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A D-Shaped Bileaflet Bioprosthesis Which Replicates Physiological Left Ventricular Flow Patterns1

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Guo-Dong Sean Tan, Hwa Liang Leo

Department of Biomedical Engineering,
National University of Singapore,
117583, Singapore

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033119Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 16, 2016; published online May 12, 2016. Assoc. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(2), 020910 (May 12, 2016) (3 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1059; doi: 10.1115/1.4033119 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 16, 2016

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Fig. 1

Engineering dimensions of GD valve

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Fig. 2

Experimental setup

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Fig. 3

Pressure and flow waveform of epic valve ((a) and (c)) and GD valve ((b) and (d))

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Fig. 4

Flow patterns of both epic and GD valves



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