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Experimental Validation of SAPIENTM Transcatheter Heart Valve Finite Element Analysis Models

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Tianwen (Tina) Zhao

e-mail: tina_zhao@edwards.com

Amy Martinez

e-mail: Amy_martinez@edwards.com

Hengchu Cao

e-mail: Hengchu_cao@edwards.com
Edwards Lifesciences, LLC,
1 Edwards Way,
Irvine, CA 92614

1Corresponding author.

Manuscript received September 25, 2013; final manuscript received November 2, 2013; published online December 5, 2013. Assoc. Editor: Wei Sun.

J. Med. Devices 7(4), 040914 (Dec 05, 2013) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1229; doi: 10.1115/1.4025981 History: Received September 25, 2013; Revised November 02, 2013

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Configuration of the radial force test system

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Fig. 2

Qualitative comparison of radial force-diameter curves between the crimping experiments and the FEA simulations

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Quantitative comparison of the radial strength between crimping experiments and the FEA simulations



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