Journal

Gerhard A. Holzapfel [link]

Co-Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of the Journal "Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology", Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg. Since 2002: appears six times a year (together with Professor P. Hunter, University of Auckland, New Zealand, continuing on Professor L. Taber, Washington University in St. Louis, USA and Professor J.D. Humphrey, Yale University, USA).

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(2016 Impact Factor: 3.323)

Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed), Books, Book Chapters (since 2000)

[In Press] [2017] [2016] [2015] [2014] [2013] [2012] [2011] [2010] [2009] [2008] [2007] [2006] [2005] [2004] [2003] [2002] [2001] [2000]

In Press

S. Budday, G. Sommer, G.A. Holzapfel, P. Steinmann, and E. Kuhl [pdf]

Viscoelastic parameter identification of human brain tissue.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, in press.

S. Budday, G. Sommer, J. Haybaeck, P. Steinmann, G.A. Holzapfel and E. Kuhl [pdf]

Rheological characterization of human brain tissue.
Acta Biomaterialia, in press.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

On fiber dispersion models: exclusion of compressed fibers and spurious model comparisons.
Journal of Elasticity, in press.

K. Li, R.W. Ogden and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

An exponential constitutive model excluding fibers under compression: application to extension–inflation of a residually stressed carotid artery.
Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, in press.

2017

S. Budday, G. Sommer, C. Birkl, C. Langkammer, J. Haybaeck, J. Kohnert, M. Bauer, F. Paulsen, P. Steinmann, E. Kuhl, G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Mechanical characterization of human brain tissue.
Acta Biomaterialia, 48:319-340, 2017.

B. Fereidoonnezhad, R. Naghdabadi, S. Sohrabpour and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A mechanobiological model for damage-induced growth in arterial tissue with application to in-stent restenosis.
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 101:311-327, 2017.

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Microstructure and mechanics of human aortas in health and disease.
In: G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden (eds.), "Biomechanics: Trends in Modeling and Simulation", Studies in Mechanobiology, Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials, Springer Nature, (2017) 157-192.

G.A. Holzapfel and B. Fereidoonnezhad [pdf]

Modeling of damage in soft biological tissues.
In: Y. Payan and J. Ohayon (eds.), "Biomechanics of Living Organs. Hyperelastic Constitutive Laws for Finite Element Modeling", Chapter 5, Academic Press, (2017) 101-123.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden (Eds.) [link]

Biomechanics: Trends in Modeling and Simulation.
Springer, 2017.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Comparison of two model frameworks for fiber dispersion in the elasticity of soft biological tissues.
European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 66:193-200, 2017.

L.A. Mihai, S. Budday, G.A. Holzapfel, E. Kuhl and A. Goriely [pdf]

A family of hyperelastic models for human brain tissue.
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 106:60–79, 2017.

S.-I. Murtada, J.D. Humphrey and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Multiscale and multiaxial mechanics of vascular smooth muscle.
Biophysical Journal, 113:714–727, 2017.

2016

B. Fereidoonnezhad, R. Naghdabadi and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Stress softening and permanent deformation in human aortas: continuum and computational modeling with application to arterial clamping.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 61:600-616, 2016.

R. Gehwolf, A. Wagner, C. Lehner, A. Bradshaw, C. Scharler, J.A. Niestrawska, G.A. Holzapfel, H.-C. Bauer, H. Tempfer and A. Traweger [pdf]

Pleiotropic roles of the matricellular protein Sparc in tendon maturation and ageing.
Scientific Reports, 6:32635, 2016.

O. Gültekin, H. Dal and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A phase-field approach to model fracture of arterial walls: theory and finite element analysis.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, special issue "Phase Field Approaches to Fracture", 312:542-566, 2016.

O. Gültekin, G. Sommer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

An orthotropic viscoelastic model for the passive myocardium: continuum basis and numerical treatment.
Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 19:1647-1664, 2016.

K. Li, R.W. Ogden and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Computational method for excluding fibers under compression in modeling soft fibrous solids.
European Journal of Mechanics – A/Solids, 57:178-193, 2016.

J.A. Niestrawska, C. Viertler, P. Regitnig, T.U. Cohnert, G. Sommer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Microstructure and mechanics of healthy and aneurysmatic abdominal aortas: experimental analysis and modeling.
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 13:20160620, 2016.

D.M. Pierce, M.J. Unterberger, W. Trobin, T. Ricken and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A microstructurally based continuum model of cartilage viscoelasticity and permeability incorporating measured statistical fiber orientations.
Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 15:229-244, 2016.

C. Sherif, E. Herbich, R. Plasenzotti, H. Bergmeister, U. Windberger, G. Mach, G. Sommer, G.A. Holzapfel, T. Haider, M. Krssak and G. Kleinpeter [pdf]

Very large and giant microsurgical bifurcation aneurysms in rabbits: Proof of feasibility and comparability using computational fluid dynamics and biomechanical testing.
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 268:7-13, 2016.

G. Sommer, S. Sherifova, P.J. Oberwalder, O.E. Dapunt, P.A. Ursomanno, A. DeAnda, B.E. Griffith and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Mechanical strength of aneurysmatic and dissected human thoracic aortas at different shear loading modes.
Journal of Biomechanics, 49:2374-2382, 2016.

J. Stålhand and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Length adaptation of smooth muscle contractile filaments inresponse to sustained activation.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 397:13–21, 2016.

J. Stålhand, R.M. McMeeking and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

On the thermodynamics of smooth muscle contraction.
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 94:490-503, 2016.

J. Tong, Y. Cheng and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Mechanical assessment of arterial dissection in health and disease: advancements and challenges.
Journal of Biomechanics, 49:2366-2373, 2016.

