Motile cilia mediated flow improves sensitivity and temporal resolution of olfactory computations

Current Biology, accepted 2016

Jurisch-Yaksi N, Uslu FE, Pekkan K, Yaksi E

Increased Energy Loss Due to Twist and Offset Buckling of the Total Cavopulmonary Connection

Journal of Medical Devices

Oguz G N, Piskin S, Ermek E, Donmazov S, Altekin N, Arnaz A, Pekkan K

Tetralogy of Fallot surgical repair: Shunt configurations, ductus arteriosus and the Circle of Willis

Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology

Piskin S, Unal G, Arnaz A, Sarioglu T, Pekkan K


Hemodynamics ofpatient-specific aorta-pulmonaryshunt configurations

Journal of Biomechanics

Piskin S, Altin HF, Yildiz O, Bakir I, Pekkan K

Time-Series Interactions of Gene Expression, Vascular Growth and Hemodynamics during Early Embryonic Arterial Development


Goktas S, Uslu FE, Kowalski WJ, Ermek E, Keller BB, Pekkan K

Characterization of zebrafish larvae suction feeding flow using μPIV and optical coherence tomography

Experiments in Fluids, 2016, 57:112

Pekkan K, Chang B, Uslu F, Mani K, Chen CY, Holzman R


Non-invasive in vivo determination of residual strains and stresses

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

Donmezov S, Piskin S, Pekkan K

Hemodynamic Flow Visualization of Early Embryonic Great Vessels Using μPIV

Methods in Molecular Biology: Tissue Morphogenesis,1189:17-30

Goktas S, Chen CY, Kowalski WJ, Pekkan K

Growth and hemodynamics after early embryonic aortic arch occlusion

Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology

Lindsey SE et. al.

Experimental and Computational Investigation of the Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Pressure Field

Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 18(9):981-992

Antón R, et. al

Neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass hemodynamics with detailed Circle of Willis anatomy

Artificial Organs

Piskin S, Undar A, Pekkan K

Outcomes of the 10th international conference on pediatric mechanical circulatory support systems and pediatric cardiopulmonary perfusion.

Artificial Organs, 39(1)

Ündar A, Ravishankar C, Wang S, Pekkan K, Akçevin A, Luciani GB.


Characterization of the vessel geometry, flow mechanics and wall shear stress in the great arteries of wild-type mouse embryo


Yap CH, Liu X, Pekkan K

Left atrial ligation alters intracardiac flow patterns and biomechanical landscape in the chick embryo

Developmental Dynamics

Kowalski et. al.

Effect of intraluminal thrombus on patient-specific abdominal aortic aneurysm hemodynamics via stereoscopic PIV and CFD modeling

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

Chen CY et. al.

Outcomes of the ninth international conference on pediatric mechanical circulatory support systems and pediatric cardiopulmonary perfusion

Artificial Organs 2014; 38 (1)

Ündar A et. al.

Investigating Developmental Cardiovascular Biomechanics and the Epigenetic Origins of Congenital Heart Defects

Frontiers in Physiology

Kowalski W, Pekkan K, Keller BB


Aortic Outflow Cannula Tip Design and Orientation impacts Cerebral Perfusion During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass Procedures

Annals of Biomedical Engineering

Menon et.al.

High-speed three-dimensional characterization of fluid flows induced by micro-objects in deep microchannels

BioChip Journal, June 2013

Chen and Pekkan

Guest Editorial: Special Issue on Fetal Hemodynamics, Developmental Fetal Cardiovascular Biomechanics in the 21st Century

Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, March 2013

Pekkan and Keller

Critical transitions in early embryonic aortic arch patterning and hemodynamics

PLOS ONE, 8(3):e60271

Kowalski, Dur, et. al.

Patient-specific hemodynamic performance of Fontan conversion templates: Lateral tunnel vs. intra-atrial with fenestration

Cardiology in the Young

Hong, Dur, et. al.

Time-resolved OCT-μPIV: A new microscopic PIV technique for noninvasive depth-resolved pulsatile flow profile acquisition

Experiments in Fluids, 54:1426

Chen, Menon, et. al.

