Finite Element Analysis of Stent Expansion Considering Stent, Artery and Plaque Interaction

유한요소 해석방법을 이용한 스텐트와 혈관, Plaque의 상호작용에 관한 연구

  • 김성민 (건국대학교 의학공학부) ;
  • 박성윤 (건국대학교 일반대학원 의학공학과)
  • Published : 2006.10.01


In this paper, results are presented by nonlinear finite element simulations in order to analy the interactions between the stent and artery or plaque. Maximum of von Mises stress was calculated in the contacting areas between the stent and the artery. The simulated results show that the distal end of stent, which tilts after expansion, may injure the artery wall. In conclusion, this study may help designing new stents.



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