Cited Publications

A novel 3D-Printed preferential posterior mitral annular dilation device delineates regurgitation onset threshold in an ex vivo heart simulator

...This work shows the design and implementation of a 3D-printed valve dilation device to preferentially dilate the posterior mitral valve annulus... ...In brief, a custom 3D-printed left heart chamber (Fig. 2A) was mounted to a pulsatile linear piston pump (ViVitro Superpump, ViVitro Labs, Victoria, BC, Canada) with the ability to generate physiologic conditions … ...this annular dilation device provides the means to investigate the design and optimization of novel annuloplasty rings....

Go to the Article

Join over 5000 cardiovascular device professionals who receive our testing and engineering insights and tips every month.