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2020
• Guzzetti, S; Mansilla Alvarez, LA; Blanco, PJ; Carlberg, KT; Veneziani, A. Propagating uncertainties in large-scale hemodynamics models via network uncertainty quantification and reduced-order modeling. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 358, p. 112626, 2020.
2019
• Pérez Zerpa, JM; Maso Talou, GD; Blanco, PJ. A new robust formulation for optical-flow/material identification problems. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 351, p. 766-788, 2019.
• Müller, LO; Caiazzo, A; Blanco, PJ. Reduced-order unscented Kalman filter with observations in the frequency domain: application to computational hemodynamics. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, v. 66, p. 1269-1276, 2019.
• Bhogal, P; Yeo, LL; Müller, LO; Blanco, PJ. The effects of cerebral vasospasm on cerebral blood flow and the effects of induced hypertension: a mathematical modelling study. Interventional Neurology, v. 8, p. 152-163, 2019.
• Hideo-Kajita, A; and Bezerra, CG; Ozaki, Y; Dan, K; Melaku, GD; Pinton, FA; Falcão, BAA; Mariani, J; Bulant, CA; Maso-Talou, GD; Esteves, A; Blanco, PJ; Waksman, R; Garcia-Garcia, HM; Lemos, PA. 500.05 Comparison Between Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) vs. Computational Fractional Flow Reserve Derived from Three-dimensional Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUSFR) and Quantitative Flow Ratio (QFR). JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, v. 12, p. S40, 2019.
• Bezerra, CG; Hideo-Kajita, A; Bulant, CA; Maso Talou, GD; Mariani, J; Pinton, FA; Falcão, BAA; Filho, AE; Franken, M; Feijóo, RA; Kalil-Filho, R; Garcia-Garcia, HM; Blanco, PJ, Lemos, PA. Coronary fractional flow reserve derived from intravascular ultrasound imaging: Validation of a new computational method of fusion between anatomy and physiology. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, v. 93, p. 266-274, 2019.
• Mansilla Alvarez, LA; Blanco, PJ; Bulant, CA; Feijóo, RA. Towards fast hemodynamic simulations in large-scale circulatory networks. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 344, p. 734-765, 2019.
2018
• Blanco, PJ; Bulant, CA; Müller, LO; Maso Talou, GD; Guedes Bezerra, C; Lemos, PA; Feijóo, RA. Comparison of 1D and 3D models for the estimation of fractional flow reserve. Scientific Reports, v. 8, p. 17275, 2018.
• Bezerra, CG; Lemos, PA; Pinton, FA; Müller, LO; Bulant, CA; Maso Talou, GD; Feijóo, RA; Filho, AE; Blanco, PJ. TCT-619 Comparison of one-dimensional (1D) and three-dimensional (3D) models for the estimation of coronary fractional flow reserve through cardiovascular imaging. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, v. 72, p. B248, 2018.
• Hideo-Kajita, A; Garcia-Garcia, H; Bezerra, CG; Pinton, FA; Falcão, BAA; Mariani, J; Bulant, CA; Maso Talou, GD; Filho, AE; Blanco, PJ; Lemos, PA. TCT-308 Comparison between fractional flow reserve (FFR) and Computational fractional flow reserve derived from three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound (FFR-IVUS), percentage of diameter stenosis by visual estimation and bi-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, v. 72, p. B127, 2018.
• Rocha, FF; Blanco, PJ; Sánchez, PJ; Feijóo, RA. Multi-scale modelling of arterial tissue: Linking networks of fibres to continua. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 341, p. 740-787, 2018.
• Turello, DF; Sánchez, PJ, Blanco, PJ, Pinto, F. A variational approach to embed 1D beam models into 3D solid continua. Computers & Structures, v. 206, p. 145-168, 2018.
• Koltukluoğlu, TS; Blanco, PJ. Boundary control in computational haemodynamics. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, v. 847, p. 329-364, 2018.
• Maso Talou, GD; Blanco, PJ; Ares, GD; Guedes Bezerra, C; Lemos, PA; Feijóo, RA. Mechanical characterization of the vessel wall by data assimilation of intravascular ultrasound studies. Frontiers in Physiology, v. 9, p. 292, 2018.
