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1985 …2019
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Research profile

Frans van de Vosse leads the research group Cardiovascular Biomechanics at the department of Biomedical Engineering. His research interests are related to the computational and experimental biomechanical analysis of the cardiovascular system and its application to clinical diagnosis and intervention, cardiovascular prostheses, extracorporeal systems and medical devices. Research at the Cardiovascular Biomechanics group is directed along the topics Blood in Motion, Heart at Work, and Vessels under Stress. The common denominators are the development of computational models, experimental techniques and medical devices, for clinical diagnosis, decision support, and intervention.

Academic background

Frans van de Vosse studied Applied Physics at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e, The Netherlands) where he obtained his MSc in 1982. He earned his PhD degree from the same university in 1987 on his thesis describing the numerical analysis of carotid artery flow. From 1987 to 2001, he was lecturer in fluid mechanics with the Materials Technology group in the TU/e department of Mechanical Engineering. In 2001 he was appointed full professor in Cardiovascular Biomechanics at the department of Biomedical engineering (BMT, TU/e).

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Research Output 1985 2019

A comparative study of geometry-based methods and intra-arterial pressure measurements to assess the hemodynamic significance of equivocal iliac artery stenoses

Heinen, S. G. H., Huberts, W., van den Heuvel, D. A. F., van de Vosse, F. N., de Vries, J. P. P. M. & Delhaas, T., 1 Apr 2019, In : Vascular. 27, 2, p. 119-127 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Iliac Artery
Arterial Pressure
Pathologic Constriction
Hemodynamics
Blood Vessels

A geometry-based model for non-invasive estimation of pressure gradients over iliac artery stenoses

Heinen, S. G. H., van den Heuvel, D. A. F., de Vries, J. P. P. M., van de Vosse, F. N., Delhaas, T. & Huberts, W., 19 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 92, p. 67-75

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Iliac Artery
Pressure gradient
Pathologic Constriction
Angiography
Pressure
Open Access
File
Intravenous Administration
Theoretical Models
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Mathematical models
Fluids
Open Access
File
Coronary Artery Disease
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Coronary Artery Bypass
Myocardium
Angiography
Hypothermia
Myocardial Infarction
Temperature
Myocardial Reperfusion
Myocardium

Student theses

(Semi)automatic quantification of the internal elastic lamina fenestrae in remodeling arteries

Author: Groen, H., 30 Sep 2005

Supervisor: ter Haar Romenij, B. (Supervisor 1), van Zandvoort, M. (Supervisor 2), De Mey, J. G. (External coach) & van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Abdominal aortic aneurysms : a numerical/experimental approach

Author: Tummers, S., 30 Sep 2002

Supervisor: Baaijens, F. (Supervisor 1), Peters, G. (Supervisor 2), Rutten, M. (Supervisor 2), van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 2) & Schurink, G. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A biomechanical view on atrial fibrillation: feasibility of stretch-activated ectopic beats in the left atrium

Author: Meiburg, R., 30 Apr 2016

Supervisor: Bovendeerd, P. (Supervisor 1), Dekker, L. (Supervisor 2), Oomens, C. (Supervisor 2) & van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master