LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands- A use case

It is as if you hold a patient’s heart in your hands. This is the way cardio specialist Eduard Holman of the LUMC hospital describes it when he works with the new 3D visualization of the hart. The result: unique images, that give more information than ever before. Situation To diagnose a patient with heart problems a (2D) ultrasound is made. The 2D ultrasound only shows a small part of the heart and you need to be a specialist to make the correct diagnosis Complication For example using 2D ultrasound to determine the exact location of a perforation between the atria is very...

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Cardiology: Traditional 2D diagnosis and the benefits of PS-Techs technology

Situation We work on a daily basis in a multidisciplinary team, consisting of cardiologists and cardio-thoracic surgeons, to diagnose and treat complicated heart valvular diseases. To this end, adequate visualization of anatomy and pathology is mandatory to determine diagnosis, and formulate a surgical strategy. 2D echocardiography is up to now the cornerstone in this process. The benefits of PS-Medtechs technology is that the 3D workstations are the new stethoscopes of the cardiologist-of-the-future! Steven A.J. Chamuleau, MD,...

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