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J Neurointerv Surg. 2014 Mar;6(2):e14. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2012-010596.rep. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

Computational fluid dynamics simulation of an anterior communicating artery ruptured during angiography.

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Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.

Abstract

We present a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis of the hemodynamic environment of an anterior communicating artery that spontaneously ruptured immediately following three-dimensional rotational angiography. Subsequent digital subtraction angiography allowed for the localization of the point of rupture within the aneurysm dome. CFD analysis demonstrated a concentrated jet that impinged directly at the site of rupture. Peak systolic pressure and wall shear stress were both maximal near the rupture location.

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Aneurysm; Angiography; Blood Flow; Hemorrhage; Subarachnoid

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