finite element analysis

A finite element analysis rupture index (FEARI) as an additional tool for abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture prediction

FREE-DOWNLOAD [PDF] BJ Doyle, A Callanan, MT Walsh… – Vasc Dis …, 2009
Abstract: Currently, abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs), which are a permanent dilation of the
aorta, are treated surgi- cally when the maximum transverse diameter surpasses 5.5cm. AAA
rupture occurs when the locally acting wall stress exceeds the locally acting wall strength.