Analysis of blood flow through curved artery with mild stenosis

: pp. 217–225
Received: June 09, 2021
Accepted: January 21, 2022

Mathematical Modeling and Computing, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 217–225 (2022)

Central Department of Mathematics, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal
Central Department of Mathematics, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal
Department of Mathematics, R R Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
Department of Mathematics, Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

Building-up of plaque narrows arteries, decreasing blood flow to the heart, causing chest pain, shortness of breath, or other coronary artery disease signs and symptoms.  Implementing Navier–Stokes equations in a cylindrical coordinate system and assuming axial symmetry under laminar flow conditions, the study has been conducted on the two aspects of blood flow dynamics viz., velocity profile and volumetric flow rate of blood around curved stenosis with a variation of curvature of the artery and the stenosis thickness.  The blood flow behavior taking different values for the viscosity coefficient has been also studied.

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