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Simulations of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: implications for aortic root rupture
Aortic root rupture is one of the most severe complications of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The mechanism of this adverse event remains mostly unknown. The purpose of this studyExpand
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Age-Dependent Ascending Aorta Mechanics Assessed Through Multiphase CT
Quantification of the age- and gender-specific in vivo mechanical characteristics of the ascending aorta (AA) will allow for identification of abnormalities aside from changes brought on by agingExpand
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Finite Element Analysis of Tricuspid Valve Deformation from Multi-slice Computed Tomography Images
This study aimed to develop finite element (FE) models of human TVs from multi-slice computed tomography images to investigate chordal forces and leaflet stresses and strains. Expand
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CT image-based engineering analysis of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Despite the increased global experience with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), there remain 3 major adverse events. Aortic rupture ([Fig. 1][1]), coronary artery obstruction ([Fig.Expand
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Finite Element Analysis of Patient-Specific Mitral Valve with Mitral Regurgitation
Functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) is a significant complication of left ventricular dysfunction and strongly associated with a poor prognosis. In this study, we developed a patient-specificExpand
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Finite element analysis of annuloplasty and papillary muscle relocation on a patient-specific mitral regurgitation model
Objectives Functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) is a significant complication of left ventricle (LV) dysfunction associated with poor prognosis and commonly treated by undersized ring annuloplasty.Expand
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1001-26 Local Dissolution of Intracoronary Thrombus with Urokinase Using the Dispatch™ Catheter: Clinical Studies
The Dispatch™ Catheter is a new local drug delivery device which allows for the prolonged infusion of therapeutic agents at an angioplasty site while still maintaining distal coronary perfusion. ToExpand
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Fully-coupled fluid-structure interaction simulation of the aortic and mitral valves in a realistic 3D left ventricle model
In this study, we present a fully-coupled fluid-structure interaction (FSI) framework that combines smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) and nonlinear finite element (FE) method to investigate theExpand
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Dimensional Analysis of Aortic Root Geometry During Diastole Using 3D Models Reconstructed from Clinical 64-Slice Computed Tomography Images
Accurate measurement of anatomical characteristics of the aortic root is needed for pre-procedural planning of many valve procedures and development of novel valve intervention devices. DimensionalExpand
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Modeling Left Ventricular Blood Flow Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
This study aims to investigate the capability of smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH), a fully Lagrangian mesh-free method, to simulate the bulk blood flow dynamics in two realistic left ventricularExpand
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