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Effects of Cinching Force on the Tricuspid Annulus: A Species Comparison, J Aleman, A Adkins, L Boies, F Al-Quiati, E Sako , Bhattacharya S, J Cardiovasc Dis Diagn, 5 (283), 2

Adkins A*, Aleman J*, Boise L, Sako E, Bhattacharya S, Force Required to Cinch the Tricuspid Annulus: An ex vivo study, J Heart Valve Dis. 2015 Sep;24(5):644-52

Bhattacharya S, He ZM, Mechanics of Edge-to-edge-repair and MitraClip Procedure, Journal of Long Term Medical Implant, 2015;25(1-2):135-45

Bhattacharya S, Pham T, He Z, Sun W, Tension to passively cinch the mitral annulus through coronary sinus access: an ex vivo study in ovine model., Journal of Biomechanics, 2014 Apr 11;47(6):1382-8



PhD Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

MS Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

BE Mechanical Engineering
University of Burdwan, India


Heart Valves, Soft Tissue mechanics, Bio-fluid Mechanics, Bio-Heat transfer, Biomedical devices
Design, Applied mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Biomedical Engineering
Teaching Interests

Mechanical Design, Strength of Materials, Engineering Graphics, Fluid Mechanics (undergraduate level)
Statics, Thermodynamics, Dynamics, Heat Transfer, Turbomachinery (undergraduate level)
Computational Mechanics, Biofluid Mechanics, Tissue biomechanics, Composite Materials, Elasticity (Both Graduate and undergraduate level)