Pie Medical Imaging has released the 3mensio Structural Heart, dedicated to the planning of structural heart interventions. The new release includes an optimised mitral workflow and a new septal crossing workflow for planning of mitral valve procedures to determine the appropriate access route based on computed tomography images. The new innovations will be exhbitied at the upcoming EuroPCR meeting (19–22 May, Paris, France).
The company believes that more insight in the size and shape of the mitral valve is “vital” for pre-procedural planning of mitral valve replacement and repair procedures. Pie Medical’s mitral workflow provides “advanced” visualisation and sizing of the mitral annulus and its surrounding structures like the aortic valve and coronary arteries. The new technology can also simulate the possible impact on the LVOT clearance of placing a valve.
The septal crossing workflow enables visualisation of cardiac structures in a simulated angioview, in which the company says anatomic relations between the interatrial septum, LAA ostium, mitral annulus and vena cava can be determined.