Publications

Caggiano L.R., Holmes J.W., Witzenburg C.M.: Individual variability in animal-specific hemodynamic compensation following myocardial infarction. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, (2021).

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Shih E., Provenzano P., Witzenburg C.M., Barocas, V.H., Grande A., Alford, P.W.: Characterizing Tissue Remodeling and Mechanical Heterogeneity in Cerebral Aneurysms. Journal of Vascular Research, (2021).

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Witzenburg, C.M., Holmes, J.W.: The Impact of Hemodynamic Reflex Compensation Following Myocardial Infarction on Subsequent Ventricular Remodeling. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 141:9, 091010, (2019).

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Kim A.S., Witzenburg C.M., Conaway M.R., Vergales J.E., Holmes J.W., L’Ecuyer T.J., Dean P.N.: Trajectory of right ventricular indices is an early predictor of outcomes in hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Congenital Heart Disease. 14:6, 1185-1192, (2019).

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Witzenburg, C.M., Holmes, J.W.: Predicting the time course of ventricular dilation and thickening using a rapid compartmental model. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research. 11:2, 109-122, (2018).

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•  Clinical Applications of Patient-Specific Models: The Case for a Simple Approach

Graphs showing experimental and model predictions of ventricular growth following pressure and volume overload.

Witzenburg, C.M., Holmes, J.W.: A Comparison of Phenomenologic Growth Laws for Myocardial Hypertrophy. Journal of Elasticity. 129:1-2, 257-81, (2017).

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Witzenburg, C.M., Holmes, J.W.: Biomechanics of Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction. In: Ogden, R.W. and Holzapfel, G.A. (ed.) Biomechanics: Trends in Modeling and Simulation. Springer, New York, 20, 233-269, (2017).

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•  Series: Studies in Mechanobiology, Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials
•  In: Biomechanics: Trends in Modeling and Simulation
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Illustration of differences in collagen fiber alignment in histologic sections taken from the center of the infarct scar in different experimental models and imaged under polarized light.
Displacement of a representative shear lap sample, stress versus grip stretch for circumferentially orientated samples, and model results with shear stress distribution along the axis of applied deformation for a circumferentially aligned sample.

Witzenburg, C.M., Dhume, R.H., Shah, S.B., Korenczuk, C.E., Wagner, H.P., Alford, P.W., Barocas, V.H.: Failure of the Porcine Ascending Aorta: Multidirectional Experiments and a Unifying Microstructural Model. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 139, 31005–3 (2017).

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Witzenburg, C.M., Barocas, V.H.: A nonlinear anisotropic inverse method for computational dissection of inhomogeneous planar tissues. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. 19:15, 1630-46, (2016).

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Strain energy determined by the nonlinear GAIM method for all extensions plotted in strain space for both the element within the inclusion and the element just outside the inclusion.

Witzenburg, C.M., Dhume, R.Y., Lake, S.P. and Barocas, V.H., Automatic Segmentation of Mechanically Inhomogeneous Tissues Based on Deformation Gradient Jump. IEEE Transactions of Medical Imaging. 35:1, 29-41, (2016).

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Shah, S. B., Witzenburg, C.M., Hadi, M. F., Wagner, H. P., Goodrich, J. M., Alford, P. W., & Barocas, V. H. Prefailure and Failure Mechanics of the Porcine Ascending Thoracic Aorta: Experiments and a Multiscale Model. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 136:2, 021028, (2014).

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Model circumferential Green strain along the axis of pull plotted over the deformed model mesh.
Rat heart during decellularization. Sketch of sample geometry overlaid on fully decellularized rat heart, showing the circumferential and longitudinal directions.

Witzenburg, C.M., Raghupathy, R., Kren, S. M., Taylor, D. A. & Barocas, V. H. Mechanical Changes in the Rat Right Ventricle with Decellularization. Journal of Biomechanics, 45:5, 842-9, (2012).

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Raghupathy, R., Witzenburg, C.M., Lake, S. P., Sander, E. A., & Barocas, V. H. Identification of regional mechanical anisotropy in soft tissue analogs. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 133:9, 091011, (2011).

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•  Robust Image Correlation Based Strain Calculator for Tissue Systems

Comparison of alignment maps generated by the model and polarized light microscopy for 7-day and 11-day tissue engineered samples.