3D Printing Saves a Baby’s Life-Again

Remember Kaiba Gionfriddo? This tot was born with a certain defect that caused his airway to collapse, and might well have ultimately killed him. He’s not alone, either; around 2,000 children are born every year with just such a defect, and though many are corrected by the time the child turns three, this isn’t always the case. But a 3D printed device rendered this defect largely meaningless, and 3D printing is once again saving the lives of children thanks to a new case involving a 3D printed model of a human heart.
(…weiter auf healthtechzone.com)




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