The following article was written as a resource for Kids With Heart members, and others with Congenital Heart Defects, by Lisa Giorgetti, a community liason for Social Security Disability Help.
By: Lisa Giorgetti
In families where there is a loved one who is living with congenital heart defects, it’s not uncommon for financial strain to occur. In some cases, individua...
Surgeons at a New York hospital have credited 3D printing with helping to save the life of a 2-week-old baby who required complicated heart surgery.
Using MRI scan data, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York City 3D printed a copy of the child’s heart, which was both riddled with holes and structured unusually.
Surgery was going to be complicated and dangero...