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Conference Papers in Mathematics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 405914, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/405914
Conference Paper

Mathematical Modeling of Atherosclerotic Plaque Formation Coupled with a Non-Newtonian Model of Blood Flow

1UniCV-Cabo Verde and CEMAT, IST/UTL, Lisbon, Portugal
2Department of Mathematics and CEMAT, IST/UTL, Lisbon, Portugal
3Department of Mathematics, UAlg-Algarve and CEMAT, IST/UTL, Lisbon, Portugal

Received 16 June 2013; Accepted 10 July 2013

Academic Editors: G. S. F. Frederico, N. Martins, D. F. M. Torres, and A. J. Zaslavski

This Conference Paper is based on a presentation given by Telma Silva at “The Cape Verde International Days on Mathematics 2013” held from 22 April 2013 to 25 April 2013 in Praia, Cape Verde.

Copyright © 2013 Telma Silva et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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