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dc.contributor.authorChua, Yilong
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-30T05:31:06Z
dc.date.available2018-05-30T05:31:06Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/75242
dc.description.abstractChronic venous insufficiency is a condition whereby the venous valves fail to function properly and result in the backflow of blood. This backflow makes it difficult for blood to return from the lower extremities of a human body back to the heart. There is a need for new prosthetic design to replace these diseased native venous valves in a human body. In this report, the steps in designing molds for the non-optimized design and optimized design of prosthetic venous valves are presented as well as conduits that are tested for their coadaptation in an in-vitro venous loop setup. Results in this experiment concluded that coadaptation of both designs in the in-vitro venous loop are positive and they can open and close under low pressure and pulsatile frequency. However, the coadaptation of the optimized design is slightly better than the non-optimized design since it can open and close at a lower pump pressure around 60% as compared to the non-optimized design at 65%.en_US
dc.format.extent108 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineeringen_US
dc.titleEvaluation of an artificial venous valveen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorMunirah Binte Ismail
dc.contributor.supervisorYeo Joon Hocken_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)en_US
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