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Groundbreaking 3D-Printed Device Saves Baby's Life
2013-05-23 11:23:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using 3D printing technology and a little ingenuity, doctors at the University of Michigan´s C.S. Mott Children's Hospital were able to help an infant with a collapsed bronchus to breathe by constructing a life-saving device. "Quite a few doctors said he had a good chance of not leaving the hospital alive," April Gionfriddo said about her now 20-month-old son, Kaiba. "At that point, we were desperate. Anything that would work, we...


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