Pulsatile MHD Flow in an Inclined Catheterized Stenosed Artery with Slip on the Wall

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Catheter is commonly used by the surgeons for various reasons in the treatment of a patient suffering with cardiovascular diseases. Catheterization increases the mean flow resistance in the arterial blood flow and many other complications are associated with the presence of catheter in the artery. Effects of catheter in stenosed artery can be estimated non-invasively by means of hemo-dynamic indicator-WSS, WSSG, volume flow rate and impedance. The effect of slip at the arterial wall, inclination of the artery and magnetic field on the hemodynamic indicators and flow profiles are computed, presented and discussed through graphs.

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Sharma, M. , Singh, K. and Bansal, S. (2014) Pulsatile MHD Flow in an Inclined Catheterized Stenosed Artery with Slip on the Wall. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 7, 194-207. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2014.74023.

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