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Title: Effects of stents under asymmetric inflow conditions
Authors: Atherton, MA
Tesch, K
Collins, MW
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: IOS Press
Citation: Biorheology, 39(3-4): 501 - 506, 2002
Abstract: Patient-to-patient variations in artery geometry may determine their susceptibility to stenosis formation. These geometrical variations can be linked to variations in flow characteristics such as wall shear stress through stents, which increases the risk of restenosis. This paper considers computer models of stents in non-symmetric flows and their effects on flow characteristics at the wall. This is a fresh approach from the point of view of identifying a stent design whose performance is insensitive to asymmetric flow. Measures of dissipated energy and power are introduced in order to discriminate between competing designs of stents.
Description: This is the post-print version of the Article. The official published version can be accessed from the link below. Copyright @ 2002 IOS Press
ISSN: 0006-355X
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