.C. Lu, R.G. Grifka, C.A. Figueroa. “Characterization of post-operative hemodynamics following the Norwood procedure using multi-scale modeling”. Frontiers in Physiology. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2021.603040 pdf_icon_20w.

4. D.J. Braet, J. Eliason, Y. Ahmed, P.A.J. van Bakel, J. Zhong, Z. Bian, C.A. Figueroa, N.S. Burris . “Vascular Deformation Mapping of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm”. Tomography. DOI: 10.3390/tomography7020017 pdf_icon_20w.

5. C.J. Arthurs, R. Khlebnikov, A. Melville, A. Gomez, D. Dillon-Murphy, F. Cuomo, M. Silva Vieira, J. Schollenberger, S.R. Lynch, C. Tossas-Betancourt, K. Iyer, S. Hopper, E. Livingston, P. Youssefi, A. Noorani, S. Ben Ahmed, F.J.H. Nauta, T.M.J. van Bakel, Y. Ahmed, P.A.J. van Bakel, J. Mynard, P. Di Achille, H. Gharahi, K.D. Lau, V. Filonova, M. Aguirre, N. Nama, N. Xiao, S. Baek, K. Garikipati, O. Sahni, D. Nordsletten, C.A. Figueroa. “CRIMSON: An open-source Software Framework for Cardiovascular Integrated Modelling and Simulation”. PLOS: Computational Biology. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008881 pdf_icon_20w.

6. L.M. Stevens, J.A. de Lemos, S.R. Das, C. Rutan, H. Alger, M.S.V. Elkind, J. Zhao, K. Iyer, C. A. Figueroa, J. L. Hall. “American Heart Association Precision Medicine Platform Addresses Challenges in Data Sharing”. Circulation Quality Outcomes. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.121.007949 pdf_icon_20w.

7. D. Marlevi, J. Schollenberger, M. Aristova, E. Ferdian, Y. Ma, A.A. Young, E.R. Edelman, S. Schnell, C.A. Figueroa, D. Nordsletten. “Non-invasive quantification of cerebrovascular pressure changes using 4D Flow MRI”. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. DOI: 10.1002/mrm.28928 pdf_icon_20w.

8. Y. Ahmed, C. Tossas-Betancourt, P. van Bakel, J. Primeaux, W.J. Weadock, J.C. Lu, J.D. Zampi, A. Salavitabar, C. A. Figueroa. “Interventional planning for endovascular revision of a Lateral Tunnel Fontan: a patient-specific computational analysis”. Frontiers in Physiology, Computational Physiology and Medicine. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2021.718254 pdf_icon_20w.

9. J. Schollenberger, N.H. Osborne, L. Hernandez-Garcia, C.A. Figueroa. “A combined computational fluid dynamics and MRI Arterial Spin Labeling modeling strategy to quantify patient-specific cerebral hemodynamics in cerebrovascular occlusive disease”. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2021.722445 pdf_icon_20w.

10. K. Iyer, C.P. Najarian, A.A. Fattah, C.J. Arthurs, S.M.R. Soroushmehr, V. Subban, A. Sankardas, R.R. Nadakuditi, B.K. Nallamothu, C.A. Figueroa. “AngioNet: A Convolutional Neural Network for Vessel Segmentation in X-ray Angiography”. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-97355-8 pdf_icon_20w.

11. S. Hopper, F. Cuomo, J. Ferruzzi, N. Burris, S. Roccabianca, J. Humphrey, C. A. Figueroa. “Comparative Study of Human and Murine Aortic Biomechanics and Hemodynamics in Vascular Aging”. Frontiers in Physiology, section Vascular Physiology. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2021.746796 pdf_icon_20w.


1. N. Burris, D. Nordsletten, J. Sotelo, R. Grogan-Kaylor, I. Houben, C.A. Figueroa, S. Uribe, H.J. Patel. “False Lumen Ejection Fraction Predicts Growth in Type B Aortic Dissection”. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezz343 pdf_icon_20w.

2. D. Marlevi, H. Ha, D. Dillon-Murphy, J.F. Fernandez, D. Fovargue, M. Colarieti-Tosti, M. Larsson, P. Lamata, C.A. Figueroa, T. Ebbers, D. Nordsletten. “Non-invasive Estimation of Relative Pressure in Turbulent Flow using Virtual Work-Energy”. Medical Image Analysis. DOI: 10.1016/ pdf_icon_20w.