2015

L. Bollmann, D.E. Koser, R. Shahapure, H.O. Gautier, G.A. Holzapfel, G. Scarcelli, M.C. Gather, E. Ulbricht and K. Franze [pdf]

Microglia mechanics: immune activation alters traction forces and durotaxis.
Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 9:363, 2015.

A. Goriely, M.G.D. Geers, G.A. Holzapfel, J. Jayamohan, A. Jérusalem, S. Sivaloganathan, W. Squier, J.A.W. van Dommelen, S. Waters and E. Kuhl [pdf]

Mechanics of the brain: perspectives, challenges, and opportunities.
Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 14:931-965, 2015.

A. Grytsan, P.N. Watton and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A thick-walled fluid–solid–growth model of abdominal aortic aneurysm evolution: application to a patient-specific geometry.
Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 137:031008 (10 pages), 2015.

G.A. Holzapfel, J.A. Niestrawska, R.W. Ogden, A.J. Reinisch and A.J. Schriefl [pdf]

Modelling non-symmetric collagen fibre dispersion in arterial walls.
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12:20150188, 2015.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

On the tension–compression switch in soft fibrous solids.
European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 49:561-569, 2015.

D.M. Pierce, T.E. Fastl, B. Rodriguez-Vila, P. Verbrugghe, I. Fourneau, G. Maleux, P. Herijgers, E.J. Gomez and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A method for incorporating three-dimensional residual stretches/stresses into patient-specific finite element simulations of arteries.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 47:147-164, 2015.

D.M. Pierce, F. Maier, H. Weisbecker, C. Viertler, P. Verbrugghe, N. Famaey, I. Fourneau, P. Herijgers and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Human thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysmal tissues: damage experiments, statistical analysis and constitutive modeling.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 41:92-107, 2015.

N. Qi, H. Gao, R.W. Ogden, N.A. Hill, G.A. Holzapfel, H. Han and X. Luo [pdf]

Investigation of the optimal collagen fibre orientation in human iliac arteries.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 52: 108-119, 2015.

A.J. Schriefl, T. Schmidt, D. Balzani, G. Sommer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Selective enzymatic removal of elastin and collagen from human abdominal aortas: uniaxial mechanical response and constitutive modeling.
Acta Biomaterialia, 17:125-136, 2015.

G. Sommer, D.Ch. Haspinger, M. Andrä, M. Sacherer, Ch. Viertler, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Quantification of shear deformations and corresponding stresses in the biaxially tested human myocardium.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 43:2334-2348, 2015.

G. Sommer, A.J. Schriefl, M. Andrä, M. Sacherer, Ch. Viertler, H.Wolinski and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Biomechanical properties and microstructure of human ventricular myocardium.
Acta Biomaterialia, 24:172–192, 2015.

J. Tong, T. Cohnert and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Diameter-related variations of geometrical, mechanical and mass fraction data in the anterior portion of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 49:262-270, 2015.

J. Tong and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Structure, mechanics, and histology of intraluminal thrombi in abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 43:1488–1501, 2015.

H. Weisbecker, M.J. Unterberger and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Constitutive modelling of arteries considering fibre recruitment and three-dimensional fibre distribution.
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12:20150111, 2015.

2014

C.M. Augustin, G.A. Holzapfel and O. Steinbach [pdf]

Classical and all-floating FETI methods for the simulation of arterial tissues.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 99:290-312, 2014.

G.A. Holzapfel, J.J. Mulvihill, E.M. Cunnane and M.T. Walsh [pdf]

Computational approaches for analyzing the mechanics of atherosclerotic plaques: A review.
Journal of Biomechanics, 47:859-869, 2014.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Letter to the Editor Re "How should we measure and report elasticity of aortic tissue".
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 47:110-111, 2014.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Letter to the Editor Re "Measurement of the uniaxial mechanical properties of healthy and atherosclerotic human coronary arteries".
Materials Science and Engineering C, 34:491-492, 2014.

G.A. Holzapfel, M.J. Unterberger and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

An affine continuum mechanical model for cross-linked F-actin networks with compliant linker proteins.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 38:78-90, 2014.

S. Murtada and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Investigating the role of smooth muscle cells in large elastic arteries: a finite element analysis.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 358:1-10, 2014.

D. Roy, G.A. Holzapfel, C. Kauffmann and G. Soulez [pdf]

Finite element analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysms: geometrical and structural reconstruction with application of an anisotropic material model.
IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 79:1011-1026, 2014.

T. Schmidt, D. Balzani and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Statistical approach for a continuum description of damage evolution in soft collagenous tissues.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 278:41-61, 2014.

J. Tarjuelo‐Gutierrez, B. Rodriguez‐Vila, D.M. Pierce, T.E. Fastl, P. Verbrugghe, I. Fourneau, G. Maleux, P. Herijgers, G.A. Holzapfel and E.J. Gomez [pdf]

High-quality conforming hexahedral meshes of patient-specific abdominal aortic aneurysms including their intraluminal thrombi.
Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 52:159-168, 2014.

J. Tong, T. Cohnert, P. Regitnig, J. Kohlbacher, R. Birner-Gruenberger, A.J. Schriefl, G. Sommer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Variations of dissection properties and mass fractions with thrombus age in human abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Journal of Biomechanics, 47:14-23, 2014.

M.J. Unterberger and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Advances in the mechanical modeling of filamentous actin and its cross-linked networks on multiple scales.
Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 13:1155-1174, 2014.

M.J. Unterberger, H. Weisbecker and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Mechanical modeling of rheometer experiments: applications to rubber and actin networks.
International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 67:300-307, 2014.

M.T. Walsh, E.M. Cunnane, J.J. Mulvihill, A.C. Akyildiz, F.J.H. Gijsen and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Uniaxial tensile testing approaches for characterisation of atherosclerotic plaques.
Journal of Biomechanics, 47:793-804, 2014.

