Call for papers: Mechanics and fluid dynamics in cardiovascular disease

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders warmly welcomes submissions to its new Collection on mechanics and fluid dynamics in cardiovascular disease
Call for papers: Mechanics and fluid dynamics in cardiovascular disease
Like

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders is calling for submissions to our Collection on Mechanics and fluid dynamics in cardiovascular disease. The study of cardiovascular mechanics and blood flow dynamics can help us understand the mechanisms underlying various cardiovascular diseases, including atherosclerosis, aneurysms, valve dysfunction and heart failure. 

This approach can address numerous challenges in cardiovascular medicine, including the detection of early-stage disease, risk stratification, the replacement of invasive techniques, and the need for patient-specific treatment planning. However, advances are needed to improve data assimilation methods, model accuracy, reduce the computational complexity of fluid dynamic simulations, and the implementation of flow-related biomarkers of disease into the clinic. 

To help address this need and support SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing, BMC Cardiovascular Disorders invites authors to submit articles applying mechanics and fluid dynamics principles in cardiovascular research and medicine.

Meet the Guest Editors

Francesco Capuano: Polytechnic University of Catalonia - Barcelona Tech, Spain

Dr Francesco Capuano is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fluid Mechanics at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC). He received a PhD in Engineering from the University of Naples “Federico II” in 2015. His research is focused on developing high-fidelity and robust computational techniques for modeling and analysis of multiscale, multiphysics problems in engineering and biological systems. Particular emphasis is given to scale-resolving and physics compatible simulations of turbulent flows, cardiovascular biomechanics, and biological fluid dynamics. He has long-standing collaborations with clinical cardiologists aimed at identifying novel diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers of disease based on advanced blood flow analysis.

Isabella Leo: Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy

Dr Isabella Leo, MD, Cardiologist, PhD is currently a Research Associate in Cardiology at Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy. Her PhD project focused on a novel non-invasive quantification tool of intracardiac fluid dynamics. She has a special interest in multi-modality cardiovascular imaging and particularly in advanced echocardiography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance. She has been a clinical fellow in MRI for two years at Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital, London and she has currently ongoing scientific collaborations with the CMR Department of the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals. 

Submission Guidelines

This Collection welcomes submission of original Research Articles. Should you wish to submit a different article type, please read our submission guidelines to confirm that type is accepted by the journal. Articles for this Collection should be submitted via our submission system, Snapp. During the submission process you will be asked whether you are submitting to a Collection, please select "Mechanics and fluid dynamics in cardiovascular disease" from the dropdown menu.

Articles will undergo the journal’s standard peer-review process and are subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. Articles will be added to the Collection as they are published.

The Editors have no competing interests with the submissions which they handle through the peer review process. The peer review of any submissions for which the Editors have competing interests is handled by another Editorial Board Member who has no competing interests.

Submission Status: Open   |   Submission Deadline: 28 May 2024

Please sign in or register for FREE

If you are a registered user on Research Communities by Springer Nature, please sign in

Subscribe to the Topic

Cardiovascular Diseases
Life Sciences > Health Sciences > Clinical Medicine > Diseases > Cardiovascular Diseases
Health Care
Life Sciences > Health Sciences > Health Care

Related Collections

With collections, you can get published faster and increase your visibility.

Perioperative management in cardiac surgery

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders is calling for submissions to our Collection on Perioperative management in cardiac surgery. Perioperative management plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safety, efficacy, and overall success of surgical procedures, emphasizing meticulous planning, seamless coordination between healthcare providers, and continuous monitoring. This Collection aims to explore areas such as minimally invasive surgical techniques, advancements in anesthesia protocols, personalized treatment plans, and the integration of cutting-edge technologies that have further revolutionized perioperative care. By carefully tailoring anesthesia, fluid administration, and hemodynamic support, clinicians can balance ensuring adequate tissue perfusion and mitigating the risks associated with surgical stress. These developments have significantly contributed to improved patient outcomes, reduced recovery times, and enhanced overall surgical experiences. Additionally, vigilant perioperative monitoring enables timely identification and intervention in the event of unforeseen complications, such as arrhythmias or fluctuations in blood pressure. Specialized approaches like enhanced recovery protocols not only expedite recuperation but also enhance overall patient satisfaction. In support of SDG 3: Good Health & Wellbeing, this Collection seeks contributions that address a spectrum of topics, including but not limited to: • Fluid responsiveness • Hemodynamic monitoring techniques • Cardiogenic shock management • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) • Acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery • Advances in heart transplantation • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) • Enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery

Publishing Model: Open Access

Deadline: Aug 27, 2024

Mechanics and fluid dynamics in cardiovascular disease

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders is calling for submissions to our Collection on Mechanics and fluid dynamics in cardiovascular disease.The study of cardiovascular mechanics and blood flow dynamics can help us understand the mechanisms underlying various cardiovascular diseases, including atherosclerosis, aneurysms, valve dysfunction and heart failure. This approach can address numerous challenges in cardiovascular medicine, including the detection of early-stage disease, risk stratification, the replacement of invasive techniques, and the need for patient-specific treatment planning. However, advances are needed to improve data assimilation methods, model accuracy, reduce the computational complexity of fluid dynamic simulations, and the implementation of flow-related biomarkers of disease into the clinic. To help address this need and support SDG3: Good Health and Wellbeing, BMC Cardiovascular Disorders invites authors to submit articles applying mechanics and fluid dynamics principles in cardiovascular research and medicine.

Publishing Model: Open Access

Deadline: May 28, 2024