3D-printed airway keeps Ohio infant breathing

05/23/2013 | Las Vegas Sun

Time was of the essence as doctors used a 3D printer to fashion an airway splint that saved an Ohio infant's life, according to this article. The boy was born with a birth defect that caused his airway to collapse periodically. The quick plastic fix -- which had never been tried before -- has now worked for more than a year without failing.

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