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From Medical Images to CFD Meshes

Cebral, J.R. and Rainald Lohner

Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.321-331, October 1999


Institute for Computational Sciences and Informatics
George Mason University, M.S. 4C7, Fairfax, VA 22030

Several image processing operators are combined with various computational geometry techniques, in order to quickly generate discrete surface representations of arteries from medical images. These surface representations are then used to generate finite element meshes suitable for CFD calculations of blood flow in arteries.

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