We report the results of numerical simulation of the mitral valve in human heart. The
beam-shell geometry model was created based on anatomical atlases and taking into account
the heterogeneity of distribution of the mitral valve's leaflets thickness. The full cycle of the
mitral valve opening and closure was simulated using the finite element analysis software
ANSYS Mechanical. The method of data processing from a computer tomography in a solid
CAD model was implemented and tested.
Keywords: mitral valve, finite element simulation, computed tomography.
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