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Cardiology Management

3D Printed Model Guides Heart Valve Replacement

2015 06 Jul

A team of cardiologists at UCLA used a minimally invasive approach to replace a heart valve of a patient whose unique heart anatomy made conventional open-heart surgery too risky.  The team printed a 3-D model of Richard Whitaker’s heart to determine whether a replacement valve would align and fit with his unusually large pulmonary arteries. ... Read more