Designing Customized 3D Printed Models for Surgical Planning in Repair of Congenital Heart Defects
AbstractAdvances in diagnostic imaging and 3D printing technology
have enabled the creation of patient-specic models. This
research established a wor kow for creating 3D printed
congenital hear t defec t (CHD) models, focusing specically on
creating aor tic arch models optimized for surgical planning and
simulation for hypoplastic left hear t syndrome (HLHS) stage I
palliation. Novel methods for creating C T as well as 3D
ultrasound and 3D fetal ultrasound derived prints were explored.
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