Least Squares Finite Element Method for Hepatic Sinusoidal Blood Flow

Fleurianne Bertrand, Lena Lambers, Tim Ricken

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The simulation of complex biological systems such as the description of blood flow in organs requires a lot of computational power as well as a detailed description of the organ physiology. We present a novel Least-Squares discretization method for the simulation of sinusoidal blood flow in liver lobules using a porous medium approach for the liver tissue. The scaling of the different Least-Squares terms leads to a robust algorithm and the inherent error estimator provides an efficient refinement strategy.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2020
Externally publishedYes


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