ARCHIVAL PAPERS CRITICALLY REVIEWED BEFORE PUBLICATION

60.      Chauhan, S.S., Gutierrez, C.A., Thirugnanasambandam, M., De Oliveira, V., Muluk, S.C., Eskandari, M.K., and Finol, E.A., 2017, “The association between geometry and wall stress in emergently repaired abdominal aortic aneurysms,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 45, No. 8, pp. 1908-1916. PDF

59.      Ruiz de Galarreta, S., Cazón, A., Antón, R., and Finol, E.A., 2017, “The relationship between surface curvature and abdominal aortic aneurysm wall stress,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 8, 081006 {7 pages}. PDF

58.      Ruiz de Galarreta, S., Antón, R., Cazón, A., and Finol, E.A., 2017, “A methodology for developing anisotropic AAA phantoms via additive manufacturing,” Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 57, pp. 161-166. PDF

57.      Ruiz de Galarreta, S., Antón, R., Cazón, A., and Finol, E.A., 2017, “A methodology for verifying abdominal aortic aneurysm wall stress,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 1, 011006 {9 pages}. PDF

56.      Ruiz de Galarreta, Antón, R., S., Cazón, A., Larraona, G.S., and Finol, E.A., 2016, “Anisotropic abdominal aortic aneurysm replicas with biaxial material characterization,” Medical Engineering & Physics, Vol. 38, No. 12, pp. 1505-1512. PDF

55.      Chandra, S.C., Vimalatharmaiyah, R., Riveros, F., Rodriguez, J.F., and Finol, E.A., 2016, “A methodology for the derivation of unloaded abdominal aortic aneurysm geometry with experimental validation,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 138, No. 10, 101005 {11 pages}. PDF

54.      Aramburu, J., Antón, R., Borro, D., Rivas, A., Sánchez-Larraona, G., Ramos, J.C., and Finol, E.A., 2016, “A methodology for assessing local bifurcated blood vessel shape variations,” Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, Vol. 2, 015001 {10 pages}. PDF

53.      Raut, S.S., Liu, P., and Finol, E.A., 2015, “An approach for patient-specific multi-domain vascular mesh generation featuring spatially varying wall thickness modeling,” Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 48, No. 10, pp. 1972-1981. PDF

52.      Kheyfets, V.O., Rios, L., Smith, T., Schroeder, T., Mueller, J., Murali, S., Lasorda, D., Zikos, A., Spotti, J., Reilly Jr., J.J., and Finol, E.A., 2015, “Patient-specific computational modeling of blood flow in the pulmonary arterial circulation,” Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Vol. 120, No. 2, pp. 88-101. PDF

51.      Kheyfets, V.O., Thirugnanasambandam, M., Rios, L., Evans, D., Smith, T., Schroeder, T., Mueller, J., Murali, S., Lasorda, D., Spotti, J., and Finol, E.A., 2015, “The role of wall shear stress in the assessment of right ventricle hydraulic workload,” Pulmonary Circulation, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 90-100 {cover illustration}. PDF

50.      Satriano A., Rivolo, S., Finol, E.A., Di Martino, E.S., 2015, “In-vivo strain assessment of the abdominal aortic aneurysm,” Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 354–360 {cover illustration}. PDF

49.      Anton, R., Chen, C.-Y., Hung, M.-Y., Finol, E.A., and Pekkan, K., 2015, “Experimental and computational investigation of patient-specific abdominal aortic aneurysm pressure field with and without intraluminal thrombus,” Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 9, pp. 981-992. PDF

48.      Sohrabi, S., Zheng, J., Finol, E.A., and Liu, Y., 2014, “Numerical simulation of particle transport and deposition in the pulmonary vasculature,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 136, No. 12, 121010 {11 pages}. PDF

47.      Kheyfets, V.O., Thornton, R., Kowal, M., and Finol, E.A., 2014, “A Protocol for measuring pull-off stress of wound-treatment polymers,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 136, No. 7, 074501 {5 pages}. PDF

46.      Malve, M., Chandra, S., Garcia, A., Mena, A., Martinez, M.A., Finol, E.A., and Doblare, M., 2014, “Impedance-based outflow boundary conditions for human carotid haemodynamics,” Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 11, pp. 1248-1260. PDF

