Emerging 3D technologies and applications within congenital heart disease: teach, predict, plan and guide

Written by Future Cardiology

3D technologies CHD VR
CREDIT: Future Medicine

In this Review from our sister publication, Future Cardiology, the authors discuss emerging 3D technologies and their applications in managing congenital heart disease, focusing on a ‘teach, predict, plan and guide’ framework.  Keywords: 3D printing • 3D rotational angiography • 3D visualization • augmented reality • congenital heart disease • virtual reality 3D visualization technologies have evolved to become a mainstay in the management of congenital heart disease (CHD) with a growing presence within multiple facets. Printed and virtual 3D models allow for a more comprehensive approach to educating trainees and care team members. Computational fluid dynamics can take 3D modeling to...

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