H. Weisbecker, D.M. Pierce and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A generalized prestressing algorithm for finite element simulations of pre-loaded geometries with application to the aorta.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, 30:857–872, 2014.

2013

T.S.E. Eriksson, A.J. Prassl, G. Plank and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Influence of myocardial fiber/sheet orientations on left ventricular mechanical contraction.
Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 18:592-606, 2013.

T.S.E. Eriksson, A.J. Prassl, G. Plank and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modeling the dispersion in electro-mechanically coupled myocardium.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, 29:1267-1284, 2013.

N. Famaey, E. Kuhl, G.A. Holzapfel and J. Vander Sloten [pdf]

Cardiovascular tissue damage: an experimental and computational framework.
In: G.A. Holzapfel and E. Kuhl (eds.), "Computer Models in Biomechanics", Chapter 10, Springer, (2013) 129-148.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Elasticity of biopolymer filaments.
Acta Biomaterialia, 9:7320-7325, 2013.

G.A. Holzapfel, J. Tong and T.U. Cohnert [pdf]

Biomechanical behavior of diseased arteries: tissue dissection, gender difference and mass fraction in abdominal aortic aneurysms.
In: N. Chakfé, B. Durand and W. Meichelboeck (eds.), "ESVB 2013 – New Endovascular Technologies – From Bench Test to Clinical Practice", Chapter 31, Geprovas, Strasbourg, France, (2013), 299-316.

S. Murtada and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A mathematical approach for studying Ca2+-regulated smooth muscle contraction.
In: G.A. Holzapfel and E. Kuhl (eds.), "Computer Models in Biomechanics", Chapter 4, Springer, (2013) 45-62.

D.M. Pierce, T. Ricken and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A hyperelastic biphasic fiber-reinforced model of articular cartilage considering distributed collagen fiber orientations: continuum basis, computational aspects and applications.
Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 16:1344–1361, 2013.

D.M. Pierce, T. Ricken and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modeling sample/patient-specific structural and diffusional response of cartilage employing DT-MRI.
Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, 29:807-821, 2013.

A.J. Schriefl, H. Wolinski, P. Regitnig, S.D. Kohlwein and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

An automated approach for 3D quantification of fibrillar structures in optically cleared soft biological tissues.
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 10:20120760, 2013.

G. Sommer, M. Eder, L. Kovacs, H. Pathak, L. Bonitz, C. Mueller, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Multiaxial mechanical properties and constitutive modeling of human adipose tissue: a basis for preoperative simulations in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Acta Biomaterialia, 9:9036-9048, 2013.

G. Sommer, A. Schriefl, G. Zeindlinger, A. Katzensteiner, H. Ainödhofer, A. Saxena and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Multiaxial mechanical response and constitutive modeling of esophageal tissues: Impact on esophageal tissue engineering.
Acta Biomaterialia, 9:9379-9391, 2013.

J. Stålhand, A. Klarbring and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modeling of smooth muscle activation.
In: G.A. Holzapfel and E. Kuhl (eds.), "Computer Models in Biomechanics", Chapter 6, Springer, (2013) 77-89.

J. Tong, A.J. Schriefl, T. Cohnert and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Gender differences in biomechanical properties, thrombus age, mass fraction and clinical factors of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 45:364-372, 2013.

M.J. Unterberger, K.M. Schmoller, A.R. Bausch and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A new approach to model cross-linked actin networks: Multi-scale continuum formulation and computational analysis.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 22:95–114, 2013.

M.J. Unterberger, K.M. Schmoller, C. Wurm, A.R. Bausch and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Viscoelasticity of cross-linked actin networks: experimental tests, mechanical modeling and finite element analysis.
Acta Biomaterialia, 9:7343-7353, 2013.

A. Valentín, J.D. Humphrey and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A finite element-based constrained mixture implementation for arterial growth, remodeling, and adaptation: theory and numerical verification.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, 29:822-849, 2013.

H. Weisbecker, C. Viertler, D.M. Pierce and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

The role of elastin and collagen in the softening behavior of the human thoracic aortic media.
Journal of Biomechanics, 46:1859-1865, 2013.

2012

D. Balzani, S. Brinkhues and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Constitutive framework for the modeling of damage in collagenous soft tissues with application to arterial walls.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 213–216:139–151, 2012.

N. Famaey, G. Sommer, J. Vander Sloten and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Arterial clamping: Finite element simulation and in vivo validation.
Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 12:107-118, 2012.

G.A. Holzapfel and E. Kuhl (eds.) [link]

Computer Models in Biomechanics. From Nano to Macro.
Springer, 2012.

J.D. Humphrey and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Mechanics, mechanobiology, and modeling of human abdominal aorta and aneurysms.
Journal of Biomechanics, 45:805-814, 2012.

S.C. Murtada, A. Arner and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Experiments and mechanochemical modeling of smooth muscle contraction: significance of filament overlap.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 297:176–186, 2012.

A.J. Schriefl, G. Zeindlinger, D.M. Pierce, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Determination of the layer-specific distributed collagen fiber orientations in human thoracic and abdominal aortas and common iliac arteries.
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 9:1275-1286, 2012.

A.J. Schriefl, M.J. Collins, D.M. Pierce, G.A. Holzapfel, L.E. Niklason and J.D. Humphrey [pdf]

Remodeling of intramural thrombus and collagen in an Ang-II infusion ApoE-/- model of dissecting aortic aneurysms.
Thrombosis Research, 130:e139-e146, 2012.

A.J. Schriefl, A.J. Reinisch, S. Sankaran, D.M. Pierce and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Quantitative assessment of collagen fiber orientations from 2D images of soft biological tissues.
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 9:3081-3093, 2012.

G. Sommer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Constitutive modeling of the biaxial mechanical response of intact and layer-dissected human carotid arteries.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 5:116–128, 2012.

