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3-D Printing: The Future is Now!

Posted by Emerald Coast Medical Association on May 4, 2018 8:56:22 AM

A nine-month-old baby was born with a fatal heart defect in China. Suffering from a rare condition which was extremely difficult to repair, the doctors were concerned about performing the delicate surgery. The medical team decided to build a full-sized model of the infant’s heart with  a 3-D printer in order to pre-plan and practice the risky and complex surgery. Thanks in part to the accuracy the 3-D model enabled them to have, the doctors were successful and the little boy is expected to survive with few lasting effects.

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Topics: News, Treatment, Member Meetings

ECMA Members Featured in the Circuit Magazine

Posted by Michelle Flaat on Jun 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Emerald Coast Medical Association members are the exclusive authors of the 'Ask the Doctor' column for The Circuit magazine. Our members create educational articles that are provided to the public.

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Topics: Member Portal, Member Meetings

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