Jose Padilla's research while affiliated with Los Angeles City College and other places

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Roughly one-third of all strokes are caused by an embolus traveling to a cerebral artery and blocking blood flow in the brain. The objective of this study is to gain a detailed understanding of the dynamics of embolic particles within arteries. Patient computed tomography image is used to construct a three-dimensional model of the carotid bifurcati...


... Some computational studies of emboli dynamics are available [3], [4], [5]. Choi's study focused on the comparison between atrial brillation and normal heart ow with emboli in the size range of 2 to 6 millimeters. ...