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Abstract #2353

MR-Based, Subject-Specific Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling of the Vertebro-Basilar System

Amanda Kathleen Wake1, John C. Gore1, J. Christopher Gatenby1

1Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, United States

In this study high field MR and phase contrast (PCMR) data were used to construct a subject-specific model of flow in the vertebro-basilar system. Wall shear stress (WSS) data from the model yield insight into artery bypass graft design.