A. Valentín and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Constrained mixture models as tools for testing competing hypotheses in arterial biomechanics. A brief survey.
Mechanics Research Communications, 42:126–133, 2012.

H. Weisbecker, D.M. Pierce, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Layer-specific damage experiments and modeling of human thoracic and abdominal aortas with non-atherosclerotic intimal thickening.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 12:93-106, 2012.

2011

D. Ambrosi, G.A. Ateshian, E.M. Arruda, S.C. Cowin, J. Dumais, A. Goriely, G.A. Holzapfel, J.D. Humphrey, R. Kemkemer, E. Kuhl, J.E. Olberding, L.A. Taber and K. Garikipati [pdf]

Perspectives on biological growth and remodeling.
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 59:863-883, 2011.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

On the bending and stretching elasticity of biopolymer filaments.
Journal of Elasticity, 104:319-342, 2011.

G.A. Holzapfel, J. Tong, P. Regitnig and T.U. Cohnert [pdf]

Recent advances in the biomechanics of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
In: N. Chakfé, B. Durand and W. Meichelboeck (eds.), "ESVB 2011 – New Endovascular Technologies – From Bench Test to Clinical Practice", Chapter 3, Europrot, Strasbourg, France (2011), 23-40.

M.B. Lilledahl, D.M. Pierce, T. Ricken, G.A. Holzapfel and C. de Lange Davies [pdf]

Structural analysis of articular cartilage using multiphoton microscopy: input for biomechanical modeling.
IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 30:1635-1648, 2011.

J. Stålhand, A. Klarbring and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A mechanochemical 3D continuum model for smooth muscle contraction under finite strains.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 268:120-130, 2011.

J. Tong, G. Sommer, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Dissection properties and mechanical strength of tissue components in human carotid bifurcations.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 39:1703-1719, 2011.

J. Tong, T. Cohnert, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Effects of age on the elastic properties of the intraluminal thrombus and the thrombus-covered wall in abdominal aortic aneurysms: biaxial extension behavior and material modeling.
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 42:207-219, 2011.

A. Valentín, J.D. Humphrey and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A multi-layered computational model of coupled elastin degradation, vasoactive dysfunction, and collagenous stiffening in aortic aging.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 39: 2027-2045, 2011.

P.N. Watton, A. Selimovic, N.B. Raberger, P. Huang, G.A. Holzapfel and Y. Ventikos [pdf]

Modelling evolution and the evolving mechanical environment of saccular cerebral aneurysms.
Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 10:109-132, 2011.

P.N. Watton, Y. Ventikos and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modelling Cerebral Aneurysm Evolution.
In: T. McGloughlin (ed.), "Biomechanics and Mechanobiology of Aneurysms", Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg (2011), 373-399.

2010

M. Auer, R. Stollberger, P. Regitnig, F. Ebner and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

In vitro angioplasty of atherosclerotic human femoral arteries: analysis of the geometrical changes in the individual tissues using MRI and image processing.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 38:1276-1287, 2010.

R. Bustamante and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Methods to compute 3D residual stress distributions in hyperelastic tubes with application to arterial walls.
International Journal of Engineering Science, 48:1066-1082, 2010.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Modelling the layer-specific 3D residual stresses in arteries, with an application to the human aorta.
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 7:787-799, 2010.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Constitutive modelling of arteries.
Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 466:1551-1597, 2010.

P. Lanzer, F.J.H. Gijsen, L.D.T. Topoleski and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Call for standards in technical documentation of intracoronary stents.
Herz,35:27-33, 2010.

P. Mortier, G.A. Holzapfel, M. De Beule, D. Van Loo, Y. Taeymans, P. Segers, P. Verdonck and B. Verhegghe [pdf]

A novel simulation strategy for stent insertion and deployment in curved coronary bifurcations: comparison of three drug-eluting stents.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 38:88-99, 2010.

S. Murtada, M. Kroon and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A calcium-driven mechanochemical model for prediction of force generation in smooth muscle.
Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 9:749–762, 2010.

S. Murtada, M. Kroon and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modeling the dispersion effects of contractile fibers in smooth muscles.
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 58:2065-2082, 2010.

D.M. Pierce, W. Trobin, J.G. Raya, S. Trattnig, H. Bischof, Ch. Glaser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

DT-MRI based computation of collagen fiber deformation in human articular cartilage: a feasibility study.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 38:2447-2463, 2010.

V. Prot, B. Skallerud, G. Sommer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

On modelling and analysis of healthy and pathological human mitral valves: two case studies.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 3:167-177, 2010.

G. Sommer, P. Regitnig, L. Költringer, and G. A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Biaxial mechanical properties of intact and layer-dissected human carotid arteries at physiological and supra-physiological loadings.
American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 298:H898-912, 2010.

2009

M. Bauer, E. Mazza, M. Jabareen, L. Sultan, M. Bajka, U. Lang, R. Zimmermann and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Assessment of the in vivo biomechanical properties of the human cervix in pregnancy using the aspiration test. A feasibility study.
European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 144S:S77-S81, 2009.

T. Eriksson, M. Kroon and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Influence of medial collagen organization and axial in situ stretch on saccular cerebral aneurysm growth.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 131:101010 (7 pages), 2009.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Constitutive modelling of passive myocardium. A structurally-based framework for material characterization.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 367:3445–3475, 2009.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden (eds.) [link]

Biomechanical Modeling at the Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Levels.
CISM Courses and Lectures No. 508. Springer: Wien, New York, 2009.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

On planar biaxial tests for anisotropic nonlinearly elastic solids. A continuum mechanical framework.
Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 14:474–489, 2009.

G.A. Holzapfel and D.E. Kiousis [pdf]

Interaction of balloon catheter-stent systems with atherosclerotic lesions: a computational study.
In: N. Chakfé and B. Durand (eds.), "ESVB 2009 – New Technologies in Vascular Biomaterials. Connecting Biomaterials to Arterial Structures", Chapter 7, Europrot, Strasbourg, France (2009), 89-111.

