• Study of Shear Induced Blood Damage in a Bileaflet Mechanical Heart Valve 

      Bandari, Sahaja (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-18)
      Approximately 225,000 prosthetic heart valves are implanted each year worldwide, and about 50% of these are mechanical heart valves (MHVs). It is well established that present day MHVs are associated with a certain level ...