Figure 20b

Normal MV: Stereolithographic model of a normal MV at systole as seen from the left atrium (A) and from the left ventricle (B) Even details of the MV are clearly visible. Back light photography of the model (C) demonstrates the transparent appearance of the acrylic material.

Binder, T.M., Moertl, D., Mundigler, G., Rehak, G., Franke, M., Delle-Karth, G., Mohl, W., Baumgartner, H., Maurer, G., Stereolithographic Biomodeling to Create Tangible Hard Copies of Cardiac Structures from Echocardiographic Data: In Vitro and In Vivo Validation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Vol 35, Jan 2000, No 1, A-38.

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