Today cardiac complications are the leading cause of death in the developed world . Millions of people suffer from cardiovascular disease, with most of the cases caused by or related to atherosclerosis. Historically, blood flow in stenosed arteries has been restored by means of balloon angioplasty. In 1987 stents were introduced to the procedure in order to provide structural support to the diseased artery.
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A Numerical and Experimental Study of Blood Disturbances in a Stented Arterial Segment: Flat vs. Cylindrical Mock-Ups
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Mejia, J, Mongrain, R, Drapeau, G, Cabau-Rodes, J, & Bertrand, OF. "A Numerical and Experimental Study of Blood Disturbances in a Stented Arterial Segment: Flat vs. Cylindrical Mock-Ups." Proceedings of the ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference. ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Marco Island, Florida, USA. June 25–29, 2008. pp. 701-702. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/SBC2008-193210
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