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Journal: Journal of Biomechanical Engineering
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J Biomech Eng. April 2007, 129(2): 284–288.
Published Online: August 22, 2006
... valves. A motionless diode, a nozzle, a mechanical bileaflet valve, and a tilting disk valve were tested in a pulmonary mock circulatory system over the normal human range of pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR). For the mechanical valves, regurgitant fractions (RFs) and transvalvular pressure gradients...