Publications

  1. Rashidi, N; Thomas, VS; Amini, R; (2018) “Theoretical Assessment of the Risk of Ocular Hypotony in Patients with Intravitreal Gas Bubbles Who Travel Through Subsea Tunnels.” Transl Vis Sci Technol. In review.
  2. Pant, AD; Gogte, P; Dorairaj, SK; Pathak-Ray, V; Amini, R; (2018) “Increased Iris Stiffness in Patients with a History of Angle-Closure Glaucoma: An Image-based Inverse Modeling Analysis.” Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. In revision.
  3. Amini-Khoiy, K; Asgarian, KT; Loth, F; Amini, R; (2018) “Dilation of Tricuspid Valve Annulus Immediately After Rupture of Chordae Tendineae.” PLOS One. In revision.
  4. Copploe, A; Vatani, M; Amini, R; Choi, J; Tavana, H; (2018) “Engineered Airway Models to Study Liquid Plug Splitting at Bifurcations: Effects of Orientation and Airway Size.” J Biomech Eng. In review.
  5. Heidari Pahlavian, S; Oshinski, J; Zhong, X; Loth, F; Amini, R; (2018) “Regional Quantification of Brain Tissue Strain Using Displacement-Encoding with Stimulated Echoes MRI.” J Biomech Eng. In press.
  6. Ham, T; Rezvanifar, SC; Thomas, VS; Amini, R; (2018) “Using Hands-on Physical Computing Projects to Teach Computer Programming to Biomedical Engineering Students.” J Biomech Eng. In press.
  7. Amini-Khoiy, K; Pant, AD; Amini, R; (2018) “Quantification of Material Constants for a Phenomenological Constitutive Model of Porcine Tricuspid Valve Leaflets for Simulation Applications.” J Biomech Eng. In press.
  8. Pant, AD; Dorairaj, SK; Amini, R (2018) “Appropriate Objective Functions for Quantifying Iris Mechanical Properties Using Inverse Finite Element Modeling.” J Biomech Eng. 140(7): 074502.
  9. Pant, AD; Thomas, VS; Black, AL; Verba, T; Lesicko, JG; Amini, R; (2018) “Pressure-induced Microstructural Changes in Porcine Tricuspid Valve Leaflets.” Acta Biomater, 67:248-258.
  10. Amini-Khoiy, K; Abdulhai, S; Glenn, IC; Ponsky, TA; Amini, R; (2018) “Anisotropic and Nonlinear Biaxial Mechanical Response of Porcine Small Bowel Mesentery.” J Mech Behav Biomed Mater, 78:154-163.
  11. Pant, AD; Kagemann, L; Schuman, J; Sigal, IA; Amini, R; (2017) “An Imaged-based Inverse Finite Element Method to Determine In-vivo Mechanical Properties of Human Trabecular Meshwork.” Journal for Modeling in Ophthalmology, 1(3):100-111.
  12. Amini-Khoiy, K; Bsiwas, D; Decker, TN; Asgarian, KT; Loth, F; Amini, R; (2016) “Surface Strains of Porcine Tricuspid Valve Septal Leaflets Measured in Ex-vivo Beating Hearts.” J Biomech Eng, 138(11): 111006.
  13. Amini-Khoiy, K; Amini, R; (2016) “On the Biaxial Mechanical Response of Porcine Tricuspid Valve Leaflets.” J Biomech Eng, 138(10): 104504.
  14. Gsellman, LA; Amini, R; (2016) “Patients with Intravitreal Gas Bubbles at Risk of High Intraocular Pressure without Exceeding Elevation of Surgery: Theoretical Analysis.” Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 57(7): 3340-7.
  15. Hobson, CM; Amoroso, NJ; Amini, R; Ungchusri, EN; Hong, Y; D’Amore, A; Sacks, MS; Wagner, WR; (2015) “Fabrication of Elastomeric Scaffolds with Curvilinear Fibrous Structures for Heart Valve Leaflet Engineering.” J Biomed Mater Res A, 103(9):3101-3106.
  16. Barone, WR; Amini, R; Maiti, S; Moalli, PA; Abramowitch, SD; (2015) “The Impact of Boundary Conditions on Surface Curvature of Polypropylene Mesh in Response to Uniaxial Loading.” J Biomech, 48(9):1566-1574.
