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Flow characteristics in a model of a left ventricle in the presence of a dysfunctional mitral mechanical heart valve

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Bileaflet mechanical heart valve


Normally functioning leaflets


Single leaflet partially blocked


Both leaflets partially blocked


Single leaflet totally blocked


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Mirvakili, N., Di Labbio, G., Saleh, W. et al. Flow characteristics in a model of a left ventricle in the presence of a dysfunctional mitral mechanical heart valve. J Vis 23, 1–8 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12650-019-00611-3

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