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Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for Cardiovascular Planning Software Suite
Introductory Workflow, Mimics Enlight Mitral provides support for transcatheter mitral valve replacements
Mimics Enlight is based on the strengths of Materialise’s Mimics
Innovation Suite, which has helped clinicians produce patient-specific
3D models for more than 20 years. Created in collaboration with
“We believe in the power of our mission to create a better and healthier
Each mitral valve replacement differs due to a patient’s unique anatomy, making procedural planning crucial to the successful implantation of TMVR devices. Accurate measurements during planning are vital for predicting patients’ risk for left ventricle outflow track (LVOT) obstruction, a complication resulting in obstruction of blood flow out of the left ventricle to the rest of the body.
“Materialise has a wealth of medical technology and experience built throughout two decades of development and implementation of the Mimics Innovation Suite,” said Brigitte de Vet-Veithen, vice president of Materialise Medical. “That expertise in delivering patient-specific solutions serves as the foundation for Mimics Enlight Mitral’s ability to consistently view and measure each patient’s complex mitral valve anatomy. Using a 3D model created in Mimics Enlight Mitral improves physicians’ ability to understand and plan procedures before entering the cath lab and gives them the reliable measurements critical to successful implantation of TMVR devices in highly diseased hearts.”
Leveraging Materialise’s expertise in creating accurate patient-specific 3D anatomical models, Mimics Enlight Mitral gives clinicians accurate 3D models for consistency in taking measurements like Neo-LVOT to screen patients for TMVR therapy, plan procedures and determine the appropriate size and positioning of TMVR devices.
Materialise, a leader in software solutions and 3D printing services in the medical and industrial markets, helps medical professionals improve procedural planning and communications through innovative 3D solutions. With Mimics Enlight, clinicians and hospitals will be able to scale their 3D modeling solutions for cardiovascular procedures, knowing they are working with a trusted partner in the medical device field.
Learn more about the Mimics Enlight Software from the Materialise
medical team at the Transcatheter Valve Therapies TVT2019 – Structural
Heart Summit in
Materialise incorporates nearly three decades of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialise’s open and flexible solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place. Headquartered in
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