Emerging Trends in Heart Valve Engineering: Part IV. Computational Modeling and Experimental Studies
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- Kheradvar, A., Groves, E.M., Falahatpisheh, A. et al. Ann Biomed Eng (2015) 43: 2314. doi:10.1007/s10439-015-1394-4
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In this final portion of an extensive review of heart valve engineering, we focus on the computational methods and experimental studies related to heart valves. The discussion begins with a thorough review of computational modeling and the governing equations of fluid and structural interaction. We then move onto multiscale and disease specific modeling. Finally, advanced methods related to in vitro testing of the heart valves are reviewed. This section of the review series is intended to illustrate application of computational methods and experimental studies and their interrelation for studying heart valves.