Basic Principles of Hemodynamics

  • Fridon Todua
  • Dudana Gachechiladze


Just as hydrodynamics describe the motion of fluids, especially “ideal” liquid-water, and the interaction of the fluid with its boundaries, hemodynamics studies flow characteristics of blood and its interaction with the walls of the vessels and different obstacles in their lumen. The underlying principles of fluid mechanics applied to the flow of blood are a complex subject, which is discussed in detail in a number of tests including those by Strakee and Westerhof (1993), Wolf and Fobbe (1995), and Allan et al. (2000).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fridon Todua
    • 1
  • Dudana Gachechiladze
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNational Academy of Sciences of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, I. Javakhishili Tbilisi State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyProgramme of Caucasus UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  3. 3.Department of Ultrasound DiagnosticsNational Medical Academy of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical MedicineTbilisiGeorgia

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