Computer modeling for the prediction of thoracic aortic stent graft collapse

Journal of Vascular Surgery

Pasta, Chod, et. al.

Characterization of neonatal aortic cannula jet flow regimes for improved cardiopulmonary bypass

Journal of Biomechanics, 46(2):362-72

Menon, Teslovich, et. al.

Pre-Surgical Evaluation of Fontan Connection Options for Patients with Apicocaval Juxtaposition, using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Artificial Organs, 37(1):E1-8

Menon, Yoshida, Pekkan

Variability of CFD Solutions for Pressure and Flow in a Giant Aneurysm: The SBC2012 CFD Challenge

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

Steinman, et. al.

Novel fenestration designs for controlled venous flow shunting in failing Fontans with systemic

Artificial Organs, 37(1):66-75

Priti, Menon, et. al.

Total cavopulmonary connection for patients with apicocaval juxtaposition: Consideration about the optimal route of conduit using preoperative angiography and flow simulation

European Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, March 2013

Yoshida, et.al.


Computational hemodynamic optimization predicts dominant aortic arch selection is driven by embryonic outflow tract orientation in the chick embryo

Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 11(7):1057:73

Kowalski, Teslovich, et. al.

Visualization of flow structures in Fontan patients using 3-dimensional phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging

Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 143(5):1108-16

Sundareswaran, Haggerty, et. al.

Istanbul symposium on neonatal and pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass procedures

Artificial Organs, 36(5):463-6

Ündar A, Alkan-Bozkaya, et. al.

Mechanotransduction in embryonic vascular development

Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 11(8):1149-68

Pekkan and Roman

Pulsatile venous waveform quality in Fontan Circulation-Clinical implicatons, Venous Assist Options and The Future

The Anatolian Journal of Cardiology, 12(5):420-6

Kocyildirim, Dur, et. al.

Cannulation strategy for aortic arch reconstruction using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest

Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 94(2):614-20

deZelicourt, Jung, et. al.

Pulsatile venous waveform quality affects the conduit performance in functional and ''failing'' Fontan circulations

Cardiology in the Young, 22(3):251-62

Dur, Kocyildirim, et. al.


Analysis of early embryonic great-vessel microcirculation in Zebrafish using high-speed confocal µPIV

Biorheology, 48(5):305-21

Chen, Patrick, et. al.

Hemodynamics of the hepatic venous three-vessel confluences using particle image velocimetry

Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 39(9):2398-416

Lara, Chen, et. al.

Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction with bicuspid valved polytetrafluoroethylene conduit

Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 91(4):1235-9

Yoshida, Wearden, et.al.

Interaction between alk1 and blood flow in development of arteriovenous malformations

Development, 138(8):1573-82

Corti, Young, et.al.

Computer-aided patient-specific coronary artery graft design improvements using CFD coupled shape optimizer

Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, 2(1): 35-47

Dur, Coskun, et.al.

Pulmonary hepatic flow distribution in total cavopulmonary connections: extracardiac versus intracardiac

Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,141(1):207-14

Dasi, Whitehead, et. al.


In vitro evaluation of right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction with bicuspid valved polytetrafluoroethylene conduit

Artificial Organs, 34(11):1010-1016

Dur, Yoshida, et.al.

Optimization of inflow waveform phase-difference for minimized total cavopulmonary power loss

ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 132(3):031012

Dur, DeGroff, et.al.

Mechanobiology and the microcirculation: cellular, nuclear and fluid mechanics

Microcirculation, 17(3):179-91

Dahl, Kalinowski, Pekkan

Three-Dimensional chemical profile manipulation using two-dimensional autonomous microfluidic control

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132(4):1339-47

Y. Kim, Pekkan, Messner, LeDuc


Pulsatile in vitro simulation of pediatric univentricular circulation for the evaluation of cardiopulmonary assist scenarios

Artificial Organs, 33(11):967-976

Dur, Lara et.al.

