Stereolithographic reproduction of complex cardiac morphology based on high spatial resolution imaging

@article{Greil2007StereolithographicRO,
  title={Stereolithographic reproduction of complex cardiac morphology based on high spatial resolution imaging},
  author={Dr. Gerald F. Greil and Ivo Wolf and Axel Kuettner and M. Fenchel and Stephan Miller and Petros Martirosian MSC and PhD Fritz Schick and Matthias Oppitz and Hans-Peter Meinzer and Ludger Sieverding},
  journal={Clinical Research in Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={96},
  pages={176-185}
}
Precise knowledge of cardiac anatomy is mandatory for diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart disease. Modern imaging techniques allow high resolution three-dimensional (3D) imaging of the heart and great vessels. In this study stereolithography was evaluated for 3D reconstructions of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data. A plastinated heart specimen was scanned with MDCT and after segmentation a stereolithographic (STL) model was produced with… CONTINUE READING
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