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3D-printed splint used to help a baby breathe again

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3D printing doesnt have to be limited to tchotchkes. The production method has already proven its utility in surgery, and now a doctor has used 3D printing to help save a babys life. University of Michigan doctor Glenn Green used a 3D-printed splint to support the trachea in an emergency procedure, and so far the results have been extremely promising.

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