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Arterial tissue in health and disease: experimental data, collagen-based modeling and simulation, including aortic dissection.
In: G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden (eds.), "Biomechanical Modelling at the Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Levels", CISM Courses and Lectures No. 508, Springer: Wien, New York, (2009), 259-343.

D.E. Kiousis, S.F. Rubinigg, M. Auer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A methodology to analyze changes in lipid core and calcification onto fibrous cap vulnerability: The human atherosclerotic carotid bifurcation as an illustratory example.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 131:121002, 2009 (9 pages).

D.E. Kiousis, A.R. Wulff and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Experimental studies and numerical analysis of the inflation and interaction of vascular balloon catheter-stent systems.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 37:315-330, 2009.

M. Kroon and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A theoretical model for fibroblast-controlled growth of saccular cerebral aneurysms.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 257:73-83, 2009.

M. Kroon and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Elastic properties of anisotropic vascular membranes examined by inverse analysis.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 198:3622-3632, 2009.

D.M. Pierce, W. Trobin, S. Trattnig, H. Bischof and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A phenomenological approach toward patient-specific computational modeling of articular cartilage including collagen fiber tracking.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 131:091006 (12 pages), 2009.

D.M. Pierce, W. Trobin and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A computational framework for patient-specific analysis of articular cartilage incorporating structural information from DT-MRI.
GAMM-Mitteilungen, 32:157-177, 2009.

P.N. Watton, Y. Ventikos, G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modelling the growth and stabilisation of cerebral aneurysms.
Mathematical Medicine and Biology, 26:133-164, 2009.

P.N. Watton, N.B. Raberger, G.A. Holzapfel and Y. Ventikos [pdf]

Coupling the hemodynamic environment to the growth of cerebral aneurysms: computational framework and numerical examples.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 131:101003, 2009 (14 pages).

P.N. Watton, Y. Ventikos and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modelling the mechanical response of elastin for arterial tissue.
Journal of Biomechanics, 42:1320-1325, 2009.

2008

M. Auer, P. Regitnig, R. Stollberger, F. Ebner and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A methodology to study the morphologic changes in lesions during in vitro angioplasty using MRI and image processing.
Medical Image Analysis, 12:163-173, 2008.

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Collagen in Arterial Walls: Biomechanical Aspects.
In: P. Fratzl (ed.), "Collagen. Structure and Mechanics", Chapter 11, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, (2008), 285-324.

D.E. Kiousis, T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Smooth contact strategies with emphasis on the modeling of balloon angioplasty with stenting.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 75:826-855, 2008.

M. Kroon and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modeling of saccular aneurysm growth in a human middle cerebral artery.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 130:051012, 2008 (10 pages).

M. Kroon and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A new constitutive model for multi-layered collagenous tissues.
Journal of Biomechanics, 41:2766-2771, 2008.

M. Kroon and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Estimation of the distributions of anisotropic, elastic properties and wall stresses of saccular cerebral aneurysms by inverse analysis.
Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 464:807-825, 2008.

A. Pandolfi and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Three-dimensional modeling and computational analysis of the human cornea considering distributed collagen fibril orientations.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 130:061006, 2008.

J.F. Rodríguez, C. Ruiz, M. Doblaré and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Mechanical stresses in abdominal aortic aneurysms: influence of diameter, asymmetry and material anisotropy.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 130:021023, 2008.

G. Sommer, T.C. Gasser, P. Regitnig, M. Auer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Dissection properties of the human aortic media: an experimental study.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 130:021007, 2008.

J. Stålhand, A. Klarbring and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Smooth muscle contraction: mechanochemical formulation for homogeneous finite strains.
Progress in Biophysics & Molecular Biology, 96:465-481, 2008.

2007

M. Bauer, E. Mazza, A. Nava, W. Zeck, M. Eder, M. Bajka, F. Cacho, U. Lang and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

In vivo characterization of the mechanics of human uterine cervices.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1101:186-202, 2007.

F. Cacho, M. Doblaré and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A procedure to simulate coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 45:819-827, 2007.

F. Cacho, P.J. Elbischger, J.F. Rodríguez, M. Doblaré and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A constitutive model for fibrous tissues considering collagen fiber crimp.
International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 42:391-402, 2007.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A numerical framework to model 3-D fracture in bone tissue with application to failure of the proximal femur.
In: A. Combescure, R. de Borst and T. Belytschko (eds.), "Discretization Methods for Evolving Discontinuities", Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands (2007), 199-211.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Finite element modeling of balloon angioplasty by considering overstretch of remnant non-diseased tissues in lesions.
Computational Mechanics, 40:47-60, 2007.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modeling plaque fissuring and dissection during balloon angioplasty intervention.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 35:711-723, 2007.

I. Hariton, G. DeBotton, T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Stress-driven collagen fiber remodeling in arterial walls.
Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 6:163-175, 2007.

I. Hariton, G. DeBotton, T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Stress-modulated collagen fiber remodeling in a human carotid bifurcation.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 248:460–470, 2007.

G.A. Holzapfel and D.E. Kiousis [pdf]

Biomechanical characterization of the stented artery. Computational solid mechanical aspects.
In: N. Chakfé, B. Durand and J.-G. Kretz (eds.), "ESVB 2007 – New Technologies in Vascular Biomaterials. Fundamentals About Stents II", Chapter 2, Europrot, Strasbourg, France (2007), 11-23.

G.A. Holzapfel and T.C. Gasser [pdf]

Computational stress-deformation analysis of arterial walls including high-pressure response.
International Journal of Cardiology, 116:78-85, 2007.

G.A. Holzapfel, G. Sommer, M. Auer, P. Regitnig and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Layer-specific 3D residual deformations of human aortas with non-atherosclerotic intimal thickening.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 35:530-545, 2007.

