The Dynamic Cardiac Biosimulator: a Method for Training Physicians in Beating-Heart Mitral Valve Repair Procedures.
A dynamic animal heart biosimulator (ed.: LifeTec Group’s Cardiac Biosimulator Platform) is evaluated during extruded polytetrafluoroethylene artificial chordae implantation into flail mitral leaflets under echocardiographic navigation. Concomitant hemodynamic changes are displayed simultaneously.
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol. 155, Issue 1, p147–155