Three-dimensional flow structures past a bio-prosthetic valve in an in-vitro model of the aortic root

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Hasler, David; Obrist, Dominik;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 13,issue 3 (eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194384, doi: 10.7892/boris.113250, pmc: PMC5856406
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Research Article | Anatomy | 610 Medicine & health | Cardiovascular Anatomy | Classical Mechanics | Continuum Mechanics | Fluid Dynamics | Chemical Compounds | Physical Sciences | Fluid Flow | Prosthetics | Physics | Fluid Mechanics | Chemistry | Biology and Life Sciences | Motion | Physiology | Blood Vessels | Velocity | Medical Devices and Equipment | Body Fluids | Blood | Cardiology | Assistive Technologies | Systole | Silicones | Aorta | 570 Life sciences; biology | Flow Field | Medicine and Health Sciences | 530 Physics | 620 Engineering
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system

The flow field past a prosthetic aortic valve comprises many details that indicate whether the prosthesis is functioning well or not. It is, however, not yet fully understood how an optimal flow scenario would look, i.e. which subtleties of the fluid dynamics in place a... View more
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