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Mechanics and Function of Organs, Tissues and Cells

 

Selected Publications

Cardiovascular System and Coronary Circulation:

  • Elad, D., Foux, A., Kivity, Y. and Lanir, Y.: Inflation Waves in Non Linear Distensible Tubes. Int. J. Eng. Sci. 22:103 118, 1984.


  • Elad, D., Foux, A., Lanir, Y. and Kivity, Y.: Inflation Waves Induced by Axial Acceleration of the Aorta. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 108:281 288, 1986.


  • Horowitz, A., Lanir, Y., Yin, F.C.P., Sheinman, I., Strumpf, R.P. and Perl, M.: Structural Three Dimensional Constitutive Law for the Passive Myocardium. ASME Trans. J. Biomech. Eng. 110:200 207, 1988.


  • Nevo, E. and Lanir, Y.: Structural Finite Deformation Model of the Left Ventricle During Diastole and Systole. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 111:342 349, 1989.


  • Lanir, Y. and Nevo, E.: The Orientation of Intramyocardial Vessel Affects its Mechanical Loading by the Surrounding Myocardium. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 115:327-328, 1993.


  • Fibich, G., Lanir, Y. and Liron, N.: A Mathematical Model of Blood Flow in a Coronary Capillary. Am. J. Physiol. 265:H1829-H1840, 1993.


  • Nevo, E. and Lanir, Y.: The Effect of Residual Strain on the Diastolic Function of the Left Ventricle as Predicted by a Structural Model. J. Biomechanics. 12:1433-1466, 1994.


  • Abovsky, M., Lanir, Y. and Nevo, E.: Tethering Affects the Mechanics of Coronary Capillaries. J. Biomechanics, 29:597-607, 1996.


  • Lanir Y., Hayam, G., Abovsky, M., Zlotnick, A.Y., Uretzky, G., Nevo, E. and Ben-Haim, S.A.: The Effect of Myocardial Swelling on the Residual Strain in the Left Ventricle of the Rat. Am. J. Physiol. 270:H1736-H1743, 1996.


  • Martinez, E. J-P. , Lanir, Y. and Einav, S.: The Effect of Membrane Cortex Bending Stiffness on Platelet-Substrate Adhesion. Biomechan. Model. Mechanobiol., 2:157- 167, 2003.


  • Kaimovitz, B., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G S.: Large-Scale Geometric Reconstruction of the Porcine Arterial Vasculature Based on Detailed Anatomical Data. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 33(11): 1-19, 2005.


  • Lanir, Y. and Nevo, E.: Tethering Affects the Mechanics of Coronary Capillaries. J. Biomechanics, 29:597-607, 1996.


  • Lanir Y., Hayam, G., Abovsky, M., Zlotnick, A.Y., Uretzky, G., Nevo, E. and Ben-Haim, S.A.: The Effect of Myocardial Swelling on the Residual Strain in the Left Ventricle of the Rat. Am. J. Physiol. 270:H1736-H1743, 1996.


  • Kaimovitz, B., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G S.: Large-Scale Geometric Reconstruction of the Porcine Arterial Vasculature Based on Detailed Anatomical Data. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 33(11): 1-19, 2005.


  • Wang, C., Garcia, M., Lu, X., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G.S. Three-Dimensional Mechanical Properties of Porcine Coronary Arteries: a Validated Two Layer Model. Am Physiol Heart Circ 291(3):H1200-9, 2006.


  • Wischgoll, T., Meyer, J., Kaimovitz, B., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G.S.: A Novel Method for Visualization of Entire Coronary Arterial Tree. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 35(5):694-710,2007.


  • Guo, X., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G.S.: Effect of Osmolarity on the Zero-Stress State and Mechanical Properties of Aorta in Various Species. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 293(4):H2328-34, 2007.


  • Kaimovitz, B., Huo, Y., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G.S.: Diameter Asymmetry of Porcine Coronary Arterial Trees: Structural and Functional Implications. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294: H714–H723, 2008.


  • Jacobs, J., Algranati, D., and Lanir, Y.: Lumped Flow Modeling in Dynamically Loaded Coronary Vessels. E-publication, J. Biomechanical Eng 130: 054504-1-5, 2008.


  • Huo, Y. Kaimovitz, B., Lanir, Y. Wischgoll, T., Hoffman, JEI., and Kassab, GS.: A Biophysical Model of Spatial Heterogeneity of Myocardial Flow, Biophysical Jouirnal 96(10):4035-43, 2009.


  • Algranati D, Kassab GS, Lanir Y.: Mechanisms of Myocardium - Coronary Vessel Interaction. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print].



Tissue Mechanics and Structure:

  • Lanir, Y. and Fung, Y.C.: Two Dimensional Mechanical Properties of Rabbit Skin. I: Experimental System. J. Biomechanics 7:29 34, 1974.


  • Lanir, Y. and Fung, Y.C.: Two Dimensional Mechanical Properties of Rabbit Skin, II: Experimental Results. J. Biomechanics 7:171 182, 1974.


