Three-dimensional echocardiography paves the way toward virtual reality.


The heart is a three-dimensional (3-D) object and, with the help of 3-D echocardiography (3-DE), it can be shown in a realistic fashion. This capability decreases variability in the interpretation of complex pathology among investigators. Therefore, it is likely that the method will become the standard echocardiography examination in the future. The… (More)