• Safaei, S; Blanco, PJ; Müller, LO; Hellevik, LR; Hunter, PJ. Bond Graph Model of Cerebral Circulation: Toward Clinically Feasible Systemic Blood Flow Simulations. Frontiers in Physiology, v. 9, p. 148, 2018.
• Durka, MJ; Wong, IH; Kallmes, DF; Pasalic, D; Mut, F; Jagani, M; Blanco, PJ; Cebral, JR; Robertson, AM. A data driven approach for addressing the lack of flow waveform data in studies of cerebral arterial flow in older adults. Physiological Measurement, v. 39, p. 015006, 2018.
• Bulant, CA; Blanco, PJ; Clausse, A; Guedes Bezerra, C; Lima, TP; Ávila, LFR, Lemos, PA; Feijóo, RA. Thermodynamic analogies for the characterization of 3D human coronary arteries. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, v. 40, p. 163-170, 2018.
2017
• Blanco, PJ; Müller, LO; Spence, JD. Blood pressure gradients in cerebral arteries: a clue to pathogenesis of cerebral small vessel disease. Stroke and Vascular Neurology, v. 3, p. e000087, 2017.
• Bezerra, CG; Pinton, FA; Falcão, BAA; Mariani, J; Bulant, CA; Maso Talou, GD; Filho, AE; Blanco, PJ; Lemos, PA. TCT-72 Computational fractional flow reserve derived from three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound: a new algorithm of fusion between anatomy and physiology. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, v. 70, p. B31-B32, 2017.
• Caiazzo, A; Caforio, F; Montecinos, G; Müller, LO; Blanco, PJ; Toro, EF. Assessment of reduced-order unscented Kalman filter for parameter identification in one-dimensional blood flow models using experimental data. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 33, p. e2843, 2017.
• Mansilla Alvarez, LA; Blanco, PJ; Bulant, CA; Dari, EA; Veneziani, A; Feijóo, RA. Transversally Enriched Pipe Element Method (TEPEM). An effective numerical approach for blood flow modeling. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 33, p. e2808, 2017.
• Ares, GD; Blanco, PJ; Urquiza, SA; Feijóo, RA. Identification of residual stresses in multi-layered arterial wall tissues using a variational framework. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 319, p. 287-313, 2017.
• Maso Talou, GD; Blanco, PJ; Larrabide, I; Guedes Bezerra, C; Lemos, PA; Feijóo, RA. Registration methods for IVUS: transversal and longitudinal transducer motion compensation. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, v. 64, p. 890-903, 2017.
• Bulant, CA; Blanco, PJ; Müller, LO; Scharfstein, J; Svensjö, E. Computer-aided quantification of microvascular networks: Application to alterations due to pathological angiogenesis in the hamster. Microvascular Research, v. 112, p. 53-64, 2017.
• Bulant, CA; Blanco, PJ; Lima, TP; Assunção Jr, AN; Liberato, G; Parga, JR; Ávila, LFR; Pereira, AC; Feijóo, RA; Lemos, PA. A computational framework to characterize and compare the geometry of coronary networks. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 33, p. e02800, 2017.
• Bulant, CA; Blanco, PJ; Maso Talou, GD; Guedes Bezerra, C; Lemos, PA; Feijóo, RA. A head-to-head comparison between CT- and IVUS-derived coronary blood flow models. Journal of Biomechanics, v. 51, p. 65-76, 2017.
• Blanco, PJ; Clausse, A; Feijóo, RA. Homogenization of the Navier–Stokes equations by means of the Multi-scale Virtual Power Principle. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 315, p. 760-779, 2017.
• Bulant, CA; Blanco, PJ; Clausse, A; Assunção Jr, AN; Lima, TP; Ávila, LFR; Feijóo, RA; Lemos, PA. Association between three-dimensional vessel geometry and the presence of atherosclerotic plaques in the left anterior descending coronary artery of high-risk patients. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, v. 31, p. 569-575, 2017.
