Flow physics of normal and abnormal bioprosthtetic aortic valves

Jung Hee Seo, Chi Zhu, Jon Resar, Rajat Mittal

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Abstract

Flow physics of transvalvular flows in the aorta with bioprosthetic valves is investigated using computational modeling. For the efficient simulations of flow-structure-interaction in transvalvular flows, a simplified, reduced degree-of-freedom valve model is employed with a sharp-interface immersed boundary based incompressible flow solver. Simulations are performed for normal valves as well as valves with reduced leaflet motion that models the effect of early leaflet thrombosis. The structure of the aortic jet and the hemodynamic stresses on the aortic wall are analysed to understand the hemodynamic impacts and possible long-term clinical implications of sub-clinical reduced leaflet motion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - 2019
Event11th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2019 - Southampton, United Kingdom
Duration: Jul 30 2019Aug 2 2019

Conference

Conference11th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2019
CountryUnited Kingdom
CitySouthampton
Period7/30/198/2/19

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Aerospace Engineering

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