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Esaote to boost imaging IT offering with 3mensio buy

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Italian radiology firm Esaote has acquired 3mensio Medical Imaging, in a bid to expand its presence in the healthcare IT market. Genoa-based Esaote has integrated the Dutch advanced visualisation technology developer into its Pie Medical Imaging subsidiary, which is also based in the Netherlands. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. 3mensio's 3D/4D visualisation technology is used in endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and for transcatheter aortic valve implantation, to help surgeons plan procedures. Maastricht-based Pie Medical develops quantitative analysis software for cardiology and radiology applications, including its CAAS products. 3mensio's founder and CEO, Frank Wessels, will continue to lead the technical team in the new company, while CEO Paul Sysmans will remain involved as a consultant to the management.

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