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Table 7 Scaffold simulation steps (Luo et al. 2014)

From: Experimental and computational studies of poly-L-lactic acid for cardiovascular applications: recent progress

Step Detail Description
1 Crimp Rigid cylindrical tube to simulate a crimp tool (3.5 mm ➔ 1.5 mm)
2 Elastic recoil Removal of rigid cylindrical tube
3 Expansion Rigid cylindrical body denoting balloon catheter (➔ 3.2 mm inner radius)
4 Elastic recoil Removal of rigid cylindrical tube