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A Biomechanical Study on the Effects of Struts of Z-Shaped Stent-Grafts on the Blood Vessel Wall Tissue Layers1

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Kai Yu, Fanqiu Hu

Institute for Minimally Invasive Therapy,
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology,
Shanghai 200093, China

Xuelian Gu

Institute for Minimally Invasive Therapy,
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology,
Shanghai 200093, China
e-mail: guxuelian@usst.edu.cn

2K. Yu and F. Hu contributed equally to this work.

3Corresponding author.

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033874Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online August 1, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(3), 030940 (Aug 01, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1134; doi: 10.1115/1.4033874 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Fig. 3

Comparison diagram of luminal tissue prolapse

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Fig. 2

Comparison diagram of the stress state of intima tissue

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Fig. 1

Comparison diagram of the stress state of media tissue



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