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Fluid–Structure Interaction Simulation of Cardiac Leads in the Heart: Developing a Computational Model for Use in Medical Device Design1

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Hakizumwami Birali Runesha

Research Computing Center,
University of Chicago,
Chicago, IL 60637

Bogdan Florin Tanasoiu

Research Computing Center,
University of Chicago,
Chicago, IL 60637;
Mechanical Engineering,
Purdue University,
Lafayette, IN 47907

Georgi Subashki

Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Cambridge, MA 02139

Arthur G. Erdman

Mechanical Engineering,
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Daniel F. Keefe

Computer Science,
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033872Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online August 1, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(3), 030959 (Aug 01, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1139; doi: 10.1115/1.4033872 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

von Mises Stress in heart wall and deformed shapes, throughout the four standard steps of a cardiac cycle

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 2

(a) Blood velocity inside RA obtained from coupled FSI simulation and (b) von Mises stress on a section of cardiac lead wire



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