What is it about?

Imposing a presure gradient on blood flow to approximate to the real case of pumping blood in a periodic pressure (heart) fashion (pulse). Comparison and model predictions using real blood rheometric data.

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Why is it important?

A posible explanation of why the heart works as a pulsatile pump

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This page is a summary of: On the pulsating flow behavior of a biological fluid: human blood, Rheologica Acta, February 2017, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/s00397-017-0994-3.
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