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Figure S4 from Regulation of valve interstitial cell homeostasis by mechanical deformation: implications for heart valve disease and surgical repair

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posted on 05.10.2017 by Salma Ayoub, Chung-Hao Lee, Kathryn H. Driesbaugh, Wanda Anselmo, Connor T. Hughes, Giovanni Ferrari, Robert C. Gorman, Joseph H. Gorman, Michael S. Sacks
Projected 2D planes at key kinematic states for a flat-ring surgical repair: β0: in vitro mechanical testing configuration termed “free floating state”, β2: ex vivo state (heart removed), β0: in vivo pressure-loaded state. λC and λR denote the circumferential and radial tissue level deformations between the different kinematic states.