Aortic arch morphogenesis and flow modeling in the chick embryo

Annals of Biomedical Engineering,37(6):1069-81

Wang, Dur, et.al.

Hemodynamic performance of stage-2 univentricular reconstruction: Glenn vs. hemi-Fontan templates

Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 37(1):50-63

Pekkan, Dasi, et.al.

Mitral Web - A new concept for mitral valve repair: improved engineering design and in-vitro studies

Journal of Heart Valve Disease, 18 (3): 300-6

Erek, Padala, et.al.


Patient-specific surgical planning and hemodynamic computational fluid dynamics optimization through free-form haptic anatomy editing tool (SURGEM)

Medical & biological engineering & computing, 46(11):1139-52

Pekkan, Withed, et.al.

The total cavopulmonary connection resistance: A significant impact on single ventricle hemodynamics at rest and exercise

American Journal of Physiology (Heart Circ Physiol), 295(6): H2427-35

Sundareswaran, Pekkan, et.al.

Modified control grid interpolation for the volumetric reconstruction of fluid flows

Experiments in Fluids, 45(6): 987-97

Frakes, Pekkan, et.al.

Neonatal aortic arch hemodynamics and perfusion during cardiopulmonary bypass

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 130 (6): 120-32

Pekkan, Dur, et.al.

Functional analysis of Fontan energy dissipation

Journal of Biomechanics, 41 (10): 2246-2252

Dasi, Pekkan, et.al.

In vitro hemodynamic investigation of the embryonic aortic arch at late gestation

Journal of Biomechanics, 41 (8): 1697-1706

Pekkan, Dasi, et.al.

Quantitative analysis of extracardiac versus intraatrial Fontan anatomic geometries

Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 85 (3): 810-817

Krishnankutty, Dasi , et.al.

A new method for registration-based medical image interpolation

IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 27 (3): 370-377

Frakes, Dasi , et.al.


Progress in the CFD modeling of flow instabilities in anatomical total cavopulmonary connections

Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 35 (11): 1840-1856

Wang, Pekkan, et.al. (Results featured on the cover illustration)

Introduction of a new optimized total cavopulmonary connection

Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 83 (6): 2182-2190

Soerensen, Pekkan, et.al.


Flow study of an extracardiac connection with persistent left superior vena cava

Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,131 (4): 785-789

de Zélicourt , Pekkan, et.al. (Results featured on the cover illustration)


Coupling pediatric ventricle assist devices to the Fontan circulation: simulations with a lumped-parameter model

ASAIO Journal, 51 (5): 618-628

Pekkan, Frakes, et.al.

Total cavopulmonary connection flow with functional left pulmonary artery stenosis: angioplasty and fenestration in vitro

Circulation, 112 (21): 3264-3271

Pekkan, Kitajima, et.al.

In vitro flow analysis of a patient-specific intraatrial total cavopulmonary connection

Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 79 (6): 2094-2102

de Zélicourt , Pekkan, et.al.

Single-step stereolithography of complex anatomical models for optical flow measurements

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 127 (1): 204-207

de Zélicourt , Pekkan, et.al.

Physics-driven CFD modeling of complex anatomical cardiovascular flows-a TCPC case study

Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 33 (3): 264-300

Pekkan, de Zélicourt, et.al.

Three-dimensional velocity field reconstruction

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 126 (6): 727-735

Frakes, Smith, et.al.


The effects of different mesh generation methods on computational fluid dynamic analysis and power loss assessment in total cavopulmonary connection

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 126 (5): 594-603

Liu, Pekkan, et.al.

Oscillating Couette flow for in vitro cell loading

Journal of Biomechanics, 37 (6): 939-942

Nalim, Pekkan, et.al.


Two-dimensional flow and NOx emissions in deflagrative internal combustion wave rotor configurations

Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power,125 (3): 720-733

Pekkan, Nalim


Computer aided design and five-axis milling of centrifugal impellers

Heating Ventilating and Piping Journal (Tesisat Dergisi), 34 (3): 197-204

Pekkan, Eralp (in turkish)

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