D.E. Kiousis, T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A numerical model to study the interaction of vascular stents with human atherosclerotic lesions.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 35:1857-1869, 2007.

M. Kroon and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A model for saccular cerebral aneurysm growth by collagen fibre remodelling.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 247:775–787, 2007.

E. Kuhl and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A continuum model for remodeling in living structures.
Journal of Material Science, 42:8811-8823, 2007.

E. Mazza, M. Bauer, M. Bajka and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Characterizing the mechanical response of soft human tissue for medical applications.
In: E. Oñate, D.R.J. Owen and B. Suárez (eds.), "Computational Plasticity IX. Fundamentals and Applications", CIMNE, Barcelona, Spain (2007), 244-247.

A.S. Milani, J.A. Nemes, R.C. Abeyaratne and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A method for the approximation of non-uniform fiber misalignment in textile composites using picture frame test.
Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 38:1493-1501, 2007.

V. Prot, B. Skallerud and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Transversely isotropic membrane shells with application to mitral valve mechanics – constitutive modeling and finite element implementation.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 71: 987-1008, 2007.

J.F. Rodríguez, C. Ruiz, M. Doblaré and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Mechanical stresses in abdominal aortic aneurysm. Material anisotropy a parametric study.
In: E. Oñate, D.R.J. Owen and B. Suárez (eds.), "Computational Plasticity IX. Fundamentals and Applications", CIMNE, Barcelona, Spain (2007), 248-252.

N. Roxhed, T.G. Gasser, P. Griss, G.A. Holzapfel and G. Stemme [pdf]

Penetration-enhanced ultrasharp microneedles and prediction on skin interaction for efficient transdermal drug delivery.
IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 16:1429-1440, 2007.

2006

M. Auer, R. Stollberger, P. Regitnig, F. Ebner and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

3-D reconstruction of tissue components for atherosclerotic human arteries using ex vivo high-resolution MRI.
IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 25:345-357, 2006.

D. Balzani, P. Neff, J. Schröder and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A polyconvex framework for soft biological tissues. Adjustment to experimental data.
International Journal of Solids and Structures, 43:6052-6070, 2006.

G. Franceschini, D. Bigoni, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Brain tissue deforms similarly to filled elastomers and follows consolidation theory.
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 54:2592-2620, 2006.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

3D crack propagation in unreinfoced concrete. A two-step algorithm for tracking 3D crack paths.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 195:5198–5219, 2006.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modeling the propagation of arterial dissection.
European Journal of Mechanics A-Solids, 25:617-633, 2006.

T.C. Gasser, R.W. Ogden and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Hyperelastic modelling of arterial layers with distributed collagen fibre orientations.
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 3:15-35, 2006.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden (eds.) [link]

Mechanics of Biological Tissue
Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, 2006

G.A. Holzapfel and M. Stadler [pdf]

Role of facet curvature for accurate vertebral facet load analysis.
European Spine Journal, 15:849-856, 2006.

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Determination of material models for arterial walls from uniaxial extension tests and histological structure.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 238:290-302, 2006

G.A. Holzapfel, G. Sommer, T.C. Gasser and P. Regitnig [pdf]

Patient-specific biomechanical analysis of plaque rupture during balloon angioplasty using MRI and mechanical testing.
In: J. Burša and V. Fuis (eds.), "Proceedings of the Conference on Human Biomechanics 2006", Brno University of Technology, Brno (2006), 22-31.

G.A. Holzapfel, M. Stadler and T.C. Gasser [pdf]

Towards a computational methodology for optimizing angioplasty treatments with stenting.
In: G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden (eds.), "Mechanics of Biological Tissue", Springer-Verlag Heidelberg (2006), 225-240.

E. Mazza, A. Nava, M. Bauer, R. Winter, M. Bajka and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Mechanical properties of the human uterine cervix: An in vivo study.
Medical Image Analysis, 10:125-36, 2006.

E. Mazza, A. Nava, M. Bauer, R. Winter, M. Bajka and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

In vivo experiments to characterize the mechanical behavior of the human uterine cervix.
In: G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden (eds.), "Mechanics of Biological Tissue", Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, (2006), 398-408.

F. Schmid, G. Sommer, M. Rappolt, P. Regitnig, G.A. Holzapfel, P. Laggner and H. Amenitsch [pdf]

Bidirectional tensile testing cell for in situ small angle X-ray scattering investigations of soft tissue.
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, B 246:262–268, 2006.

2005

M. Auer, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

An automatic non-rigid registration for stained histological sections.
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 13:475-486, 2005.

P.J. Elbischger, H. Bischof, G.A. Holzapfel and P. Regitnig [pdf]

Computer vision analysis of collagen fiber bundles in the adventitia of human blood vessels.
In: J.S. Suri, C. Yuan, D.L. Wilson and S. Laxminarayan (eds.), "Plaque Imaging: Pixel to Molecular Level. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics", Chapter 4, IOS Press (2005), 113:97-129.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Modeling 3D crack propagation in unreinforced concrete using PUFEM.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 194:2859-2896, 2005.

T. C. Gasser and G. A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Physical and numerical modeling of dissection propagation in arteries caused by balloon angioplasty.
In: M.H. Hamza (ed.), "Proceedings of the 3rd IASTED International Conference on Biomechanics", ACTA Press, Anaheim (2005), 229-233.

I. Hariton, G. deBotton, T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

How to incorporate collagen fiber orientations in an arterial bifurcation?
In: M.H. Hamza (ed.), "Proceedings of the 3rd IASTED International Conference on Biomechanics", ACTA Press, Anaheim (2005), 101-104.

G.A. Holzapfel, G. Sommer, C.T. Gasser and P. Regitnig [pdf]

Determination of layer-specific mechanical properties of human coronary arteries with non-atherosclerotic intimal thickening, and related constitutive modeling.
American J. Physiology - Heart Circulation Physiology, 289:H2048-2058, 2005.

