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Simulating the Dynamics of an Aortic Valve Prosthesis in a Pulse Duplicator: Numerical Methods and Initial Experience

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Boyce E. Griffith

Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology,
Department of Medicine,
New York University School of Medicine
Department of Mathematics,
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
New York University
e-mail: boyce.griffith@nyumc.org

Vittoria Flamini

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,
Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Abe DeAnda

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
New York University School of Medicine

Lawrence Scotten

ViVitro Systems, Inc.

1Corresponding author.

Manuscript received September 25, 2013; final manuscript received October 8, 2013; published online December 5, 2013. Assoc. Editor: Jeffrey E. Bischoff.

J. Med. Devices 7(4), 040912 (Dec 05, 2013) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1227; doi: 10.1115/1.4025768 History: Received September 25, 2013; Revised October 08, 2013

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Grahic Jump Location
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(a) Opening dynamics, (b) imposed driving pressure and computed loading pressure, and (c) computed flow rate



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