Journal Papers

B.M. Fanni et al, A Proof of Concept of a Non-Invasive Image-Based Material Characterization Method for Enhanced Patient-Specific Computational Modeling, Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, 2020, 10.1007/s13239-020-00479-7

S. Celi et al, 3D printing in modern cardiology, Current Pharmaceutical Design, 2020, 10.2174/1381612826666200622132440

M.E. Biancolini et al, Fast CFD evaluation of hemodynamics assisted by RBF mesh morphing and reduced order models: the case of aTAA modelling(in press)

F. Di Bartolo et al, Penetration capability of near infrared Laguerre-Gaussian vortex beams through highly scattering media, Optics Letters, 2020, 10.1364/OL.387998

A. Zaccaria et al, Left atrial appendage occlusion device: Development and validation of a finite element model, Medical Engineering & Physics, Volume 82, pp 104-118, 2020

B.M. Fanni et al, Correlation between LAA Morphological Features and Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis for Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation Patients,  Appl. Sci. 2020, 10, 1448, 10.3390/app10041448

Vignali, E., Gasparotti, E., Capellini, K., Fanni, B. M., Landini, L., Positano, V., & Celi, S., Modelling biomechanical interaction between soft tissue and soft robotic instruments: importance of constitutive anisotropic hyperelastic formulations, The International Journal of Robotics Research. 10.1177/0278364920927476

E. Vignali et al. Design, simulation and fabrication of a 3D printed pump mimicking the left ventricle motion. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, (2019): doi: 10.1177/0391398819856892

G. Vivoli et al, Simultaneous functional and morphological assessment of left atrial appendage by 3D virtual models, Journal of Healthcare Engineering, (2019): doi: 10.1155/2019/7095845

K. Capellini et al, Computational fluid dynamic study for aTAA hemodynamics: an integrated image-based and RBF mesh morphing approachJ Biomech Eng

E. Gasparotti et al, A 3D printed melt-compounded antibiotic loaded thermoplastic polyurethane heart valve ring design: an integrated framework of experimental material tests and numerical simulations, Int J Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, (2018)  doi: 10.1080/00914037.2018.1525717

A. Boccadifuoco et al,  Validation of numerical simulations of thoracic aorta hemodynamics: comparison with in-vivo measurements and stochastic sensitivity analysis, Cardiovasc Eng Tech (2018) doi: 10.1007/s13239-018-00387-x

A. Boccadifuoco, et al, Impact of uncertainties in outflow boundary conditions on the predictions of hemodynamic simulations of ascending thoracic aortic aneurysmsComputers and Fluids (2018) doi: /10.1016/j.compfluid.2018.01.012

S. Berti et al, First-in-Human Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Procedure Guided by Real-Time 3-Dimensional Intracardiac Echocardiography, JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions,

S Celi, et al. Multimodality Imaging for Interventional Cardiology. Current Pharmaceutical Design (2017) doi: 10.2174/1381612823666170704171702

C. Chiastra et al, Reconstruction of stented coronary arteries from optical coherence tomography images: Feasibility, validation, and repeatability of a segmentation methodPLoS One (2017); doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177495

K. Capellini et al, Studio parametrico della progressione dell’aneurisma dell’aorta mediante tecniche di mesh morphing. Analisi e Calcolo (2017)

L. Geronzi et al, Advanced Radial Basis Functions Mesh Morphing for High Fidelity Fluid-Structure Interaction with Known Movement of the Walls:  simulation of an Aortic Valve. V. V. Krzhizhanovskaya et al. (Eds.): ICCS 2020, LNCS 12142, pp. 280–293, 2020. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-50433-5_22

Book Chapters

S. Celi et al, Prototipazione rapida da immagini per una medicina personalizzata, Capitolo,”Immagini biomediche: nuove tendenze in tecnologia, metodi e applicazioni”, ed. PATRON, 2018 (Capitolo 18, pag: 223-234)

