Fabrication of vascular replicas from magnetic resonance images


Journal Article (Academic article)

Image processing and computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining techniques have been used to prepare a larger-than-life investment cast of an aortic bifurcation from magnetic resonance images of a replica of the vessel. The technique will facilitate experimental studies of vascular fluid dynamics and permit the in vitro reproduction of flows in living subjects

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Friedman, MH; Kuban, BD; Schmalbrock, P; Smith, K; Altan, T

Published Date

  • 1995

Published In

  • Trans. Asme, J. Biomech. Eng. (Usa)

Volume / Issue

  • 117 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 364 - 366