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How do angioplasty balloons work: a computational study on balloon expansion forces

EuroIntervention 2010;6:638-642.

1. Cardiovascular Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom; 2. Cardiorespiratory Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, United Kingdom; 3. Department of Biomedical, Experimental and Clinical Sciences, Università Insubr

Aims: To investigate the impact of balloon inflation pressure and balloon diameter on the expansion forces exerted in a stenosed vessel (congenital heart disease applications) using computa

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