Tilting Disc

Some articles on disc, tilting:

Artificial Heart Valve - Mechanical Valves - Fluid Mechanics
... Bileaflet valves typically have higher PI’s than tilted-disc models, which in turn have higher PI’s than caged-ball models ... This effect is more dramatic in caged-ball valves than in tilting-disc and bileaflet valves ... Tilting-disc and bileaflet valves are comparable, with the bileaflet valves have a slightly larger regurgitation volume ...

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