2016
• Bezerra, CG; Bulant, CA; Maso Talou, GD; Mariani, J; Falcão, BAA; Pinton, FA; Feijóo, RA; Filho, AE; Blanco, PJ; Lemos, PA. TCT-535 Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) blood flow model, how we can improve it? Insights based on comparison with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) tridimensional model. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, v. 68, p. B216, 2016
• Bezerra, CG; Maso Talou, GD; Bulant, CA; Mariani, J; Pinton, FA; Falcão, BAA; Filho, AE; Feijóo, RA; Lemos, PA; Blanco, PJ. TCT-573 Head-to-head comparison between coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) tridimensional models: a geometric point of view. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, v. 68, p. B232, 2016
• Safaei, S; Bradley, CP; Suresh, V; Mithraratne, K; Muller, A; Ho, H; Ladd, D; Hellevik, LR; Omholt, SW; Chase, JG; Müller, LO; Watanabe, SM; Blanco, PJ; De Bono, B; Hunter, PJ. Roadmap for cardiovascular circulation model. Journal of Physiology, v. 594, p. 6909-6928, 2016.
• Müller, LO; Blanco, PJ; Watanabe, SM; Feijóo, RA. A high-order local time stepping finite volume solver for one-dimensional blood flow simulations: application to the ADAN model. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 32, p. e02761, 2016.
• Toro, S; Sánchez, PJ; Podestá, JM; Blanco, PJ; Huespe, AE; Feijóo, RA. Cohesive surface model for fracture based on a two-scale formulation: computational implementation aspects. Computational Mechanics, v. 58, p. 549-585, 2016.
• Bulant, CA; Blanco, PJ; Pereira, AC; Lima, TP; Assunção Jr, AN; Liberato, G; Bezerra, CG; Parga, JR; Ávila, LFR; Feijóo, RA; Lemos, PA On the search of arterial geometry heritability. International Journal of Cardiology, v. 221, p. 1013-1021, 2016.
• Blanco, PJ; Sánchez, PJ; de Souza Neto, EA; Feijóo, RA. The Method of Multiscale Virtual Power for the derivation of a second order mechanical model. Mechanics of Materials, v. 99, p. 53-67, 2016.
• Blanco, PJ; Müller, LO; Watanabe, SM; Feijóo, RA. Computational modeling of blood flow steal phenomena caused by subclavian stenoses. Journal of Biomechanics, v. 49, p. 1593-1600, 2016.
• Blanco, PJ; Ares, GD; Urquiza, SA; Feijóo, RA. On the effect of preload and pre-stretch on hemodynamic simulations: an integrative approach. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, v. 15, p. 593-627, 2016.
• Blanco, PJ; Sánchez, PJ; de Souza Neto, EA; Feijóo, RA. Variational foundations and generalized unified theory of RVE-based multiscale models. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, v. 23, p. 191-253, 2016.
• Müller, LO; Leugering, G; Blanco, PJ. Consistent treatment of viscoelastic effects at junctions in one-dimensional blood flow models. Journal of Computational Physics, v. 314, p. 167-193, 2016.
• Trenhago, PR; Fernandes, LG, Müller, LO; Blanco, PJ; Feijóo, RA. An integrated mathematical model of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 32, p. e02736, 2016.
• Toro, S; Sánchez, PJ; Blanco, PJ; de Souza Neto EA; Huespe, AE; Feijóo, RA. Multiscale formulation for material failure accounting for cohesive cracks at the macro and micro scales. International Journal of Plasticity, v. 76, p. 75-110, 2016.
2015
• Guedes Bezerra, C; Maso Talou, GD; Bulant, CA; Falcão, BAA; Mariani Jr, J; Blanco, PJ; Feijóo, RA; Lemos, PA. Three-dimensional reconstruction of coronary arteries based on the integration of intravascular ultrasound and conventional angiography. Revista Brasileira de Cardiologia Invasiva, v. 23, p. 134-138, 2015.
• Maso Talou, GD; Larrabide, I; Blanco, PJ; Bezerra, CG; Lemos PA; Feijóo, RA. Improving cardiac phase extraction in IVUS studies by integration of gating methods. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, v. 62, p. 2867-2877, 2015.