3. S.M. Shavik, C. Tossas-Betancourt, C.A. Figueroa, S. Baek, L.C. Lee. “Multiscale Modeling Framework of Ventricular-Arterial Bi-Directional Interactions in the Cardiopulmonary Circulation”. Frontiers in Physiology. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00002 pdf_icon_20w.

4. I. Houben, N. Nama, F.L. Moll, J.A. Herwaarden, D. Nordsletten, D.M. Williams, H.J. Patel, C.A. Figueroa, N. Burris. “Mapping Pre-Dissection Aortic Growth: a multiparametric assessment”. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezz381 pdf_icon_20w.

5. A.T. Obi, C.A. Figueroa. “Flow Dynamics, False Lumens and Implications for Endografting: A commentary on type B aortic dissection modeling”. Journal of Vascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.06.223 pdf_icon_20w.

6. A. Salavitabar, C.A. Figueroa, J.C. Lu, S.T. Owens, D.M. Axelrod, J.D. Zampi. “Emerging 3D Technologies and Applications within Congenital Heart Disease: Teach, Predict, Plan, Guide”. Future Cardiology. DOI: 10.2217/fca-2020-0004 pdf_icon_20w.

7. R.S. Lynch, N. Nama, Z. Xu, C.J. Arthurs, O. Sahni, C.A. Figueroa. “Numerical Considerations for Advection-Diffusion Problems in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics”. International Journal of Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering. DOI: 10.1002/cnm.3378pdf_icon_20w.

8. N. Nama, M. Aguirre, J.D. Humphrey, C.A. Figueroa. “A Nonlinear Rotation-free Shell Formulation with Pre-stressing for Vascular Biomechanics”. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-74277-5pdf_icon_20w.

9. Y. Ahmed, I.B. Houben, C.A. Figueroa, N.S. Burris, D.M. Williams, F.L. Moll, H.J. Patel, J.A. van Herwaarden. “Endovascular Ascending Aortic Repair in Type A Dissection: A Systematic Review”. Journal of Cardiac Surgery. DOI: 10.1111/jocs.15192pdf_icon_20w.

10. C.J. Arthurs, N. Xiao, P. Moireau, T. Schaeffter, C. A. Figueroa. “A flexible framework for sequential estimation of model parameters in computational hemodynamics”. Advanced Modeling & Simulation in Engineering Sciences. DOI: 10.1186/s40323-020-00186-xpdf_icon_20w.

11. B. Zambrano, N. McLean, X. Zhao, J.-L. Tan, L. Zhong, C.A. Figueroa, L.C. Lee, S. Baek. “Patient-specific computational analysis of hemodynamics and wall mechanics and their interactions in pulmonary arterial hypertension”. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.611149 pdf_icon_20w.


1. T.M.J. van Bakel, N. Burris, H.J. Patel, C.A. Figueroa. “Ascending Aortic Rupture after Zone 2 Endovascular Repair: A Multi-Parametric Computational Study”. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy458 pdf_icon_20w.

2. C. Tossas-Betancourt, T.M.J. van Bakel, C.J. Arthurs, D. Coleman, J. Eliason, C.A. Figueroa, J.C. Stanley. “Computational Analysis of Renal Artery Flow Characteristics by Modeling Aortoplasty and Aortic Bypass Interventions for Abdominal Aortic Coarctation”. Journal of Vascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.02.063 pdf_icon_20w.

3. S. Saitta, S. Pirola, F. Piatti, E. Votta, F. Lucherini, F. Pluchinotta, M. Lombardi, A. Greieser, F. Cuomo, C.A. Figueroa, X.Y. Xu, A. Redaelli. “Evaluation of 4D flow MRI-based Non-invasive Pressure Assessment in Aortic Coarctations”. Journal of Biomechanics. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.07.004 pdf_icon_20w.

4. J. Schollenberger, C.A. Figueroa, J.F. Nielsen, L. Hernandez-Garcia. “Practical considerations for territorial perfusion mapping in the cerebral circulation using super-selective pseudo-continuous arterial spin labeling”. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. DOI: 10.1002/mrm.27936 pdf_icon_20w.

