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Analysis of Stent-Graft Design for Aortic Aneurysm Repair Using Computational Fluid Dynamics1

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Taylor N. Suess, Stephen P. Gent

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
South Dakota State University,
Brookings, SD 57006

Tyler Remund, Patrick Kelly

Vascular Surgery,
Sanford Health,
Sioux Falls, SD 57117

Accepted and presented at The Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2015), April 13–16, 2015, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Manuscript received March 3, 2015; final manuscript received March 17, 2015; published online July 16, 2015. Editor: Arthur Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 9(3), 030943 (Sep 01, 2015) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-15-1099; doi: 10.1115/1.4030574 History: Received March 03, 2015; Revised March 17, 2015; Online July 16, 2015

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Fig. 1

CAD representations for each graft (anterior view)

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Fig. 2

TAWSS plots (in Pa) for each of the grafts

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Fig. 3

OSI plots (dimensionless) for each of the grafts




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