3D Printing Used to Predict Behavior of Replacement Heart Valves

3D printing has been studied by several different institutions as a method for aiding in a process called transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR. More than one in eight people…

Admedus Sees Success with Initial Live Animal Testing of 3D Printed TAVR Heart Valve

There are a few surgical options to treat the tens of thousands of people who are diagnosed with heart valve disease each year, such as risky open heart surgery and…

Study Confirms Effectiveness of 3D Modeling and 3D Printing in Prevention of Heart Valve Complications

For the millions of people diagnosed with heart valve disease every year, there are a few options for treatment. These include open heart surgery, but some people are considered too…

Physicians and Engineers Use 3D Printing and Modeling to Determine Which Surgical Approach is Best in Aortic Valve Replacements

We’ve seen 3D printed heart valve models used for training purposes before, as well as 3D printed patient-specific heart valve models and aortas used in pre-surgical planning. The latter is what physicians…

3D Printed Metamaterials Used for Patient-Specific Heart Valve Models May Help Cardiac Patients

Every year, tens of thousands of people are diagnosed with heart valve disease, and of these people, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is considered a good option for those considered…


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