The fluid dynamics of heart valves: experimental, theoretical, and computational methods.

Charles S. Peskin

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Abstract

An analysis of the function of heart valves in the cardiac cycle is made. The function of the valves on the left side of the heart is reviewed, which shows schematically the pressures, flows, and valve positions of the nitral (inflow) and aortic (outflow) valves of the left ventricle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-259
Number of pages25
JournalAnnual Review of Fluid Mechanics
Volume14
DOIs
StatePublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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