• Boileau, E; Nithiarasu, P; Blanco, PJ; Müller, LO; Fossan, FE; Hellevik, LR; Donders, WP; Huberts, W; Willemet, M; Alastruey, J. A benchmark study of numerical schemes for one-dimensional arterial blood flow modelling. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 31, p. e02732, 2015.
• Müller, LO; Blanco, PJ. A high order approximation of hyperbolic conservation laws in networks: Application to one-dimensional blood flow. Journal of Computational Physics, v. 300, p. 423-437, 2015.
• Golbert, DR; Blanco, PJ; Clausse, A; Feijóo, RA. On the search of more stable second-order lattice-Boltzmann schemes in confined flows. Journal of Computational Physics, v. 294, p. 605-618, 2015.
• Blanco, PJ; Watanabe, SM; Passos, MARF; Lemos, PA; Feijóo, RA. An anatomically detailed arterial network model for one-dimensional computational hemodynamics. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, v. 62, p. 736-753, 2015.
• de Souza Neto, EA; Blanco, PJ; Sánchez, PJ; Feijóo, RA. An RVE-based multiscale theory of solids with micro-scale inertia and body force effects. Mechanics of Materials, v. 80, p. 136-144, 2015.
• Blanco, PJ; Mansilla Alvarez, LA; Feijóo, RA. Hybrid element-based approximation for the Navier-Stokes equations in pipe-like domains. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 283, p. 971-993, 2015.
2014
• Toro, S; Sánchez, PJ; Huespe, AE; Giusti, SM; Blanco, PJ; Feijóo, RA. A two-scale failure model for heterogeneous materials: numerical implementation based on the finite element method. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, v. 97, p. 313-351, 2014.
• Blanco, PJ; Giusti, SM. Thermomechanical multiscale constitutive modeling: accounting for microstructural thermal effects. Journal of Elasticity, v. 115, p. 27-46, 2014.
• Blanco, PJ; Watanabe, SM; Dari, EA; Passos, MARF; Feijóo, RA. Blood flow distribution in an anatomically detailed arterial network model: criteria and algorithms. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, v. 13, p. 1303-1330, 2014.
2013
• Blanco, PJ; Leiva, JS; Buscaglia, GC. A black-box decomposition approach for coupling heterogeneous components in hemodynamics simulations. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 29, p. 408-427, 2013.
• Sánchez, PJ; Blanco, PJ; Huespe, AE; Feijóo, RA. Failure-Oriented Multi-scale Variational Formulation: Micro-structures with nucleation and evolution of softening bands. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 257, p. 221-247, 2013.
• Blanco, PJ; Feijóo, RA. A dimensionally-heterogeneous closed-loop model for the cardiovascular system and its applications. Medical Engineering & Physics, v. 35, p. 652-667, 2013.
• Blanco, PJ; de Queiroz, RAB; Feijóo, RA. A computational approach to generate concurrent arterial networks in vascular territories. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 29, p. 601-614, 2013.
• Malossi, ACI; Blanco, PJ; Crosetto, P; Deparis, S; Quarteroni, A. Implicit Coupling of One-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Blood Flow Models with Compliant Vessels. Multiscale Modeling & Simulation, v. 11, p. 474-506, 2013.
• Watanabe, SM; Blanco, PJ; Feijóo, RA. Mathematical Model of Blood Flow in an Anatomically Detailed Arterial Network of the Arm. ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis, v. 47, p. 961-985, 2013.
• Blanco, PJ; Deparis, S; Malossi, ACI. On the continuity of mean total normal stress in geometrical multiscale cardiovascular problems. Journal of Computational Physics, v. 251, p. 136-155, 2013.
2012
• Golbert, DR; Blanco, PJ; Clausse, A; Feijóo, RA. Tuning a lattice-Boltzmann model for applications in computational hemodynamics. Medical Engineering & Physics, v. 34, p. 339-349, 2012.
• Blanco, PJ; Trenhago, PR; Fernandes, LG; Feijóo, RA. On the integration of the baroreflex control mechanism in a heterogeneous model of the cardiovascular system. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 28, p. 412-433, 2012.