L. Landini et al, Registrazione e fusione di immagini multimodali, Capitolo, “Immagini biomediche: nuove tendenze in tecnologia, metodi e applicazioni”, ed. PATRON, 2018 (Capitolo 3, pag: 37-48)

S. Celi and S. Berti, Biomechanics and FE Modelling of Aneurysm: Review and Advances in Computational Models, Aneurysm, Yasuo Murai, IntechOpen, doi: 10.5772/46030

Conference Proceedings

E. Gasparotti et al, Analysis of non-animal methods and models for research in cardiovascular disease, Biomedical Science and Engineering 2019; volume 3(s3):112, doi: 10.4081/bse.2019.112

M.N. Antonuccio et al, Effects of the distribution in space of the velocity-inlet condition in hemodynamic simulations of the thoracic aorta, Rojas I., Valenzuela O., Rojas F., Herrera L., Ortuño F. (eds) Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering. IWBBIO 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12108. Springer, Cham, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-45385-5_6

E. Vignali et al, Development of a fully controllable real-time pump to reproduce left ventricle physiological flow, Carcaterra A., Paolone A., Graziani G. (eds) Proceedings of XXIV AIMETA Conference 2019. AIMETA 2019. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Cham, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-41057-5_74

A. Mariotti et al, Numerical and experimental uncertainty quantification study of ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm hemodynamics, Carcaterra A., Paolone A., Graziani G. (eds) Proceedings of XXIV AIMETA Conference 2019. AIMETA 2019. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Cham, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-41057-5_73

M.N. Antonuccio et al, Towards the translation of patient-specific CFD simulations into clinics: an integrated approach for a non-invasive study of aortic coarctation, VPH 2020

L. Geronzi et al, A novel fast high-fidelity numerical approach based on rbf mesh morphing to evaluate the performances of a polymeric heart valve, ICTAM 2020, in press

M.N. Antonuccio et al, Numerical simulation of blood flow in the thoracic aorta: stochastic sensitivity analysis to inlet velocity spatial distribution, ICTAM 2020

F. Di Bartolo, Penetration Depth Increase of Near Infrared Vortex Light through Turbid Media, CLEO 2020

B.M. Fanni et al, A novel image-based formulation for enhanced patient-specific in silico simulations of cardiovascular interventions, International CAE Conference 2019

K. Capellini et al, A novel FSI approach for the study of the aorta hemodynamics: an integrated imaged based and RBF mesh morphing technique, International CAE Conference 2019

F. Danielli et al,  Numerical Model of a Left Atrial Appendage Occluder, International CAE Conference 2019

E. Gasparotti et al, A novel FSI-RBF mesh morphing environment to design a new polymeric aortic valve, International CAE Conference 2019

M.N. Antonuccio et al, An integrated CFD and UQ approach to assess hemodynamic alteration in the Aortic Coarctation, International CAE Conference 2019

E. Vignali et al, In silico evaluation of a patient specific ATAA case through experimental mechano microstructural characterization, International CAE Conference 2019

K. Capellini et al, In-silico assessment of thrombosis risk: a CFD study of left atrial and left atrial appendage, ESB-Ita 2019

K. Capellini et al, A coupled CFD and RBF mesh morphing technique as surrogate for one-way FSI study, ESB-Ita 2019,

B. M. Fanni et al, A corrected formulation for the image-based inferring of patient-specific material properties, ESB-Ita 2019

E. Gasparotti et al, In silico healthcare: first human simulations of Cardioband® procedure for mitral regurgitation, ESB-Ita 2019

E. Vignali et al, Biaxial and optomechanical characterization of soft tissues: a novel setup and experimental tests, ESB-Ita 2019

E. Gasparotti et al, A combined approach of numerical simulation and additive manufacturing technique for in-silico and in-vitro testing of a 3D printing-based aortic polymeric heart valve, SIM AM Proceedings, 2019

