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Cardiovascular Surgery

From the heart to the lumen: 3D and virtual reality voyage into the patient’s cardiovascular anatomy

Travel along and inside the aorta and the renal artery to visualize a kidney aneurysm inside and out – CT Scan

Visualize in 3D and in VR the aortic dissection: entry points, the true and false lumen, and dissection flap – CT Scan

Enter the aorta to visualize the Aortic Arch Aneurysm of a patient with congenital heart disease- CMR

Features

Depth visualization of afferent and efferent branches of aneurysm

Capacity to enter into vessel to visualize lumen, and plaques

Import of devices

Real time visualization of cone beam CTs and MRIs

Potential Uses and Benefits of Our Future Medical Solution

Surgical Decision tool:
endovascular versus vascular

 

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Planning:
acess site and implant selection

 

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Control in the OR:
implant placement confirmation

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Clinical Evidence

Fast-track VR for Cardiac Imaging in Congenital Heart Disease

We sought to evaluate the appropriateness of cardiac anatomy renderings by a new virtual reality (VR) technology, entitled DIVA, directly applicable to raw MRI imaging data without intermediate segmentation steps in comparison to standard 3D rendering techniques (3D PDF and 3D printing). Differences in post processing times were also evaluated.

Read Journal of Cardiac Surgery publication here

Testimonial

You can see the aneurysm very clearly and know whether this will need a bypass or a stent, so that very complex cases could be done very nicely. Great Software.

Dr. Sherif Sultan

President of International Societe of Vascular Surgery, Pr of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

We assessed the use of VR models that has all the advantages of the other 3D modeling techniques but with the significant advantages of being easy to manage, reproducible, faster, and less prone to human errors.

Francesca Raimondi et Al

Fast‐track virtual reality for cardiac imaging in congenital heart disease. Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 36(7), pp.2598-2602.