  • Lanir, Y.: Biaxial Stress Relaxation in Skin. Annals Biomed. Eng. 4:250 270, 1976.


  • Lanir, Y.: Structure Strength Relations in Mammalian Tendon. Biophys. J. 24:541 544, 1978.


  • Lanir, Y.: The Rheological Behavior of the Skin: Experimental Results and a Structural Model. J. Biorheology 16:191 202, 1979.


  • Lanir, Y.: A Structural Theory for the Homogeneous Biaxial Stress Strain Relationships in Flat Collageneous Tissues. J. Biomechanics. 12:423 436, 1979.


  • Lanir, Y.: A Microstructure Model for the Rheology of Mammalian Tendon. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 102:332 339, 1980.


  • Lanir, Y.: Constitutive Equations for Fibrous Connective Tissues. J. Biomechanics 16:1 12, 1983.


  • Lanir, Y.: Constitutive Equations for the Lung Tissue. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 105:374 380, 1983.


  • Lanir, Y.: On the Structural Origin of the Quasi Linear Viscoelastic Behavior of Tissues. In: Frontiers in Biomechanics (Schmid Schonbein, G.W., Woo, S.L.Y. and Zweifach, B.W., Eds.). Springer Verlag, New York, 1986, pp. 130 136 (reviewed chapter).


  • Lanir, Y.: Biorheology and Fluid Flux in Swelling Tissues. I: Bicomponent Theory for Small Deformations, Including Concentration Effects. Biorheology 24:173 187, 1987.


  • Lanir, Y.: Biorheology and Fluid Flux in Swelling Tissues. II: Analysis of Unconfined Compression Response of Transversely Isotropic Cartilage Disc. Biorheology 24:189 205, 1987.


  • Horowitz, A., Lanir, Y., Yin, F.C.P., Sheinman, I., Strumpf, R.P. and Perl, M.: Structural Three Dimensional Constitutive Law for the Passive Myocardium. ASME Trans. J. Biomech. Eng. 110:200 207, 1988.


  • Nevo, E. and Lanir, Y.: Structural Finite Deformation Model of the Left Ventricle During Diastole and Systole. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 111:342 349, 1989.


  • Nevo, E. and Lanir, Y.: The Effect of Residual Strain on the Diastolic Function of the Left Ventricle as Predicted by a Structural Model. J. Biomechanics. 12:1433-1466, 1994.


  • Lanir, Y.: Plausibility of Structural Constitutive Equations for Isotropic Soft Tissues in Finite Static Deformations. ASME Trans. J. Appl. Mech. 61:695-702, 1994.


  • Lanir, Y., Lichtenstein, O. and Imanuel, O.: Optimal Design of Biaxial Tests for Structural Material Characterization of Flat Tissues. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 118:41-47, 1996.


  • Lanir, Y.: Plausibility of Structural Constitutive Equations for Swelling Tissues - Implications of the C-N and S-E Conditions. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng., 118:10-16, 1996.


  • Lanir Y., Hayam, G., Abovsky, M., Zlotnick, A.Y., Uretzky, G., Nevo, E. and Ben-Haim, S.A.: The Effect of Myocardial Swelling on the Residual Strain in the Left Ventricle of the Rat. Am. J. Physiol. 270:H1736-H1743, 1996.


  • Eshel, H. and Lanir, Y.: Effects of Strain Level and Proteoglycan Depletion on Preconditioning and Viscoelastic Responses of Rat Dorsal Skin. Annals of Biomedical Engineering , 29:164-172, 2001.


  • Sverdlik, A. and Lanir, Y.: Time-Dependent Mechanical Behavior of Sheep Digital Tendons, Including the Effects of Preconditioning. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng., 124:78-84, 2002. The 2003 Richard Skalak Best Paper Award, The American Society of Mechanical Engineering Bioengineering Devision. .


  • Wang, C., Garcia, M., Lu, X., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G.S. Three-Dimensional Mechanical Properties of Porcine Coronary Arteries: a Validated Two Layer Model. Am Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291(3):H1200-9, 2006.


  • Ning, X., Zhu, Q., Lanir, Y., and Margulies, S.S.: A Transversely Isotropic Viscoelastic Constitutive Equation for Brainstem Undergoing Finite Deformation. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 128(6):925-33, 2006.


  • Guo, X., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G.S.: Effect of Osmolarity on the Zero-Stress State and Mechanical Properties of Aorta in Various Species. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 293(4):H2328-34, 2007.


  • Lokshin, O., and Lanir, Y.: Viscoelasticity and preconditioning of rat skin under uni-axial stretch: Micro-structural constitutive characterization. J. Biomechanical Eng 131(3): 031009-1-10, 2009.


  • Lanir, Y., Mechanisms of residual stress in soft tissues. J. Biomechanical Eng. 131(4): 044506-1-5, 2009.


  • Lokshin, O., Lanir, Y.: Micro and Macro Rheology of Planar Tissues. Biomaterials, 30: 3118–3127, 2009.


  • Raz, E., and Lanir, Y.: Recruitment Viscoelasticity of the Tendon. J. Biomech. Eng. 131:111008 (2009)