• Malossi, ACI; Blanco, PJ; Deparis, S. A two-level time step technique for the partitioned solution of one-dimensional arterial networks. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 237, p. 212-226, 2012.
• Blanco, PJ; Watanabe, SM; Feijóo, RA. Identification of vascular territory resistances in one-dimensional hemodynamics simulations. Journal of Biomechanics, v. 45, p. 2066-2073, 2012.
• Larrabide, I; Blanco, PJ; Urquiza, SA; Dari, EA; Vénere, MJ; de Souza e Silva, NA; Feijóo, RA. HeMoLab Hemodynamics Modelling Laboratory: An application for modelling the human cardiovascular system. Computers in Biology and Medicine, v. 42, p. 993-1004, 2012.
• Hadlich, MS; Oliveira, GMM; Feijóo, RA; Azevedo, CF; Tura, BR; Ziemer, PGP; Blanco, PJ; Pina, G; Meira, M; de Souza e Silva, NA. Software livre e de código aberto para avaliação de imagens de angiotomografia de coronárias. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, v. 99, p. 944-951, 2012.
2011
• Blanco, PJ; Pivello, MR; Urquiza, SA; de Souza e Silva, NA; Feijóo, RA. Coupled models technology in multi-scale computational hemodynamics. International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, v. 5, p. 132-156, 2011.
• Blanco, PJ; Leiva, JS; Feijóo, RA; Buscaglia, GC. Black-box decomposition approach for computational hemodynamics: One-dimensional models. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 200, p. 1389-1405, 2011.
• Leiva, JS; Blanco, PJ; Buscaglia, GC. Partitioned analysis for dimensionally-heterogeneous hydraulic networks. Multiscale Modeling & Simulation, v. 9, p. 872-903, 2011.
• Blanco, PJ; Gervasio, P; Quarteroni, A. Extended variational formulation for heterogeneous partial differential equations. Computational Methods in Applied Mathematics, v. 11, p. 141-172, 2011.
• Blanco, PJ; Discacciati, M; Quarteroni, A. Modeling dimensionally-heterogeneous problems: analysis, approximation and applications. Numerische Mathematik, v. 119, p. 299-335, 2011.
• Malossi, ACI; Blanco, PJ; Deparis, S; Quarteroni, A. Algorithms for the partitioned solution of weakly coupled fluid models for cardiovascular flows. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 27, p. 2035-2057, 2011.
2010
• Leiva, JS; Blanco, PJ; Buscaglia, GC. Iterative strong coupling of dimensionally heterogeneous models. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, v. 81, p. 1558-1580, 2010.
• Blanco, PJ; Urquiza, SA; Feijóo, RA. Assessing the influence of heart rate in local hemodynamics through coupled 3D-1D-0D models. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, v. 23, p. 890-903, 2010.
2009
• Giusti, SM; Blanco, PJ; de Souza Neto, EA; Feijóo, RA. An assessment of the Gurson yield criterion by a computational multi-scale approach. Engineering Computations, v. 26, p. 281-301, 2009.
• Blanco, PJ; Pivello, MR; Urquiza, SA; Feijóo, RA. On the potentialities of 3D 1D coupled models in hemodynamics simulations. Journal of Biomechanics, v. 42, p. 919-930, 2009.
• Blanco, PJ; Feijóo, RA. Sensitivity analysis in kinematically incompatible models. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 198, p. 3287-3298, 2009.
2008
• Blanco, PJ; Feijóo, RA; urquiza, SA. A variational approach for coupling kinematically incompatible structural models. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 197, p. 1577-1602, 2008.
• Blanco, PJ; Feijóo, RA ; Dari, EA. A variational framework for fluid-solid interaction problems based on immersed domains: Theoretical bases. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 197, p. 2353-2371, 2008.
2007
• Blanco, PJ; Feijóo, RA; Urquiza, SA. A unified variational approach for coupling 3D-1D flow models and its blood flow applications. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 196, p. 4391-4410, 2007.
2006
• Urquiza, SA; Blanco, PJ; Vénere, MJ; Feijóo, RA. Multidimensional modelling for the carotid artery blood flow. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, v. 195, n.33, p. 4002-4017, 2006.

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