BOSTON, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BIOMODEX®, the chief in bio-realistic haptic simulators for patient-specific rehearsal and doctor coaching, in the present day introduced that its LAACS™ (Left Atrial Appendage Closure System) answer was used to carry out a simulation forward of a stay case to be offered on the TVT Structural Coronary heart Summit in Miami, FL.
Physicians on the Montreal Coronary heart Institute in Montreal, Quebec just lately rehearsed the total process of a Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO) for the primary time in North America utilizing a bio-realistic haptic simulator. This breakthrough was achieved by Dr. Reda Ibrahim (interventional heart specialist), Dr. Blandine Mondesert (electrophysiologist), and Dr. Walid Ben Ali (cardiac surgeon) using a 3D-printed reproduction of the affected person’s coronary heart. This reproduction is a part of a novel simulator that delivers lifelike catheter navigation, haptic suggestions, transesophageal echography, and fluoroscopic imaging.
“Rehearsing a selected case was very useful—particularly one during which we used modern applied sciences like the brand new Abbott Steerable Supply Sheath for the Amplatzer Amulet occluder, and the transseptal VersaCross Baylis System,” mentioned Dr. Ibrahim. “This lifelike simulation allowed us to maximise procedural success and security.”
For this case, Biomodex printed a 3D patient-specific cardiac anatomy based mostly on the affected person’s personal CTA photos. Fashions are fabricated from superior supplies that simulate the biomechanical traits and haptic suggestions of the anatomy. Moreover, the LAACS station replicates blood stream and viscosity and is ultrasound appropriate. The simulation is meant to spice up doctor confidence, cut back working instances, and reduce the chance of issues.
Cardiovascular transcatheter therapies have remodeled the therapy panorama, increasing choices for sufferers with structural coronary heart illness.
“Rehearsing these novel approaches utilizing a patient-specific anatomical mannequin is meant to raised put together physicians and doubtlessly enhance affected person outcomes,” mentioned Ziad Rouag, President and Chief Govt Officer of Biomodex. “It was an honor to help Dr. Ibrahim and his workforce.”
The rehearsal and subsequent stay affected person process have been carried out and recorded on the Montreal Coronary heart Institute. Dr. Ibrahim and his workforce will current their stay case at TVT 2021: The Structural Heart Summit on July 22 from 9:30am to 10:10am EDT (LAA Stay Case #20: Replace of Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion). To register, go to https://tvt2021.crfconnect.com. To study extra about Biomodex LAACS™ go to www.biomodex.com.
BIOMODEX® is the chief in bio-realistic haptic simulators and is predicated in Paris and Boston. Ranging from customary patient-specific medical imaging, Biomodex has developed a singular and enhanced 3D printed answer (3D) for patient-specific rehearsal and physicians’ superior coaching, combining biomechanics and fluid dynamics (4D) and imaging properties (5D). The Biomodex answer affords a tailor-made, end-to-end doctor expertise. The answer is totally built-in in each the imaging and procedural workflow, extremely moveable, and straightforward to make use of. Picture add, ordering, and fast supply are facilitated via a web-based portal permitting clients to keep up their very own portfolio. The answer is anticipated to lead to decreased procedural and hospitalization prices and improved acute and continual outcomes. Biomodex has efficiently commercialized a number of merchandise for neurovascular and structural coronary heart functions and is quick increasing its product portfolio via the applying of its core applied sciences.