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Luminal Flow Amplifies Stent-Based Drug Deposition in Arterial Bifurcations

  • Vijaya B. Kolachalama mail,

    vbk@mit.edu

    Affiliation: Biomedical Engineering Center, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Evan G. Levine,

    Affiliation: Biomedical Engineering Center, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Elazer R. Edelman

    Affiliations: Biomedical Engineering Center, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: December 02, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008105

About the Authors

Vijaya B. Kolachalama, Evan G. Levine, Elazer R. Edelman
Biomedical Engineering Center, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Elazer R. Edelman
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: vbk@mit.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VBK ERE. Performed the experiments: VBK EGL. Analyzed the data: VBK ERE. Wrote the paper: VBK ERE.