A case series suggests that patients with anatomically complex congenital heart disease typically addressed with single-ventricle palliation can fare well with a “ventricular switch” procedure that creates a two-ventricle circulation.
In a Q&A, Karl West, MS, Director of Medical Device Solutions at Cleveland Clinic, discusses how he and his team are partnering with clinical teams to turn ideas into inventions.
A practical new review article surveys the benefits and limitations of 3D-printed heart replicas in clinical practice, and offers advice for those considering adopting the technology.
Learn how we’re advancing treatment of brain aneurysms with 3D-printed models, intrasaccular flow disruption and flow diverter stenting.
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We report one of the first uses of 3D printing in this setting and review the technology’s promising benefits and potential place in brain aneurysm repair.
A lung cancer survivor with abnormal stricture of the trachea and bronchus receives a customized, 3D-printed silicone stent, an approach pioneered at Cleveland Clinic.
A 30-year-old born with heterotaxy presents with cyanosis and a prior stroke. Can a 3D-printed model of his complex anatomy reveal the feasibility of biventricular repair? Check out this short captioned video.
The versatility provided by 3D printing gives medical practitioners the ability to provide patients the most advanced care, while simultaneously minimizing the risk of complication.
Face transplant seemed like a natural application for the Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality platform. Here’s how clinical and biomedical engineering innovators made it a reality for the first time ever.
Researchers report that the model promises a way to visualize regions of atherosclerotic stenosis at very low cost.