**43**, 3, pp. 475-486, 1995

### On Micropolar Fluid Model for Blood Flow Through an Artery with Mild Stenosis

Blood flow through an artery with various shapes of mild constrictions has been analysed by characterising it as a micropolar fluid. Microsfructural effects on the pressure gradient, resistance to the flow and the wall shear stress are determined. The results are numerically computed and discussed.

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