The use of planning aids in perinatal Congenital Heart Diseases

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by Alessandro Ricci, 3DIFIC

Although there are 3D printing case reports in almost every subspecialty of medicine to date, the rate of adoption in the field of congenital heart disease is particularly advanced. This is due, in no small part, to the fact that the heart is a hollow organ, which makes it a perfect substrate for 3D printing. More importantly, medical decision-making in CHD is informed by assessment of the anatomic morphology of the heart because cardiac pathology is a direct manifestation of the underlying 3D structure.

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Make treatable the untreatable – Presented by Alessandro Ricci, 3Dific

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Make treatable the untreatable – Presented by Alessandro Ricci, 3Dific

We’ll present a full digital path realized to treat a massive, retrocoastal tumour after a previous chemotherapy. The case was initially classified as non-treatable. EDIFIC provided a digital and 3D printing solution that the surgeon used. The treatment was fully successful. Continue reading “Make treatable the untreatable – Presented by Alessandro Ricci, 3Dific”