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Table 2 Grids and results of the mesh independence study

From: Coronary fractional flow reserve measurements of a stenosed side branch: a computational study investigating the influence of the bifurcation angle

Number of elements Max velocity ΔPMB ΔPSB
[m/s] Perc. diff (%) [mmHg] Perc. diff (%) [mmHg] Perc. diff (%)
1,671,949 2.10 1.05  12.07 0.55  18.54 0.17 
2,390,756 2.12 0.36  12.12 0.13  18.58 0.03 
3,671,302 2.13 12.13 18.57
  1. The percentage difference is calculated with respect to the finest mesh