TRILUMINATE Pivotal Study for Abbott’s TriClip device

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According to Professor Georg Nickenig, lead investigator of the study and chair of Internal Medicine and Polyclinic II at the University of Bonn, Germany, presented findings. Data show a TR reduction of at least one grade in 87 percent of patients with symptomatic or greater TR and improvements in quality-of-life, “The TriClip is a version of the MitraClip used for transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) to resolve mitral regurgitation. A post hoc registry analysis of MitraClip use for TR has indicated TR reduction and improved clinical outcomes out to one year. Treatment for TR is currently limited to the use of diuretics and high-risk surgical procedures. Nickenig said minimally invasive catheter-based procedures (such as TriClip) may reduce TR with low procedural risk.”

 

TriClip Device For Tricuspid Regurgitation Effective at One Year in TRILUMINATE Study

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3D Printing For Cardiology

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According to Dee Dee Wang, M.D., director, structural heart imaging at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit,” explains how her center uses 3-D printing and computer-aided design (CAD) software to improve patient outcomes. She spoke to DAIC at the 2017 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting. ‘The Use of 3-D Printing in Cardiology’ and “Henry Ford Hospital Study Shows 3-D Imaging Improves Fixing Broken Hearts.”

According to Rob Beanlands, M.D., FASNC, 2019 American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) president, shares a couple of trends he sees in cardiac nuclear imaging. He is the Vered Chair and division head of cardiology and director of the National Cardiac PET Centre at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada. He said,” overall trends he sees in nuclear cardiology include the use of better myocardial reserve quantification so it is clear whether revascularization would help patients. Beanlands also said there is increasing interest in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging because of its superior image quality and increasing access to PET radiotracers. New tracers on the horizon will also increase the image quality and flexibility of PET to accommodate exercise stress.”

 

The Future of 3-D Printing in Medicine

VIDEO: Applications in Cardiology for 3-D Printing and Computer-Aided Design

VIDEO: Better Flow Quantification and Rise of PET Among Trends in Cardiac Nuclear Imaging

A family permanently lives in a 3D-printed home

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A family permanently lives in a 3D-printed home, take a look at the ‘Yhnova project’ in France, according to Ville de Nantes, “Nantes has provided the site for a house, Yhnova Batiprint3D™, built in just a few days, thanks to a 3D printer. This innovation, of the University of Nantes, was made possible thanks to the pooling of know-how of different partners: scientists, industrialists, public and socio-economic actors.”

From comments,

Rocio Dos Santos
3 months ago
Do they keep the foam once the concrete is dry? I did not understand that part. Thanks in advance.

 

Research at Université de Nantes

A French family just became the first to permanently live in a 3D-printed home — take a look

3D printed Heathrow Airport’s expansion

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According to Royal BAM Group and TechRadar, “European construction giant Royal Bam is hoping to use its 3D printing expertise to help in the building of Heathrow Airport planned expansion.”

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Heathrow Airport’s expansion could be built with the help of 3D printers

Risk factors for osteoporosis and treatment adherence with osteoporosis medications

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According to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Endocrinology,” She has published widely in the medical literature and is co-editor of the book, The Bone and Mineral Manual.Dr. Siris served as the Medical Director of NORA, the National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment, a public health initiative and longitudinal study of osteoporosis that included over 200,000 postmenopausal women in the US. Most recently her research activity has focused both on risk factors for osteoporosis and treatment adherence with osteoporosis medications. Siris has been interviewed frequently on both television and radio and is often quoted in print media regarding osteoporosis.”

 

The Osteoporosis Manual: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management

Ethel S. Siris, MD

 

3D Printing Market worth $42.9 billion by 2025 with a growing CAGR of 23.3%

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According to the new research report from MarketsandMarkets,”3D Printing Market by Offering (Service and Printer); Process (Directed Energy Deposition and Power Bed Fusion); Technology (Selective and Direct Metal Laser Sintering); Application (prototyping and part manufacturing); End users (industrial and education) and Geography – Global Forecast to 2025. 3D Printing Market worth $42.9 billion by 2025 with a growing CAGR of 23.3%.”

 

 

3D Printing Market worth $42.9 billion by 2025 with a growing CAGR of 23.3%