5. V. Filonova, C.J. Arthurs, I.E. Vignon-Clementel, C.A. Figueroa. “Verification of the Coupled Momentum Method with Womersley’s Deformable Wall Analytical Solution. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering. DOI: 10.1002/cnm.3266 pdf_icon_20w.


1. B.A. Zambrano, N. McLean, X. Zhao, J.L. Tan, L. Zhong, C.A. Figueroa, L.C. Lee, S. Baek.Image-based computational assessment of vascular wall mechanics and hemodynamics in pulmonary arterial hypertension patients”. Journal of Biomechanics. Vol 68, pp. 84–92 pdf_icon_20w.

2. M.S. Vieira, M. Henningsson, N. Dedieu, R. Botnar, A. Bell, S. Mathur, K. Pushparajah, C.A. Figueroa, T. Hussain, G.F. Greil. “Improved Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography using Gadobenate Dimeglumine in Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease”. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. DOI: 10.1016/j.mri.2017.12.023 pdf_icon_20w.

3. T.M.J. van Bakel, C.J. Arthurs, J.A. Herwaarden, F.L. Moll, K.A. Eagle, H.J. Patel, S. Trimarchi, C.A. Figueroa. “A Computational Analysis of Different Endograft Designs for Zone 0 Aortic Arch Repair”. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy068 pdf_icon_20w.

4. T.M.J. van Bakel, C. Alberto Figueroa, J.A. Herwaarden, S. Trimarchi. “Challenges of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Type B Aortic Dissection”. Journal of Endovascular Therapy. Vol 25(5), pp. 578 – 580 pdf_icon_20w.

5. J. Edlin, R. Bilkhu, P. Youssefi, C.A. Figueroa, R. Morgan, J. Nowell, M. Jahangiri. “Hemodynamic Assessment of Bicuspid Valve Aortopathy: A Review of Current Literature”. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy312 pdf_icon_20w.

6. M.S. Vieira, C.J. Arthurs, T. Hussain, R. Razavi, C.A. Figueroa. “Patient-specific modeling of right coronary circulation vulnerability post-liver transplant in Alagille’s syndrome”. PLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205829 pdf_icon_20w.

7. F. Cuomo, J. Ferruzzi, P. Agarwal, C. Li, Z. Zhuang, J.D. Humphrey, C.A. Figueroa. “Sex-Dependent Differences in Central Artery Hemodynamics in Normal and Fibulin-5 Deficient Mice: Implications for Aging”. Proceedings of the Royal Society A. DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2018.0076 pdf_icon_20w.

8. T.M.J. van Bakel, C.J. Arthurs, F.J.H. Nauta, K.A. Eagle, J.A. Herwaarden, F.L. Moll, S. Trimarchi, H.J. Patel, C.A. Figueroa. “Cardiac Remodeling following Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Descending Aortic Aneurysms”. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy399 pdf_icon_20w.

9. A. Gomez, M. Marčan, C.J. Arthurs, R. Wright, P. Youssefi, M. Jahangiri, C.A. Figueroa. “Optimal B-Spline Mapping of Flow Imaging Data for Imposing Patient-Specific Velocity Profiles in Computational Haemodynamics”. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2018.2880606 pdf_icon_20w.

10. D. Marlevi, B. Ruijsink, M. Balmus, D. Dillon-Murphy, D. Fovargue, K. Pushparajah, C. Bertoglio, M. Colarieti-Tosti, M. Larsson, P. Lamata, C.A. Figueroa, R. Razavi, D. Nordsletten. “Estimation of Cardiovascular Relative Pressure Using Virtual Work-Energy”. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-37714-0 pdf_icon_20w.


1. A. van Engelen, M.S. Vieira, I. Rafiq, M. Cecelja, T. Scheider, H. de Bliek, C.A. Figueroa, T. Hussain, R. Botnar, J. Alastruey. “Aortic Length Measurements for Pulse Wave Velocity Calculation: Manual 2D vs Semi-automated 3D centerline extraction”. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. DOI: 10.1186/s12968-017-0341-y pdf_icon_20w.

