Virtual reality and 3D printing prepares anesthesiologists for pediatric lung surgery

Written by Georgi Makin

using 3D printing and virtual reality to prepare for surgery

A surgical team in Israel has benefitted from the use of 3D printing and virtual reality to model the exact airway dimensions and shape of 7-year-old girl, prior to live-saving surgery on her lungs. >> Find out more about this news story in the ‘Peek behind the paper’ interview with Ruth Shaylor from the Division of Anesthesia, Pain and Intensive Care at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Tel Aviv, Israel). A team of anesthesiologists in Israel has reported that they are the first to employ 3D printing coupled with virtual reality (VR) to model an airway of a 7-year-old patient...

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