B.M. Fanni et al, A numerical and 3D printing framework for the in vivo mechanical assessment of patient-specific cardiovascular structures, SIM AM Proceedings, 2019

A. Mariotti et al, Stochastic analysis of the effect of inlet conditions in the hemodynamics simulation of a thoracic aortic aneurysm, Workshop on Frontiers of Uncertainty Quantification in Fluid Dynamics 11–13 September 2019, Pisa, Italy

M. N. Antonuccio, An integrated approach of uncertainty quantification and 3D MRI techniques in guiding CFD analysis for a non-invasive study of aortic coarctation, Workshop on Frontiers of Uncertainty Quantification in Fluid Dynamics 11–13 September 2019, Pisa, Italy

G Turini et al, Software Framework for VR-Enabled Transcatheter Valve Implantation in Unity, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2019;11613:376-384, doi. 10.1007/978-3-030-25965-5_28

G Turini et al, Patient specific virtual and physical simulation platform for surgical robot movability evaluation in single-access robot-assisted minimally-invasive cardiothoracic surgery, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 211-220, 2017

Conference Abstracts published on indexed Journals

K. Capellini et al, 3D printing and 3D virtual models for surgical and percutaneous planning of Congenital Heart Diseases, VISAPP 2020 10.5220/0009160702810287

B.M. Fanni et al, Importance of left atrium fluid dynamics for the planning of LAA closure procedure: an integrated computational fluid dynamics and morphological study, European Heart Journal 2018;39 (Issue Supplement 1):1290 ESC 2018, Munich (ESC Best Poster Awards)

E Vignali, et al A morphological and mechano-biological comparison between ascending thoracic aneurysms with bicuspid and tricuspid valves via in-vivo and ex-vivo investigation. European Heart Journal 2017;38(Suppl. 1):825-826 (P3975) (ESC Travel Awards)

A. Malacarne et al, High-Speed 2D-Scan for Optical Coherence Tomography, 20th Italian National Conference on Photonic Technologies (Fotonica 2018), doi:  10.1049/cp.2018.1656

Conference Abstracts

E. Vignali et al, Development of a custom mock circulatory loop for in-vitro study of patient specific aortic branch, ISMCS 2019, Bologna, Italy

D. Haxhiademi et al, Platelet function tests in VA ECMO patients – Can we read between the lines? ISMCS 2019, Bologna, Italy

B.M. Fanni et al, Indirect evaluation of material properties of large blood vessels based on in silico and in vitro models,  ESB 2019 Congress

F. Di Bartolo et al, Optomechanical characterization of soft biological tissues: an integration of biaxial test and sals technique,  ESB 2019 Congress

B.M. Fanni et al,  A modified formulation of the QA method for inferring materials properties for enhanced patient-specific computational models, BioMedEng 2019

C. Groth et al, The medical digital twin assisted by Reduced Order Models and Mesh Morphing, International CAE conference and exibition, 2018, Vicenza, Italy

F. Falconi, High-Speed 2D-Scan for Optical Coherence Tomography, Fotonica AEIT Italian conference on photonics technologies, 2018

B.M. Fanni et al, 3D printed models for the mechanical characterization of cardiovascular structures,Proceedings of IDBN 2018, pp. 54-56

E. Vignali et al, 3D Printing of an antibiotic-loaded heart valve ring prosthesis in thermoplastic polyurethane: fabrication, testing and simulation, Proceedings of IDBN 2018, pp. 60-62

Z. Manigrasso et al, Design of a novel 3D printed mock cardiac pump: in-silico and experimental evaluation,Proceedings of IDBN 2018, pp. 57-59

Z. Manigrasso et al, A novel 3D printed bioinspired cardiac pneumatic pump: from design to numerical and experimental study,VPH 2018, Zaragoza, Spain, 2018

B.M. Fanni et al, An integrated image-based framework for the mechanical characterization of patient-specific blood vessels, VPH 2018, Zaragoza, Spain, 2018

