Editorial: 3D printing in congenital cardiology 

Written by Danielle Strah, Joshua Yell, Michael Seckeler

The goal of this editorial is to provide a brief overview of the process of 3D printing as well as highlighting the utilization of 3D models of congenital heart disease (CHD) when explaining diagnoses to patients and their families, teaching trainees about CHD and in pre-procedural planning for both interventional cardiologists as well as cardiac surgeons.   Biographies Dr Michael Seckeler is a Pediatric and Adult Congenital Interventional Cardiologist at Banner University Medical Center – Tucson/University of Arizona (AZ, USA). Seckeler has a special interest in 3D imaging and 3D printing and their applications to improving the care of patients with congenital heart disease through trainee and family education and...

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