Virtual bench testing is a numerical methodology which has been applied to the study of coronary interventions. It exploits the amazing growth of computer performance for scientific calculation and makes it possible to simulate very different and complex multiphysics environments and processes, including coronary bifurcation stenting. The quality of prediction from any computer model is very sensitive to the quality of the input data and assumptions. This also holds true in stent virtual bench testing. This paper reviews the state of the art in the field of bifurcation stenting modelling and identifies the current advantages and limitations of this methodology.

dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJV11SVA7, hdl.handle.net/1765/85981
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Migliavacca, F, Chiastra, C, Chatzizisis, Y.S, & Dubini, G. (2015). Virtual bench testing to study coronary bifurcation stenting. EuroIntervention, 11, V31–V34. doi:10.4244/EIJV11SVA7