The aortic valve has received much attention in the biomedical research community during recent years. As a critical part of the cardiovascular system, any alteration in its structure or in the surrounding area directly or because of pathologies would change the flow pattern of that region as a consequence. Numerous studies have been done and regardless of the approach, the aim of all these studies is the same: to understand the intricacies of the healthy aortic valve and, perhaps, to mimic it in the realm of prosthetics.

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