45.      Chen, C.-Y., Anton, R., Hung, M.-Y., Menon, P.G., Patrick, M.J., Finol, E.A., and Pekkan, K., 2014, “Effect of intraluminal thrombus on patient-specific abdominal aortic aneurysm hemodynamics via stereoscopic PIV and CFD modeling,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 136, No. 3, 031001 {9 pages}. PDF

44.      Cornejo, S.L., Guzman, A.M., Valencia, A.A., Rodriguez, J.F., and Finol, E.A., 2014, “Flow-induced wall mechanics of patient-specific aneurysmal cerebral arteries: nonlinear isotropic vs. anisotropic wall stress,” Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Vol. 228, No. 1, pp. 37-48. PDF

43.      Ruiz de Galarreta, S., Cazón, A., Antón, R., and Finol, E.A., 2014, “Abdominal aortic aneurysm: from clinical imaging to realistic replicas,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 136, No. 1, 014502 {5 pages}. PDF

42.      Evani, S.J., Prabhu, R.G., Vimalatharmaiyah, R., Finol, E.A., and Ramasubramanian, A.K., 2013, “Monocytes mediate metastatic breast tumor cell adhesion to endothelium under flow,” The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 3017-3029. PDF

41.      Zhang, H., Kheyfets, V.O., and Finol, E.A., 2013, “Robust abdominal aortic aneurysm lumen centerline detection for rupture status classification,” Medical Engineering and Physics, Vol. 35, No. 9, pp. 1358-1367. PDF

40.      Raut, S., Jana, A., De Oliveira, V., Muluk, S.C., and Finol, E.A., 2013, “The importance of patient-specific regionally varying wall thickness in abdominal aortic aneurysm biomechanics,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 135, No. 8, 081010 {10 pages}. PDF

39.      Chandra, S.C., Raut, S.S., Jana, A., Biederman, R.W., Doyle, M., Muluk, S.C., and Finol, E.A., 2013, “Fluid structure interaction modeling of abdominal aortic aneurysms: the impact of patient specific inflow conditions and fluid/solid coupling,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 135, No. 8, 081001 {14 pages}. PDF

38.      Finol, E.A., Di Martino, E.S., and Baek, S., 2013, “Cardiovascular biomechanics and biofluids: a special issue with a focus on modeling of cardiovascular structures,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 41, No. 7, pp. 1309-1310. PDF

37.      Raut, S., Chandra, S., Shum, J., and Finol, E.A., 2013, “The role of geometric and biomechanical factors in abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture risk assessment,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 41, No. 7, pp. 1459-1477. PDF

36.      Kheyfets, V.O., O’Dell, W., Smith, T., Reilly Jr. J.J., and Finol, E.A., 2013, “Computational hemodynamics of the pulmonary circulation – a focus on pulmonary hypertension,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 135, No. 6, 061011 {15 pages}. PDF

35.      Raut, S., Chandra, S., Shum, J., Washington, C.B., Muluk, S.C., Finol, E.A., and Rodriguez, J.F., 2013, “Biological, geometric and biomechanical factors influencing abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture risk: a comprehensive review,” Recent Patents on Medical Imaging, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 44-59. PDF

34.      Riveros, F., Chandra, S.C., Finol, E.A., Gasser, T.C., and Rodriguez, J.F., 2013, “A pull-back algorithm to determine the unloaded vascular geometry in anisotropic hyperelastic AAA passive mechanics,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 694–708. PDF

33.      Lee, K., Zhu, J., Shum, J., Zhang, Y., Muluk, S.C., Chandra, A., Eskandari, M.K., and Finol, E.A., 2013, “Surface curvature as a classifier of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a comparative analysis,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 562-576. PDF

