viernes, 12 de junio de 2015

China: 3D printer helps separate conjoined twins

In 2014, surgeons in the United States used a 3D printer to make a model of a two-week-old baby's heart, which was full of holes and had an unusual chamber layout. Doctors said the 3D model acted like a "road map", allowing them to examine the heart's structure ahead of the surgery. Now, Chinese surgeons have used 3D printing technology as part of a successful operation to separate conjoined twins. (Read more)

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