  17. Pierlot, CM; Lee, JM; Amini, R; Sacks, MS; Wells, SM; (2014) “Pregnancy-Induced Remodeling of Collagen Architecture and Content in the Mitral Valve.” Ann Biomed Eng, 42(10): 2058-2071.
  18. Amini, R; Voycheck, CA; Debski, RE; (2014) “A Method for Predicting Collagen Fiber Realignment in Non-planar Tissue Surfaces as Applied to Glenohumeral Capsule during Clinically Relevant Deformation.” J Biomech Eng, 136(3): 031003.
  19. Fata, B; Zhang, W; Amini, R; Sacks, MS; (2014) “Insights into Regional Adaptations in the Regional Pulmonary Artery Using Meso-scale Structural Model: Effects of Ascending Aorta Impingement.” J Biomech Eng, 136(2): 021009.
  20. Lee, CH; Amini, R; Gorman, RC; Gorman, JH; Sacks, MS; (2013) “An Inverse Modeling Approach for Stress Estimation in Mitral Valve Anterior Leaflet Valvuloplasty for In-vivo Valvular Biomaterial Assessment.” J Biomech, 47 (9): 2055-2063.
  21. Lee, CH; Oomens, PJ; Rabbah, JP; Yoganathan, A; Gorman, RC; Gorman, JH; Amini, R; Sacks, MS; (2013) “A High-Fidelity and Micro-anatomically Accurate 3D Finite Element Model for Simulations of Functional Mitral Valve.” Lect Notes Comp Sci, 7945:416-424.
  22. Jouzdani, S; Amini, R; Barocas, VH; (2013) “Contribution of Different Anatomical and Physiological Factors to the Iris Contour and Anterior Chamber Angle Changes During Pupil Dilation.” Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 54 (4):2977-2984.
  23. Amini, R; Eckert, CE; Koomalsingh, K; Minakawa, M; Gorman, JH; Gorman, RC; Sacks, MS; (2012) “On the In-vivo Deformation of the Mitral Valve Anterior Leaflet: Effects of Annular Geometry and Referential Configuration.” Ann Biomed Eng, 40(7):1455-1467.
  24. Amini, R; Jouzdani, S; Barocas, VH; (2012) “Increased Iris-lens Contact Following Spontaneous Blinking: Mathematical Modeling.” J Biomech, 45(13):2293-2296.
  25. Amini, R; Whitcomb, JE; Al-Qaisi, MK; Akkin, T; Jouzdani, S; Dorairaj, S; Prata, T; Ilitchev, E; Liebmann, J; Ritch, R; Barocas, VH; (2012) “The Posterior Location of the Dilator Muscle Induces Anterior Iris Bowing During Dilation Even in the Absence of Pupillary Block.” Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 53(3):1188-94.
  26. Whitcomb, JE; Amini, R; Simha, N; Barocas, VH; (2011) “Anterior-Posterior Asymmetry in Iris Mechanics Measured by Indentation.” Exp Eye Res, 39(4):475-481.
  27. Amini, R; Barocas, VH; Kavehpour, HP; Hubschman, JP; (2011) “Computational Simulation of Altitude-change-induced Intraocular Pressure Alteration in Patients with Intravitreal Gas Bubbles.” Retina, 31(8): 1656-1663.
  28. Powell, TA; Amini, R; Oltean, A; Barnett, V; Segal, Y; Barocas, VH; (2010) “Elasticity of the Lens Capsule as Measured by Osmotic Swelling.” J Biomech Eng, 132(9): 091008.
  29. Amini, R; Whitcomb, JE; Prata, T; Dorairaj, S; Liebmann, J; Ritch, R; Barocas, VH; (2010) “Quantification of Iris Concavity.” J Ophthalmic Vis Res, 5(3): 211-2.
  30. Amini, R; Barocas, VH; (2010) “Reverse Pupillary Block Slows Iris Contour Recovery from Corneoscleral Indentation.” J Biomech Eng, 132(7):
  31. Amini, R; Barocas, VH; (2009) “Anterior Chamber Angle Opening during Corneoscleral Indentation: the Mechanism of Whole Eye Globe Deformation and the Importance of the Limbus.” Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 50(11): 5288-9.