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Where can I find tech specs for prosthetic heart valves

  1. Apr 17, 2016 #1
    So I am doing a project for an advanced fluids class where I plan to do a CFD analysis of two different prosthetic heart valves, the bi-leaflet valve and the ball and cage (star-edwards). I cannot seem to find the technical specifications or drawings that I need in order to make a good cad model. Does anybody know where I might find such info? Thanks
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  3. Apr 17, 2016 #2
    Perhaps the Patent US4935030, for the bi-leaflet valve would get you started?

    I wonder if the Starr-Edwards may have expired, it is mentioned in some more recent patents but I couldn't find it in a quick search.
  4. Apr 18, 2016 #3
    Thanks! That helps a lot.
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