E. Vignali et al, Towards non-invasive assessment of human aortic tissue microstructure: Diffusion Tensor Imaging for collagen fiber detection, GNB, Milano, 2018, pp: 1-4

E. Vignali et al, Ascending thoracic aortic FE simulation by integrating patient-specific data from imaging, mechanical properties and histological data, WCB 2018

E. Gasparotti et al, Towards a patient-specific finite element simulation of Cardioband procedure for the treatment of mitral regurgitation, WCB 2018

B.M. Fanni et al, Image-based mechanical characterization of large blood vessels for patient-specific simulations, WCB 2018

A. Boccadifuoco, A. Mariotti, K. Capellini, S. Celi, M.V. Salvetti,  Impact of uncertainties in inlet conditions on the hemodynamic simulation in ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms, WCB 2018

E. Gasparotti et al, Melt Compounded Biocompatible Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) for the Engineering of 3D printed Aortic Heart Valve Ring: Design, Fabrication, Testing and Simulation, ISBPPB 2018

E Vignali, K Capellini, P Losi, M Murzi, PA Farneti, V Positano, L Landini, S Celi. A morphological and histo-mechanical study for ascending aorta aneurisms in BAV and TAV patients. 23rd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, July 2 – 5, 2017, Seville, Spain

E Gasparotti, E Vignali, K Capellini, G Vivoli, AG Cerillo, V Positano, S Berti, L Landini, S Celi. A FE tool to simulate a trans-catheter anchor-based system for mitral valve regurgitation. Proceedings of the VII Annual Meeting Italian Chapter of the European Society of Biomechanics 2017:57

BM Fanni, E Gasparotti, S Celi, V Positano, F Faita, N Di Lascio, L Landini, S Schievano, C Capelli. Image-based mechanical characterization of large blood vessels. Proceedings of the VII Annual Meeting Italian Chapter of the European Society of Biomechanics 2017:35

S. Porziani et al, Hemo-Elastic study of ascending thoracic aorta aneurysms through RBF mesh morphing, CAE Conference 2018

G Vivoli, E Gasparotti, M Rezzaghi, M Mariani, V Positano, S Berti, L Landini, S Celi. 3D left atrial appendage modelling: a multimodal imaging approach. Proceedings of the VII Annual Meeting Italian Chapter of the European Society of Biomechanics 2017:59

K Capellini, E Costa, ME Biancolini, E Vignali, V Positano, L Landini, S Celi. An image-based and RBF mesh morphing CFD simulation for aTAA hemodynamic, Proceedings of the VII Annual Meeting Italian Chapter of the European Society of Biomechanics 2017:25

Selection of past publications:

A Boccadifuoco, A Mariotti, S Celi, N Martini,  MV Salvetti, Uncertainty quantification in numerical simulations of the flow in thoracic aortic aneurysms, Proceedings of the 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, ECCOMAS Congress, 3:6226-6249, 2016

AG Cerillo, T Gasbarri, S Celi, M Murzi, G Trianni, M Ravani, M, Solinas, S Berti, Transapical Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation for Failed Mitral Bioprostheses: Gradient, Symptoms, and Functional Status in 18 High-Risk Patients Up to 5 YearsAnn Thorac Surg. 2016, 102(4):1289-95.

Celi S, Berti S., Three-dimensional sensitivity assessment of thoracic aortic aneurysm wall stress: a probabilistic finite-element studyEur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014, 45(3):467-75

Celi S, Berti S., In-vivo segmentation and quantification of coronary lesions by optical coherence tomography images for a lesion type definition and stenosis grading, Med Image Anal. 2014, 18(7): 1157-68

Celi S, Vaghetti M, Palmieri C, Berti S., Coronary calcium analysis by OCT: looking forward an imaging algorithm for an automatic 3D quantificationInt J Cardiol. 2013, 168(3): 2958-60