2. F. Cuomo, S. Roccabianca, N. Xiao, D. Dillon-Murphy, J.D. Humphrey, C.A. Figueroa. “Effects of Age-Associated Regional Changes in Central Artery Stiffness on Human Systemic Hemodynamics Revealed by Computational Modeling”. PLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173177 pdf_icon_20w.

3. C.J. Arthurs, P. Agarwal, A. John, A. Dorfman, R. Grifka, C.A. Figueroa. “Reproducing patient-specific hemodynamics in the Blalock-Taussig circulation using a flexible multi-domain simulation framework: applications for optimal shunt design”. Frontiers in Pediatrics. DOI: 10.3389/fped.2017.00078 pdf_icon_20w.

4. P. Youssefi, A. Gomez, C.J. Arthurs, R. Sharma, M. Jahangiri, C.A. Figueroa. “Impact of Patient-specific Inflow Velocity Profiles on Haemodynamics of the Thoracic Aorta”. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. DOI: 10.1115/1.4037857 pdf_icon_20w.

5. Y.S. Oh, D.E. Berkowitz, R.A. Cohen, C.A. Figueroa, D.G. Harrison, J.D. Humphrey, D.F. Larson, J.A. Leopold, R.P. Mecham, N. Ruiz-Opazo, L. Santhanam, F. Seta, J.Y.J. Shyy, Z. Sun, P.S. Tsao, J. Waggenseil, Z. Galis. “A Special Report on the NHLBI Initiative to Study Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Arterial Stiffness and its Association with Hypertension”. Circulation Research. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.117.311703 pdf_icon_20w.

6. H.W.L. de Beaufort, A. Ferrara, M. Conti, F.L. Moll, J.A. Herwaarden, C.A. Figueroa, J. Bismuth, F. Auricchio, S. Trimarchi. “Comparative Analysis of Porcine and Human Thoracic Aortic Stiffness”. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.12.014 pdf_icon_20w.

7. T.M.J. van Bakel, K.D. Lau, J. Hirsch-Romano, S. Trimarchi, A.L. Dorfman, C.A. Figueroa. “Patient-Specific Modeling of Hemodynamics: Supporting Surgical Planning in a Fontan Circulation Correction”. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research. DOI: 10.1007/s12265-017-9781-x pdf_icon_20w.


1. J.D. Humphrey, D.G. Harrison, C.A. Figueroa, P. Lacolley, S. Laurent. “Central Artery Stiffness in Hypertension and Aging: A Problem with Cause and Consequence.” Circulation Research. Vol 118, pp. 379-381 pdf_icon_20w.

2. D. Dillon-Murphy, A. Noorani, D.A. Nordsletten, C.A. Figueroa. “Multi-Modality Image-Based Analysis of Hemodynamics of Aortic Dissection”. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. Vol 15, pp. 857-876 pdf_icon_20w.

3. C.J. Arthurs, K.D. Lau, K. Asrress, S.R. Redwood, C.A. Figueroa. “A Mathematical Model of Coronary Blood Flow Control: Simulation of Patient-Specific Three-Dimensional Haemodynamics during Exercise. American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology. DOI:  10.1152/ajpheart.00517.2015 pdf_icon_20w.

4. F.J.H. Nauta, S. Trimarchi, A.V. Kamman, F.L. Moll, J.A. Herwaarden, H.J. Patel, C.A. Figueroa, K.A. Eagle, J.B. Froehlich. “Update in Management of Type B Aortic Dissection”. Journal of Vascular Medicine. DOI: 10.1177/1358863X16642318 pdf_icon_20w.

5. J. Alastruey, N. Xiao, H. Fok. T. Schaeffter, C.A. Figueroa. “On the Impact of Modeling Assumptions in Multi-Scale Subject-Specific Models of Aortic Hemodynamics”. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0073 pdf_icon_20w.

6. S. Ben Ahmed, D. Dillon-Murphy, C.A. Figueroa. “Computational Study of Anatomical Risk Factors in Idealized Models of Type B Aortic Dissection”. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2016.07.025 pdf_icon_20w.

