Ohio State’s 3-D modeling technology for heart patients assists surgeons

Ohio State’s 3-D modeling technology for heart patients assists surgeons

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is using 3-D printing technology to help surgeons determine the best methods of replacing aortic valves in their patients’ hearts.

Ohio State Wexner Medical Center physicians and biomedical engineers from Ohio State’s College of Engineering have partnered to develop 3-D printed models of the aortic valves and their neighboring heart structures so that the doctors can predict potential complications in valve replacement surgery.

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Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Originally published March 7, 2019.

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