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Coronary Stent Design Optimization Using Parametric and Nonparametric Approaches—A Proof of Concept Study1

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Manojkumar Chinnakonda, Manuel Biedermann, Sandy Eyl, Jegan Chinnaraju

Dassault Systèmes Simulia Corp,
Johnston, RI 02919

Gergana Dimitrova

Dassault Systèmes Deutschland GmbH,
Munich 81829, Germany

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), 030953 (Sep 01, 2015) (3 pages) Paper No: MED-15-1109; doi: 10.1115/1.4030583 History: Received March 03, 2015; Revised March 17, 2015; Online July 16, 2015

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Evolution of stent design (top), von Mises stress in MPa (middle), and dimensionless FRF estimates (bottom) during the optimization steps

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Isight DOE response surface of peak von Mises stress during crimping analysis as a function of strut length and thickness

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Isight based DOE workflow

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FE analysis results of stent crimping (top) and balloon expansion steps—cut section view (bottom) with von Mises stress distribution in MPa



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