7. P. Youssefi, A. Gomez, T. He, L. Anderson, N. Bunce, R. Sharma, C.A. Figueroa, M. Jahangiri. “Patient-specific Computational Fluid Dynamics – Assessment of Aortic Hemodynamics in a Spectrum of Aortic Valve Pathologies”. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.09.040 pdf_icon_20w.

8. F.J.H. Nauta, K.D. Lau, C.J. Arthurs, K.A. Eagle, D.M. Williams, S. Trimarchi, H.J. Patel, C.A. Figueroa. “Computational Fluid Dynamics and Aortic Thrombus Formation Following Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair”. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.09.067 pdf_icon_20w.

9. F.J.H. Nauta, A.V. Kamman, E.H. Ibrahim, P.P. Agarwal, B. Yang, K. Kim, D.M. Williams, J.A. Herwaarden, F.L. Moll, K.A. Eagle, S. Trimarchi, H.J. Patel, C.A. Figueroa. “Assessment of CardiOvascular Remodelling following Endovascular aortic repair through imaging and computation: the CORE prospective observational cohort study protocol”. British Medical Journal Open. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012270 pdf_icon_20w.

10. P. Youssefi, R. Sharma, C.A. Figueroa, M. Jahangiri. “Functional Assessment of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms – The Future of Risk Prediction?”. British Medical Bulletin. DOI: 10.1093/bmb/ldw049 pdf_icon_20w.

11. H.W.L. de Beaufort, F.J.H. Nauta, M. Conti, E. Cellitti, C. Trentin, E. Faggiano, G.H.W. van Bogerijen, C.A. Figueroa, F.L. Moll, J.A. Herwaarden, F. Auricchio, S. Trimarchi. “Extensibility and Distensibility of the Thoracic Aorta in Patients with Aneurysm”. Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2016.11.018 pdf_icon_20w.


1. K. Lau, C.A. Figueroa. “Simulation of Short-term Pressure Regulation during the Tilt Test in a Coupled 3D-0D Closed-Loop Model of the Circulation.” BMMB. Vol 14, pp. 915-929 pdf_icon_20w.

2. F. Cuomo, J. Ferruzzi, J.D. Humphrey, C.A. Figueroa. “An experimental-computational study of catheter induced alterations in pulse wave velocity in anesthetized mice.” Ann Biomed Eng. Vol 43(7), pp. 1555-1570 pdf_icon_20w.

3. M.S. Vieira, T. Hussain, C.A. Figueroa. “Patient-specific Image-based Computational Modeling in Congenital Heart Disease: A Clinician Perspective”. Journal of Cardiology and Therapy. Vol. 2(6), pp. 436-448 pdf_icon_20w.

4. F. Donati, C.A. Figueroa, N. Smith, P. Lamata, D.A. Nordsletten. “Non-invasive Pressure Difference Estimation from PC-MRI Using the Work Energy Equation”. Medical Image Analysis. Vol 26(1), pp. 159-172pdf_icon_20w.

5. F.J.H. Nauta, M. Conti, A. Kamman, G. van Bogerijen, J. Tolenaar, F. Auricchio, C.A. Figueroa, J. van Herwaarden, F. Moll, S. Trimarchi. “Biomechanical Changes After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in Type B Dissection: A Systematic Review”. Journal of Endovascular Therapy. Vol. 22(6), pp. 918-933 pdf_icon_20w.


1. S. Roccabianca, C.A. Figueroa, G. Tellides, J.D. Humphrey. “Quantification of Regional Differences in Aortic Stiffness in the Aging Human.” J Mech Behav Biomed Mat. Vol. 29, pp. 618-634 pdf_icon_20w.

2. N. Xiao, J. Alastruey-Arimon, C.A. Figueroa. “A Systematic Comparison Between 1D and 3D Hemodynamics in Compliant Arterial Models.” Int J Num Meth Biomed Eng. Vol. 30(2), pp. 204-231. pdf_icon_20w.

3. P. Di Achille, G. Tellides, C.A. Figueroa, J.D. Humphrey. “A haemodynamic predictor of intraluminal thrombus formation in abdominal aortic aneurysms.” Proc Royal Soc A-Math Phys Eng Sci. Volume: 470(2172) pdf_icon_20w.