32.      Steinman, D.A., Hoi, Y., Fahy, P., Morris, L., Walsh, M.T., Aristokleous, N., Anayiotos, A., Papaharilaou, Y., Arzani, A., Shadden, S., Berg, P., Janiga, G., Bols, J., Segers, P., Bressloff, N.W., Cibis, M., Gijsen, F.H., Cito, S., Pallarés, J., Browne, L.D., Costelloe, J.A., Lynch, A.G., Degroote, J., Vierendeels, J., Fu, W., Qiao, A., Hodis, S., Kallmes, D.F., Kalsi, H., Long, Q., Kheyfets, V.O., Finol, E.A., Kono, K., Malek, A.M., Lauric, A., Menon, P.G., Pekkan, K., Moghadam, M.E., Marsden, A.L., Oshima, M., Katagiri, K., Peiffer, V., Mohamied, Y., Sherwin, S.J., Schaller, J., Goubergrits, L., Usera, G., Mendina, M., Valen-Sendstad, K., Habets, D.F., Xiang, J., Meng, H., Yu, Y., Karniadakis, G.E., Shaffer, N., and Loth, F., 2013, “Variability of CFD solutions for pressure and flow in a giant aneurysm: the SBC2012 CFD challenge,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 135, No. 2, 021016 {13 pages}. PDF

31.      Malve, M., Chandra, S., Lopez-Villalobos, J.L., Finol, E.A., Ginel, A., and Doblare, M., 2013, “CFD analysis of the human airways under impedance-based boundary conditions: application to healthy, diseased and stented trachea,” Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 198-216. PDF

30.      Loghmanpour, N.A., Siewiorek, G.M., Wannamaker, K.M., Muluk, S.C., Chaer, R., Wholey, M.H., and Finol, E.A., 2013, “Assessing the impact of distal protection filter design characteristics on 30-day outcomes of carotid artery stenting procedures,” Journal of Vascular Surgery, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 309-317. PDF

29.      Siewiorek, G.M., Loghmanpour, N.A., Winston, B.M., Wholey, M.H., and Finol, E.A., 2012, “Reproducibility of IVUS border detection for carotid atherosclerotic plaque assessment,” Medical Engineering and Physics, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 702–708. PDF

28.      Siewiorek, G.M., Wholey, M.H., and Finol, E.A., 2012, “A comparative analysis of bench-top performance assessment of distal protection filters in transient flow conditions,” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 249–260. PDF

27.      Washington, C.B., Shum, J., Muluk, S.C., and Finol, E.A., 2011, “The association of wall mechanics and morphology: a case study of abdominal aortic aneurysm growth,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 10, pp. 104501. PDF

26.      Winston, B.M., Siewiorek, G.M., Finol, E.A., and Wholey, M.H., 2011, “A case series of virtual histology intravascular ultrasound in carotid artery stenting,” Vascular Disease Management, Vol. 8, No. 8, pp. E144-E150. PDF

25.      Malve, M., Perez del Palomar, A., Chandra, S., Lopez-Villalobos, J.L., Finol, E.A., Ginel, A., and Doblare, M., 2011, “FSI analysis of a human trachea before and after prosthesis implantation,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 7, pp. 071003. PDF

24.      Basciano, C., Kleinstreuer, C., Hyun, S., and Finol, E.A., 2011, “A relation between near-wall particle-hemodynamics and onset of thrombus formation in abdominal aortic aneurysms,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 39, No. 7, pp. 2010-2026. PDF

23.      Siewiorek, G.M., Krafty, R.T., Wholey, M.H., and Finol, E.A., 2011, “The association of clinical variables and filter design with carotid artery stenting outcome,” European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 282-291. PDF

22.      Malve, M., Perez del Palomar, A., Chandra, S., Mena, A., Lopez-Villalobos, J.L., Finol, E.A., Ginel, A., and Doblare, M., 2011, “FSI analysis of a healthy and a stenotic human trachea under impedance-based boundary conditions,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 2, pp. 021001. PDF

21.      Shum, J., Martufi, G., Di Martino, E.S., Washington, C.B., Grisafi, J., Muluk, S.C., and Finol, E.A., 2011, “Quantitative assessment of abdominal aortic aneurysm geometry,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 277-286. PDF

20.      Shum, J., Xu, A., Chatnuntawech, I., and Finol, E.A., 2011, “A framework for the automatic generation of surface topologies for abdominal aortic aneurysm models,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 249-259. PDF

19.      Siewiorek, G.M. and Finol, E.A., 2010, “Computational modeling of distal protection filters,” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 777-788. PDF

