This study aims to investigate the effect of orifice shape and its position with respect to the posterior wall of the ventricle on vortical formation and turbulence intensity in the LV, by utilizing four separate orifice configurations within an in vitro left heart simulator. … in a native healthy heart as described in a prior study by GDS Tan et al. was utilized in this study. A pulsatile pump (ViVitro Labs Inc., Victoria, BC, Canada) was employed to propel the blood analog with properties that are described in table 2 through the loop …Go to the Article
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