Publications

Journal Papers

2016

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. 379-391 pdf_icon_20w.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

2015

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.

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.

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.

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.

F. 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.

 

2014

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.

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. .

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.

 

2013

 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 .

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 .

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 .

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 .

 

2012

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 .

 

2011

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. 1947-1960.

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 .

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 .

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. 081003-1:11.

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..

 

2010

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 .

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 .

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. 1488-1497.

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 .

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 .

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

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 .

 

2009

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. 3583-3602.

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. 3551-3566.

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. 284-294.

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. 350-358.

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 .

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

 

2006

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. 5685-5706.

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. 3776-3796.

 

PhD Thesis

“A Coupled-Momentum Method to Model Blow Flow and Vessel Deformation in Human Arteries: Applications in Disease Research and Simulation-Based Medical Planning” Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. March 2006 .

 

Student Theses

“Fluid-structure Interaction Simulations of Hemodynamics in Mice: Applications to Hypertension Research” Federica Cuomo . Politenico di Milano, Master Thesis. July 2013 .

“Simulation of 3-D Blood Flow in the Full Systemic Arterial Tree and Computational Frameworks for Efficient Parameter Estimation” Nan Xiao . Stanford University, PhD Thesis. December 2013 .

“A Lumped Parameter Model of Cerebral Blood Flow Regulation: Applications to Simulation of Carotid Endarterectomy” Jonas Schollenberger . Technische Universitat Mucheny, Master Thesis. June 2015 .

“Computational Haemodynamics and Strain Analysis of Aortic Dissection in Idealised and Patient-specific Aortic Geometries: Understanding the Impact of Dissection on Cardiovascular Function” Desmond Dillon-Murphy. King’s College London, PhD Thesis. July 2016 .

“Biomechanical and Clinical Studies in Endovascular Aortic Repair” Foeke J.H. Nauta. UMC Utrecht, PhD Thesis. Aug 2016 .

 

Book Chapters

C.J. Arthurs, C.A. Figueroa. “Integration of an Electrophysiologically-Driven Heart Model into Three-Dimensional Haemodynamics Simulation using the CRIMSON Control Systems Framework. In “Computational Biomechanics for Medicine: Imaging, Modeling, and Computing”. Ed: G. Joldes et al. Publisher: Springer. MICCAI 2015, Munich, Germany, October 5, 2015. ISBN: 978-3-319-28327-2 .

R. Khlebnikov, C.A. Figueroa. “CRIMSON: Towards a software environment for patient-specific blood flow simulation for diagnosis and treatment”. In “Clinical Image-Based Procedures. Translational Research in Medical Imaging”. Ed: C. Oyarzun Laura et al. Publisher: Springer. 4th International Workshop, CLIP 2015, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2015, Munich, Germany, October 5, 2015. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-31808-0 2. 2016. ISBN 978-3-319-31808-0 .

C.A. Figueroa, J.S. Coogan, J.D. Humphrey. “Hemodynamic Alterations Associated with Coronary and Cerebral Arterial Remodeling Following a Surgically-Induced Aortic Coarctation.” Ed: G.A. Holzapfel, E. Kuhl E. Publisher: Springer-Verlag. “Computer Models in Biomechanics: From Nano to Macro”. 2013. Part 3, 203-216, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-5464-5_15 .

R.E. Clough, C.A. Figueroa, P.R. Taylor. “Late Performance of EVAR – Four Dimensional (4D) Imaging Will Solve All This.”Ed: R. Greenhalgh, Publisher: BIBA, London 2012. ISBN: 978-0-9570419-0-5.

C.A. Figueroa, C.K. Zarins. “Computational Analysis of Displacement Forces Acting on Endografts Used to Treat Aortic Aneurysms.” Ed: T. McGloughlin. Publisher: Springer-Verlag. Series “Studies in Mechanobiology, Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials”, Vol. 7. 1st Edition, 2011. ISBN: 978-3-642-18094-1 .