3D-Printed Model of Cerebral Blood Vessels Helps Surgeons Plan Life-Saving Operation

A 3D-printed model of the blood vessels inside a woman’s brain has helped surgeons practise life-saving surgery.

The surgeons needed to operate to correct a weakness, or aneurysm, in a blood vessel inside the patient’s head.

Scans of the aneurysm revealed that the usual approach surgeons would take to fix it would not have worked. Continue reading “3D-Printed Model of Cerebral Blood Vessels Helps Surgeons Plan Life-Saving Operation”