Thomas Franz
Thomas Franz
Professor, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town
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Mechanical behaviour of glass and carbon fibre reinforced composites at varying strain rates
RO Ochola, K Marcus, GN Nurick, T Franz
Composite Structures 63 (3-4), 455-467, 2004
Off-the-shelf human decellularized tissue-engineered heart valves in a non-human primate model
B Weber, PE Dijkman, J Scherman, B Sanders, MY Emmert, ...
Biomaterials 34 (30), 7269-7280, 2013
Injectable living marrow stromal cell-based autologous tissue engineered heart valves: first experiences with a one-step intervention in primates
B Weber, J Scherman, MY Emmert, J Gruenenfelder, R Verbeek, ...
European heart journal 32 (22), 2830-2840, 2011
Compliant blood vessel graft
PP Zilla, N Rafiee, D Bezuidenhout, T Franz, M Yeoman, H Bowles, ...
US Patent 7,998,188, 2011
Modification, crosslinking and reactive electrospinning of a thermoplastic medical polyurethane for vascular graft applications
JP Theron, JH Knoetze, RD Sanderson, R Hunter, K Mequanint, T Franz, ...
Acta biomaterialia 6 (7), 2434-2447, 2010
Aortic valve leaflet mechanical properties facilitate diastolic valve function
TM Koch, BD Reddy, P Zilla, T Franz
Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering 13 (2), 225-234, 2010
Quasi-Newton methods for implicit black-box FSI coupling
AEJ Bogaers, S Kok, BD Reddy, T Franz
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 279, 113-132, 2014
The beneficial effects of deferred delivery on the efficiency of hydrogel therapy post myocardial infarction
K Kadner, S Dobner, T Franz, D Bezuidenhout, MS Sirry, P Zilla, ...
Biomaterials 33 (7), 2060-2066, 2012
The effect of laminate stacking sequence of CFRP filament wound tubes subjected to projectile impact
MA Will, T Franz, GN Nurick
Composite structures 58 (2), 259-270, 2002
A constitutive model for the warp-weft coupled non-linear behavior of knitted biomedical textiles
MS Yeoman, D Reddy, HC Bowles, D Bezuidenhout, P Zilla, T Franz
Biomaterials 31 (32), 8484-8493, 2010
Constrictive external nitinol meshes inhibit vein graft intimal hyperplasia in nonhuman primates
P Zilla, P Human, M Wolf, W Lichtenberg, N Rafiee, D Bezuidenhout, ...
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 136 (3), 717-725, 2008
Construction and validation of subject-specific biventricular finite-element models of healthy and failing swine hearts from high-resolution DT-MRI
KL Sack, E Aliotta, DB Ennis, JS Choy, GS Kassab, JM Guccione, T Franz
Frontiers in Physiology 9, 539, 2018
Experimental investigation into the response of chopped-strand mat glassfibre laminates to blast loading
T Franz, GN Nurick, MJ Perry
International journal of impact engineering 27 (6), 639-667, 2002
Compliant venous graft
PP Zilla, N Rafiee, D Bezuidenhout, T Franz, M Yeoman, H Bowles, ...
US Patent 8,057,537, 2011
Dual electrospinning with sacrificial fibers for engineered porosity and enhancement of tissue ingrowth
J Voorneveld, A Oosthuysen, T Franz, P Zilla, D Bezuidenhout
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials 105 …, 2017
Cell specific ingrowth hydrogels
M Bracher, D Bezuidenhout, MP Lutolf, T Franz, M Sun, P Zilla, NH Davies
Biomaterials 34 (28), 6797-6803, 2013
Investigating the role of interventricular interdependence in development of right heart dysfunction during LVAD support: a patient-specific methods-based approach
KL Sack, Y Dabiri, T Franz, SD Solomon, D Burkhoff, JM Guccione
Frontiers in physiology 9, 520, 2018
Characterisation of the mechanical properties of infarcted myocardium in the rat under biaxial tension and uniaxial compression
MS Sirry, JR Butler, SS Patnaik, B Brazile, R Bertucci, A Claude, ...
journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials 63, 252-264, 2016
Dimensional analysis of human saphenous vein grafts: implications for external mesh support
P Human, T Franz, J Scherman, L Moodley, P Zilla
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 137 (5), 1101-1108, 2009
The effect of hydrogel injection on cardiac function and myocardial mechanics in a computational post-infarction model
J Kortsmit, NH Davies, R Miller, JR Macadangdang, P Zilla, T Franz
Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 16 (11), 1185-1195, 2013
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