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Could the heat sink effect of blood flow inside large vessels protect the vessel wall from thermal damage during RF-assisted surgical resection?

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Could the heat sink effect of blood flow inside large vessels protect the vessel wall from thermal damage during RF-assisted surgical resection?

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González Suárez, A.; Trujillo Guillen, M.; Burdío, F.; Andaluz, A.; Berjano, E. (2014). Could the heat sink effect of blood flow inside large vessels protect the vessel wall from thermal damage during RF-assisted surgical resection?. Medical Physics. 41(8):083301-1-83301-13. doi:10.1118/1.4890103

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Title: Could the heat sink effect of blood flow inside large vessels protect the vessel wall from thermal damage during RF-assisted surgical resection?
Author: González Suárez, Ana Trujillo Guillen, Macarena Burdío, Fernando Andaluz, Anna Berjano, Enrique
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Matemática Aplicada - Departament de Matemàtica Aplicada
Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ingeniería Electrónica - Departament d'Enginyeria Electrònica
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Purpose: To assess by means of computer simulations whether the heat sink effect inside a large vessel (portal vein) could protect the vessel wall from thermal damage close to an internally cooled electrode during ...[+]
Subjects: Blood flow , Computer modeling , Heat sink effect , In vivo model , Large vessels , Radiofrequency-assisted resection
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Medical Physics. (issn: 0094-2405 )
DOI: 10.1118/1.4890103
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American Association of Physicists in Medicine: Medical Physics
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4890103
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This work received financial support from the Spanish "Plan Nacional de I+D+I del Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovacion" Grant No. TEC2011-27133-C02-01 and -02, also from the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (INNOVA11-01-5502; ...[+]
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