1. J.S. Coogan, J.D. Humphrey, C.A. Figueroa. “Computational Simulations of Hemodynamic Changes within Thoracic, Coronary, and Cerebral Arteries Following Early Wall Remodeling in Response to Distal Aortic Coarctation.” BMMB. Vol. 12(1), pp. 79-93 pdf_icon_20w.

2. P. Moireau, C. Bertoglio, N. Xiao, C.A. Figueroa, C.A. Taylor, D. Chapelle, J.F. Gerbeau. “Sequential Identification of Boundary Support Parameters in a Fluid-Structure Vascular Model using Patient Data.” BMMB. Vol. 12(3), pp. 475-96 pdf_icon_20w.

3. N. Xiao, J.D. Humphrey, C.A. Figueroa. “Multi-Scale Computational Model of Three-Dimensional Hemodynamics within a Deformable Full-Body Arterial Network.” J Comput Phys. Vol 244, pp. 22-40 pdf_icon_20w.

4. A. Prasad, N. Xiao, X.Y. Gong, C.K. Zarins, C.A. Figueroa. “A Computational Framework for Investigating the Positional Stability of Aortic Endografts.” BMMB. Vol. 12(5), pp. 869-887 pdf_icon_20w.


1. P. Moireau, N. Xiao, M. Astorino, C.A. Figueroa, D. Chapelle, C.A. Taylor, J.F. Gerbeau. “External Tissue Support and Fluid-Structure Simulation in Blood Flows.” BMMB. Vol. 11(1), pp. 1-18 pdf_icon_20w.


1. E.O. Kung, A.S. Les, C.A. Figueroa, F. Medina, R.B.Wicker, M.V. McConnell, C.A. Taylor. “In Vitro Validation of Finite Element Analysis of Blood Flow in Deformable Models.” Ann Biomed Eng. Vol. 39(7), pp. 1947-1960pdf_icon_20w.

2. A. Prasad, L.K. To, M.L. Gorrepati, C.K. Zarins, C.A. Figueroa. “Computational Analysis of Stresses Acting on Inter-modular Junctions in Thoracic Aortic Endografts.” J Endovas Ther. Vol. 18, pp. 559-568 pdf_icon_20w.

3. J.F. LaDisa, R.J. Dholakia, C.A. Figueroa, I.E. Vignon-Clementel, F.P. Chan, M.M. Samyn, J.R. Cava, C.A. Taylor, J.A. Feinstein. “Computational Simulations Demonstrate Altered Wall Shear Stress in Aortic Coarctation Patients Previously Treated by Resection with End-to-End Anastomosis.” Congen Heart Disea. Vol. 6, pp. 432-443 pdf_icon_20w.

4. R. Raghu, I.E. Vignon-Clementel, C.A. Figueroa, C.A. Taylor. “Comparative Study of Viscoleastic Arterial Wall Models in Nonlinear One-dimensional Finite Element Simulations of Blood Flow.” J Biomech Eng. Vol. 133(8), pp. 081003-1:11pdf_icon_20w.

5. J.F. LaDisa*, C.A. Figueroa*, I.E. Vignon-Clementel, H.J. Kim, N. Xiao, L.M. Ellwein, F.P. Chan, J.A. Feinstein, C.A. Taylor. “Computational Simulations for Aortic Coarctation: Representative Results from a Sampling of Patients.” J Biomech Eng. Vol. 133(9), pp. 091009-1:9.pdf_icon_20w.


1. I.E. Vignon-Clementel, C.A. Figueroa, K.E. Jansen, C.A. Taylor. “Outflow Boundary Conditions for Three-Dimensional Simulations of Non-Periodic Blood Flow and Pressure Fields in Deformable Arteries.” Comp Meth Biomech Biomed Eng. Vol. 13(5), pp. 625-640 pdf_icon_20w.

2. A.S. Les, S.C. Shadden, C.A. Figueroa, J.M. Park, M.M. Tedesco, R.J. Herfkens, R.L. Dalman, C.A. Taylor. “Quantification of Hemodynamics in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms During Rest and During Exercise Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computational Fluid Dynamics.” Ann Biomed Eng. Vol. 38 (4), pp. 1288-1313 pdf_icon_20w.

