3D-Print Heart Used for Surgery at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

3D printing has reached new applications and a Brooklyn surgeon recently used the three-dimensional technique repairing a congenital heart defect in a 2-week-old baby at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.

The research to develop the 3D-print technique to create an actual replica of a human heart using MRI data was funded by Matthew Hearts of Hope, a Sherman based foundation. Funding for the use of 3D-print heart for the Morgan Stanley surgery was also paid for by the foundation.

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