G.A. Holzapfel, M. Stadler and T.C. Gasser [pdf]

Changes in the mechanical environment of stenotic arteries during interaction with stents: Computational assessment of parametric stent designs.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 127:166-180, 2005.

G.A. Holzapfel, C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, G. Feigl and P. Regitnig [pdf]

Single-lamellar mechanics of the human lumbar anulus fibrosus.
Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 3:125-140, 2005.

G.A. Holzapfel, T.C. Gasser and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Comparison of a structural model with a Fung-type model using a carotid artery: Issues of material stability.
In: W. Ehlers and B. Markert (eds.), "Proceedings of the 1st GAMM Seminar on Continuum Biomechanics", Report No.: II-14, Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), University of Stuttgart, 2005, 79-89.

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Similarities between soft biological tissues and rubberlike materials.
In: P.-E. Austrell and L. Keri (eds.), "Constitutive Models for Rubber IV", A.A. Balkema Publishers: Leiden (2005), 607-617.

I. Németh, G. Schleinzer, R.W. Ogden and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

On the modelling of amplitude and frequency-dependent mechanical properties in rubberlike solids.
In: P.-E. Austrell and L. Keri (eds.), "Constitutive Models for Rubber IV", A.A. Balkema Publishers, Leiden (2005), 285-298.

F. Schmid, G. Sommer, M. Rappolt, C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, P. Regitnig, G.A. Holzapfel, P. Laggner and H. Amenitsch [pdf]

In situ tensile testing of human aortas by time-resolved small angle X-ray scattering.
Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 12:727-733, 2005.

2004

M. Auer, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Non-rigid registration for stained histological sections of atherosclerotic arteries.
In: B. Tilg (ed.), “Proceedings of the 2nd IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, CD-ROM”, Innsbruck, Austria (2004).

N. Böck and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A new two-point deformation tensor and its relation to the classical kinematical framework and the stress concept.
International Journal of Solids and Structures, 41:7459-7469, 2004.

R. Eberlein, G.A. Holzapfel and M. Fröhlich [pdf]

Multi-Segment FEA of the human lumbar spine including the heterogeneity of the annulus fibrosus.
Computational Mechanics, 34:147-163, 2004.

P.J. Elbischger, H. Bischof, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Automatic analysis of collagen fiber orientation in the outermost layer of human arteries.
Pattern analysis and applications, 7:269-284, 2004.

P.J. Elbischger, H. Bischof and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Estimating the Stretching Characteristic of Fiber Bundles in Microscopic Images.
In: J. Kittler and M. Petrou and M. Nixon (eds.), "Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR'04)", Vol. 3, IEEE Computer Society Press, Cambridge, UK (2004), 546-549.

C.T. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

3D crack propagation in unreinforced concrete. Physical modeling and numerical analyses.
In: G.A. Holzapfel, W. Moser and G. Reichard (eds.), "Advanced Numerical Analyses of Solids and Structures, and Beyond", Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, 2004, ISBN 3-902465-01-8, 61-79.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

On the mathematical modeling of three-dimensional delamination processes of laminated composites.
In: D.Y. Gao (ed.), "Complementarity, Duality and Symmetry in Nonlinear Mechanics. Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium", Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston (2004), 85-99.

G.A. Holzapfel, W. Moser and G. Reichard (eds.)

Advanced Numerical Analyses of Solids and Structures, and Beyond
Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, 2004, ISBN 3-902465-01-8.

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Computational Biomechanics of Soft Biological Tissue.
In: E. Stein, R. de Borst and T.J.R. Hughes (eds.), "Encyclopedia of Computational Mechanics", Volume 2 Solids and Structures, Chapter 18, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester (2004), 605-635.

G.A. Holzapfel, G. Sommer and P. Regitnig [pdf]

Anisotropic mechanical properties of tissue components in human atherosclerotic plaques.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 126:657-665, 2004.

G.A. Holzapfel, T.C. Gasser and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

Comparison of a multi-layer structural model for arterial walls with a Fung-type model, and issues of material stability.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 126:264-275, 2004.

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Virtuelle Dilatation von atherosklerotischen Blutgefäßen: Hintergrund, Stand der Forschung und Ausblick.
In: Forum Technik und Gesellschaft (ed.), "Zukunft durch Forschung – Forschung heißt Zukunft gestalten. Der Beitrag der Technischen Universität Graz", Schriften Band 3, Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, Austria (2004), 108-116.

C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, M. Stadler, R. Stollberger, P. Regitnig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Assessment of plaque stability based on high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging of human atherosclerotic lesions and computational mechanical analysis.
In: M. Cerrolaza, M. Doblaré, G. Martínez, and B. Calvo (eds.), "Computational Bioengineering: Current Trends and Applications", Imperial College Press: Singapore (2004), 101-115.

M. Stadler and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Subdivision schemes for smooth contact surfaces of arbitrary mesh topology in 3D.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 60:1161-1195, 2004.

T.I. Zohdi, G.A. Holzapfel and S.A. Berger [pdf]

A phenomenological model for atherosclerotic plaque growth and rupture.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 227:437-443,2004.

2003

P.J. Elbischger, H. Bischof and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

"Structural analysis of collagen fibers based on microscopic images"
In: C. Beleznai and T. Schlögl, eds., "Proceedings of the 27th Workshop of the Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition: Vision in a Dynamic World – Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition (AAPR)", Laxenburg, Austria (2003), 103-110.

P.J. Elbischger, H. Bischof and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

"Robust segmentation of homogeneously oriented regions in microscopic biological soft tissue images"
In: O. Drbohlav, ed., "Proceedings of the 8th Computer Vision Winter Workshop 2003 (Computer Vision – CVWW’03)", Valtice, Czech Republic (2003), 9-14.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Geometrically non-linear and consistently linearized embedded strong discontinuity models for 3D problems with an application to the dissection analysis of soft biological tissues.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 192:5059–5098, 2003.

