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Table 1 Stent properties and indices of wall shear stress

From: Axial stent strut angle influences wall shear stress after stent implantation: analysis using 3D computational fluid dynamics models of stent foreshortening

Stent Length (mm) 16 14 12
Luminal surface area covered by the stent (%) 24 22 19
Stent strut angle with respect to primary flow direction (°) 151 146 141
Proximal Intrastrut WSS < 5 dynes/cm 2 (%) 48 52 55
Middle Intrastrut WSS < 5 dynes/cm 2 (%) 18 46 50
Distal Intrastrut WSS < 5 dynes/cm 2 (%) 12 21 48
Total area exposed to WSS < 5 dynes/cm 2 (mm 2 ) 117 111 96.8
Total area exposed to WSSG > 20 dynes/cm 3 (mm 2 ) 89.3 72.5 67.4
Normalized area exposed to WSS < 5 dynes/cm 2 0.71 0.77 0.78
Normalized area exposed to WSSG > 20 dynes/cm 3 0.54 0.50 0.54
WSSG max (dynes/cm 3 ) 248 293 395
  1. Abbreviations: WSS = wall shear stress; WSSG = wall shear stress gradient