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Investigation into the collagen fibre-mediated fatigue mechanics of bovine pericardium for use in bioprosthetic heart valves (Trinity College Dublin. School of Engineering. Discipline of Mechanical & Manuf. Eng, 2021)Bioprosthetic heart valve replacements have long been associated with inadequate durability in vivo, owing primarily to mechanical damage and calcification of the glutaraldehyde-fixed bovine pericardial leaflets (GLBP). ...