Test procedure for artificial mitral valves.

Abstract

The flow curve of a valve-tester has a great influence on the performance of a valve. Usually the flow curve of the aorta is used. However, the mitral valve flow curve differs greatly from the flow curve of the aortic valve. It varies with the pulse rate and is further changed in patients with certain heart diseases. To investigate the different mitral flow… (More)

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@article{Schichl1998TestPF, title={Test procedure for artificial mitral valves.}, author={K Schichl and Klaus Affeld and Stephan Dreysse}, journal={The International journal of artificial organs}, year={1998}, volume={21 1}, pages={37-42} }