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Computed Tomography–Derived 3D Modeling to Guide Sizing and Planning of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Interventions – JIMG August 2021

A plethora of catheter-based strategies have been developed to treat mitral valve disease. Evolving 3-dimensional (3D) multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) technology can accurately reconstruct the mitral valve by means of 3-dimensional computational modeling (3DCM) to allow virtual implantation of catheter-based devices. 3D printing complements computational modeling and offers implanting physician teams the opportunity to evaluate devices in life-size replicas of patient-specific cardiac anatomy. MDCT-derived 3D computational and 3D-printed modeling provides unprecedented insights to facilitate hands-on procedural planning, device training, and retrospective procedural evaluation. This overview summarizes current concepts and provides insight into the application of MDCT-derived 3DCM and 3D printing for the planning of transcatheter mitral valve replacement and closure of paravalvular leaks. Additionally, future directions in the development of 3DCM will be discussed.



Y.S. Chandrashekhar, MD, DM, FACC

CME Editor
Ragavendra R. Baliga, MD

Joris F. Ooms, MD
Nicolas M. Van Mieghem, MD, PhD

Important Dates

Date of Release: August 2, 2021
Term of Approval/Date of CME/MOC/ECME Expiration: August 1, 2022

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Aug 01, 2022
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ABIM-MOC Point
1 ECME Credit
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