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It si a pleasure to invite you to:

World Biomechanics Symposium 1998

Cardiovascular Biomechanics

Tuesday, December 8, 1998
Agorazaal 1, Hoofdgebouw
Free University, De Boelelaan 1105
Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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PROGRAM

10.00. Registration and coffee

10.30 Welcome

Presentation of the Nominees of
the World Biomechanics Promotieprijs
L. Blankevoort (Secretary General, Stichting World Biomechanics

Introduction to the 1998 Low-Lands Biomechanics Award
Lecture
Th. Arts (1998 Host, Stichting World Biomechanics)

10.45
1998 Low-Lands Biomechanics Award Lecture
Mechanical properties of cardiovascular tissues and cells
F. Yin (Washington University, St. Louis, MO)

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BETWEEN HEART AND CIRCULATION

11.45
Interaction between the heart and the arterial system
N. Westerhof (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam)

12.05
Mechanics of the coronary circulation
J.A.E. Spaan (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

12.30 Lunch

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HEART

13.30
Models of heart mechanics and functional adaptation
Th. Arts (Universiteit Maastricht)
13.50
Evaluation of regional heart function by MRI-tagging
J.T. Marcus (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam)

14.10
Evaluation of global heart function
P. Steendijk (Rijksuniversiteit Leiden)

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MAJOR ARTERIES

14.30
Synthetic fiber reinforced heart valve prosthesis
G. Cacciola (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven)

14.50
Modeling of blood flow in large arteries
F. Gijsen (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven)

15.10
Flow profiles in the coronary circulation
R. Krams (Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam)

15.30 Tea break

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PERIPHERAL AND MICROCIRCULATION

15.50
Wall mechanics of arterioles
P. Sipkema (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam)

16.10
Nonlinear dynamics in space and time domain in
the microcirculation
D.W. Slaaf (Universiteit Maastricht)

16.30
Mechanical properties of the glycocalyx
H. Vink (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

16.50
Presentation of the World Biomechanics Promotieprijs 1998
Jury Chairman

17.00 Drinks and snacks.

18.00 Diner buffet

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Registration
Early registration, before November 20, 1998 NLG 40,00
Late registration NLG 60,00
Student Early registration, before November 20, 1998 NLG 20,00
Student late registration NLG 30,00

Diner buffet, only with early registration NLG 40,00

Register by sending the registration form.
Payment either by cheque (bank- , giro- or eurocheque,
Dutch only) or by bank transfer to:
Postbank N.V. Amsterdam acc. no. 43 39 272, Vrije Universiteit
Please mention: "Kostenplaats 2413112 World Biomechanics"
Make sure that your name and address are mentioned on
the bank transfer. On-site registration preferably by
cash payment. Lunch is included in the registration fee

Please send registration form to:
Secretariaat Stichting World Biomechanics Tel 024 361 3366
800 Orthopedie, AZN/KUN,Postbus 9101 Fax 024 354 0555
NL-6500 HB NIJMEGEN Email Ortho_sec@orthp.azn.nl
The Netherlands
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