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The study of flow rate, resistive impedance of blood flowing through stenosed artery

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Mathematics, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune, India
  • 2Department of Mathematics, Dr. B. N. Purandare Arts, Commerce and Science College, Lonavla, Pune, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 6, Issue (2), Pages 30-34, February,2 (2017)


The present paper aims to compute flow rate, resistive impedance of blood flowing through stenosed artery. The flow of blood in constricted artery is studied. The blood is treated as Newtonian fluid. The equations involved in the mathematical model are solved using finite difference approximations. The flow rate is calculated at the beginning and end of arterial segment. It is also calculated in the region of stenosis. Flow rate and resistive impedance are plotted axially for different values of time.


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