Tandon in the News

Predicting Right-Size Of Heart Valves Before Surgery


 Children born with a certain congenital heart defect often need a pulmonary valve surgically inserted when they are 10 to 15 years old. Researchers have now developed computer simulations to determine if the necessary valve will fit in the individual's heart -- before the surgery takes place.

What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than help save a child's heart? That's what Vittoria Flamini, an industry assistant professor in Tandon's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has in mind.

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