3. C.A. Figueroa, C.A. Taylor, V. Yeh, A.J. Chiou, M.L. Gorrepati, C.K. Zarins. “Preliminary 3D Computational Analysis of the Relationship between Aortic Displacement Force and Direction of Endograft Movement.” J Vasc Surg. Vol. 51 (6), pp. 1488-1497pdf_icon_20w.

4. M. Zhou, O. Sahni, H.J. Kim, C.A. Figueroa, C.A. Taylor, M.S. Shephard, K.E. Jansen. “Cardiovascular Flow Simulation at Extreme Scale.” Computat Mech. Vol. 46, pp. 71-82 pdf_icon_20w.

5. H.J. Kim, I.E. Vignon-Clementel, C.A. Figueroa, K.E. Jansen, C.A. Taylor. “Developing Computational Methods for Three-Dimensional Finite Element Simulations of Coronary Blood Flow.” Fin Elem Anal Design Vol. 46, pp. 514-525 pdf_icon_20w.

6. H.J. Kim, I.E. Vignon-Clementel, J.S. Coogan, C.A. Figueroa, K.E. Jansen, C.A. Taylor. “Patient-specific Modeling of Blood Flow and Pressure in Human Coronary Arteries.” Ann BiomeD Eng. Vol. 38(10), pp. 3195-3209 pdf_icon_20w

7. G. Xiong, C.A. Figueroa, N. Xiao, C.A. Taylor. “Simulation of Blood Flow in Deformable Vessels Using Subject-specific Geometry and Assigned Variable Mechanical Wall Properties.” Inter J Num Meth Biomed Eng Vol. 27(7), pp. 1000–1016 pdf_icon_20w.


1. C.A. Figueroa*, S. Baek*, C.A. Taylor, J.D. Humphrey. “A Computational Framework for Coupled Fluid-Solid Growth in Cardiovascular Simulations.” Comp Meth Appl Mech Eng. Vol. 198, pp. 3583-3602pdf_icon_20w.

2. H.J. Kim, C.A. Figueroa, T.J.R. Hughes, K.E. Jansen, C.A. Taylor. “Augmented Lagrangian Method for Constraining the Shape of Velocity Profiles at Outlet Boundaries for Three-dimensional Finite Element Simulations of Blood Flow.” Comp Meth Appl Mech Eng. Vol. 198, pp. 3551-3566pdf_icon_20w.

3. C.A. Figueroa, C.A. Taylor, V. Yeh, A.J. Chiou, C.K. Zarins. “Effect of Curvature on Displacement Forces Acting on Aortic Endografts: a three dimensional computational analysis.” J Endovas Ther. Vol. 16, pp. 284-294pdf_icon_20w.

4. C.A. Figueroa, C.A. Taylor, A.J. Chiou, V. Yeh, C.K. Zarins. “Magnitude and Direction of Pulsatile Displacement Forces Acting on Thoracic Aortic Endografts.” J Endovas Ther. Vol. 16, pp. 350-358pdf_icon_20w.

5. H.J. Kim, I.E. Vignon-Clementel, C.A. Figueroa, J.F. LaDisa, K.E. Jansen, J.A. Feinstein, C.A. Taylor. “On Coupling a Lumped Parameter Heart Model and a Three-Dimensional Finite Element Aorta Model.” Ann Biomed Eng. Vol. 37 (11), pp. 2153-2169 pdf_icon_20w.

6. C.A. Taylor, C.A. Figueroa. “Patient-specific Modeling of Cardiovascular Mechanics.” Ann Rev Biomed Eng. Vol. 11, pp. 109-134pdf_icon_20w.


1. C.A. Figueroa, I.E. Vignon-Clementel, K.C. Jansen, T.J.R. Hughes, C.A. Taylor. “A Coupled Momentum Method for Modeling Blow Flow in Three-Dimensional Deformable Arteries.” Comp Meth Appl Mech Eng. Vol. 195, Issues 41-43, pp. 5685-5706pdf_icon_20w.

2. I.E. Vignon-Clementel, C.A. Figueroa, K.E. Jansen, C.A. Taylor. “Outflow Boundary Conditions for Three-dimensional Finite Element Modeling of Blood Flow and Pressure in Arteries.” Comp Meth Appl Mech Eng. Vol. 195, pp. 3776-3796pdf_icon_20w.