18.      Shum, J., Di Martino, E.S., Goldhammer, A., Goldman, D., Acker, L., Patel, G., Ng, J.H., Martufi, G., and Finol, E.A., 2010, “Semi-automatic vessel wall detection and quantification of wall thickness in computed tomography images of human abdominal aortic aneurysms,” Medical Physics, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 638-648. PDF

17.      Siewiorek, G.M., Wholey, M.H, and Finol, E.A., 2009, “In vitro performance assessment of distal protection filters: pulsatile flow conditions,” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 735-743. PDF

16.      Rodriguez, J.F., Martufi, G., Doblare, M., and Finol, E.A., 2009, “The effect of material model formulation in the stress analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysms,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 37, No. 11, pp. 2218-2221. PDF

15.      Martufi, G., Di Martino, E.S., Amon, C.H., Muluk, S.C., and Finol, E.A., 2009, “Three-dimensional geometrical characterization of abdominal aortic aneurysms: image-based wall thickness distribution,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 6, pp. 061015. PDF

14.      Siewiorek, G.M., Finol, E.A., and Wholey, M.H., 2009, “Clinical significance and technical assessment of stent cell geometry in carotid artery stenting,” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 178-188. PDF

13.      Siewiorek, G.M., Wholey, M.H, and Finol, E.A., 2008, “Vascular resistance in the carotid artery: an in vitro investigation of embolic protection filters,” Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Vol. 19, No. 10, pp. 1467-1476. PDF

12.      Scotti, C.M., Jimenez, J., Muluk, S.C., and Finol, E.A., 2008, “Wall stress and flow dynamics in abdominal aortic aneurysms: finite element analysis vs. fluid-structure interaction,” Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 301-322. PDF

11.      Siewiorek, G.M., Eskandari, M.K., Finol, E.A., 2008, “The AngioguardTM embolic protection device,” Expert Review of Medical Devices, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 287-296. PDF

10.      Finol, E.A., Siewiorek, G.M., Scotti, C.M., Wholey, M.H, and Wholey, M.H., 2008, “Wall apposition assessment and performance comparison of distal protection filters,” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 177-185. PDF

9.  Siewiorek, G.M., Wholey, M.H, and Finol, E.A., 2007, “In vitro performance assessment of distal protection devices for carotid artery stenting: effect of physiologic anatomy on vascular resistance,” Journal of Endovascular Therapy, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 712–724. PDF

8.  Scotti, C.M. and Finol, E.A., 2007, “Compliant biomechanics of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a fluid-structure interaction study,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 85, Nos. 11-14, pp. 1097-1113. PDF

7.  Valencia, A., Guzman, A., Finol, E.A., and Amon, C.H., 2006, “Blood flow in saccular aneurysm models of the basilar artery,” ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 128, No. 4, pp. 516-526. PDF

6.  Scotti, C.M., Shkolnik, A.D., Muluk, S.C., and Finol, E.A., 2005, “Fluid-structure interaction in abdominal aortic aneurysms: Effects of asymmetry and wall thickness,” Biomedical Engineering OnLine, Vol. 4, No. 64. PDF

5.  Finol, E.A., Keyhani, K., and Amon, C.H., 2003, “The effect of asymmetry in abdominal aortic aneurysms under physiologically realistic pulsatile flow conditions,” ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 125, No. 2, pp. 207-217. PDF

4.  Finol, E.A. and Amon, C.H., 2003, “Flow dynamics in anatomical models of abdominal aortic aneurysms: Computational analysis of pulsatile flow,” Acta Científica Venezolana, Vol. 54, No.1, pp. 43-49. PDF

3.  Finol, E.A. and Amon, C.H., 2002, “Flow-induced wall shear stress in abdominal aortic aneurysms: Part II - pulsatile flow hemodynamics,” Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 319-328. PDF

2.  Finol, E.A. and Amon, C.H., 2002, “Flow-induced wall shear stress in abdominal aortic aneurysms: Part I - steady flow hemodynamics,” Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 309-318. PDF

1.  Finol, E.A. and Amon, C.H., 2001, “Blood flow in abdominal aortic aneurysms: Pulsatile flow hemodynamics,” ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 123, No. 5, pp. 474-484. PDF