G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden (eds.) [link]

Biomechanics of Soft Tissue in Cardiovascular Systems
CISM Courses and Lectures No. 441. Springer: Wien, New York, 2003.

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Structural and numerical models for the (visco)elastic response of arterial walls with residual stresses.
In: G.A. Holzapfel and R.W. Ogden (eds.), "Biomechanics of Soft Tissue in Cardiovascular Systems", CISM Courses and Lectures No. 441, International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Springer: Wien, New York (2003), 109-184.

C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, C. Mörth and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Passive biaxial mechanical response of aged human iliac arteries.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 125:395-406, 2003.

C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Determination of constitutive equations for human arteries from clinical data.
Journal of Biomechanics, 36:165-169, 2003.

M. Stadler, G.A. Holzapfel and J. Korelc [pdf]

Cn continuous modeling of smooth contact surfaces using NURBS and applications to 2D problems.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 57:2177-2203, 2003.

F. Yang, G.A. Holzapfel, C. Schulze-Bauer, R. Stollberger, D. Thedens, L. Bolinger, A, Stolpen and M. Sonka [pdf]

Segmentation of wall and plaque in in vitro vascular MR images.
International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, 19:419-428, 2003.

2002

N. Böck and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A large strain continuum and numerical model for transformation induced plasticity (TRIP).
In: H.A. Mang, F.G. Rammerstorfer, J. Eberhardsteiner (eds.), "Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics – WCCM V, CD-ROM", Vienna, Austria (2002).

R. Eberlein, G.A. Holzapfel and C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer [pdf]

Assessment of a Spinal Implant by Means of Accurate FE Modeling of Intact Human Intervertebral Discs.
In: H.A. Mang, F.G. Rammerstorfer, J. Eberhardsteiner (eds.), "Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics – WCCM V, CD-ROM", Vienna, Austria (2002).

T.C. Gasser, C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A three-dimensional finite element model for arterial clamping.
ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 124:355-363, 2002.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

A rate-independent elastoplastic constitutive model for (biological) fiber-reinforced composites at finite strains: Continuum basis, algorithmic formulation and finite element implementation.
Computational Mechanics, 29:340-360, 2002.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Necking phenomena of a fiber-reinforced bar modeled by multisurface plasticity.
In: Ch. Miehe (ed.), "IUTAM Symposium on Computational Mechanics of Solid Materials at Large Strains", Stuttgart, Germany, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston (2002), 211-220.

T.C. Gasser and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Failure analysis of arteries by means of discontinuous FE Modeling.
In: H.A. Mang, F.G. Rammerstorfer, J. Eberhardsteiner (eds.), "Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics – WCCM V, CD-ROM", Vienna, Austria (2002).

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Biomechanics of soft tissues with application to arterial walls.
In: J.A.C. Martins and E.A.C. Borges Pires (eds.), "Mathematical and Computational Modeling of Biological Systems", Chapter 1, Centro Internacional de Matemática CIM: Coimbra, Portugal (2002), 1-37.

G.A. Holzapfel, T.C. Gasser and M. Stadler [pdf]

A structural model for the viscoelastic behavior of arterial walls: Continuum formulation and finite element analysis.
European Journal of Mechanics A-Solids, 21:441-463,2002.

G.A. Holzapfel, M. Stadler and C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer [pdf]

A layer-specific 3D model for the finite element simulation of balloon angioplasty using MR imaging and mechanical testing.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 30:753-767, 2002.

C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, P. Regitinig and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Mechanics of the human femoral adventitia including high-pressure response.
American J. Physiology - Heart Circulation Physiology, 282:H2427-40,2002.

C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, M. Auer, R. Stollberger, P. Regitnig, M. Sonka and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Assessment of plaque stability by means of high-resolution MRI and finite element analyses of local stresses and strains.
In: "Proceedings of 2002 International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: Macro to Nano, CD-ROM", Los Alamitos, CA, IEEE (2002), TA-CS-4.1.

M. Stadler and G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

NURBS-based smooth surface contact for the numerical simulation of balloon angioplasty.
In: H.A. Mang, F.G. Rammerstorfer, J. Eberhardsteiner (eds.), "Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics – WCCM V, CD-ROM", Vienna, Austria (2002).

2001

R. Eberlein, G.A. Holzapfel and C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer [pdf]

An anisotropic model for annulus tissue and enhanced finite element analyses of intact lumbar disc bodies.
Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 4:209-230, 2001.

G.A. Holzapfel [pdf]

Biomechanics of soft tissue.
In: J. Lemaitre (ed.), "The Handbook of Materials Behavior Models", Volume III, Multiphysics Behaviors, Chapter 10, Composite Media, Biomaterials, Academic Press: Boston (2001), 1057-1071.

G.A. Holzapfel and T.C. Gasser [pdf]

A viscoelastic model for fiber-reinforced composites at finite strains: Continuum basis, computational aspects and applications.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 190:4379-4430, 2001.

2000

Gerhard A. Holzapfel [link]

Nonlinear Solid Mechanics. A Continuum Approach for Engineering.
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2000 (5th print in 1/07).

G.A. Holzapfel, C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer and M. Stadler [pdf]

Mechanics of angioplasty: Wall, balloon and stent.
In: J. Casey and G. Bao (eds.), "Mechanics in Biology", AMD-Vol. 242, BED-Vol. 46, New York (2000), 141-156.

G.A. Holzapfel, T.C. Gasser and R.W. Ogden [pdf]

A new constitutive framework for arterial wall mechanics and a comparative study of material models.
Journal of Elasticity, 61:1-48, 2000.