Mechanical properties of the porcine bile duct wall


BACKGROUND AND AIM The function of the common bile duct is to transport bile from the liver and the gall bladder to the duodenum. Since the bile duct is a distensible tube consisting mainly of connective tissue, it is important to obtain data on the passive mechanical wall properties. The aims of this study were to study morphometric and biomechanical wall… (More)


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@article{Duch2004MechanicalPO, title={Mechanical properties of the porcine bile duct wall}, author={Birgitte Uldahl Duch and Helle Haubro Andersen and Hans Gregersen}, journal={BioMedical Engineering OnLine}, year={2004}, volume={3}, pages={23 - 23} }