Numerical simulation of cerebrospinal fluid flow

Hiroshi Suito, Hideo Kawarada, Takuya Ueda

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Abstract

This study addresses the flow of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The CSF flow is crucial for health of the brain and spinal cord. Extensive knowledge of its flow is essential to the field of brain surgery. Anatomy and cross-sectional flow data, which are used as a boundary condition, are taken from MRI measurement. The fictitious domain method is adopted for representing spinal canal geometry because that geometry is very complicated. In addition, we apply a friction-type boundary condition to the permeable boundary surrounding the spinal cord.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2004
EventEuropean Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, ECCOMAS 2004 - Jyvaskyla, Finland
Duration: Jul 24 2004Jul 28 2004

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OtherEuropean Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, ECCOMAS 2004
CountryFinland
CityJyvaskyla
Period7/24/047/28/04

Keywords

  • Cerebrospinal fluid
  • Life science
  • Medical science
  • Numerical simulation
  • Porous media

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Applied Mathematics

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    Suito, H., Kawarada, H., & Ueda, T. (2004). Numerical simulation of cerebrospinal fluid flow. Paper presented at European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, ECCOMAS 2004, Jyvaskyla, Finland.