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3D Printed Tracheal Splint Saves Babies

May 3, 2015

A 3D tracheal splint was custom designed for each baby, suffering a rare disorder in which the baby can’t breathe out. The splint holds the trachea open, then dissolves naturally as the baby grows and no longer needs the help.

No doubt this is just one of many such ingenious devices to come out of future printers.

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