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Tracheal Cartilage Ring Biomechanical Properties for Pediatric Exostent Design1

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Teja Karkhanis, Balakrishna Haridas

Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Texas A&M University,
College Station, TX 77843

Marepalli Rao

Department of Biomedical Engineering,
University of Cincinnati,
Cincinnati, OH 45221

Farhan Zafar, David Luis Simon Morales

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center,
Cincinnati, OH 45229

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033248Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online May 12, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(2), 020955 (May 12, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1176; doi: 10.1115/1.4033248 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Fig. 1

Proposed solution for tracheal reconstruction in LSCTS patients

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Fig. 2

(a) Test configuration and (b) analytical model representation for radial tension test 2.2 radial compression test

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Fig. 3

(a) Test configuration and (b) analytical model representation for radial compression test

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Fig. 4

Stiffness calculated from load–displacement plot 2.4 modulus calculations



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