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3D Printer Saves Toddler Struggling To Breathe

March 19, 2014 9:46 am Videos Comments

Garrett Peterson was born with Tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve. More simply stated, he had a hole between the lower chambers of his heart. The condition put significant pressure on his lungs and caused his airways to collapse. Doctors struggled to address the pressure, which is known as severe tracheobronchomalacia...


Surgeons Use 3D Technology In Brain Surgery

March 17, 2014 9:28 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

Surgeons at Chicago's Northwestern Medicine hospital are pioneering a new and innovative approach to brain surgery. The facility is using 3D glasses and monitors to improve visualization in the OR. The hospital is one of only three in the country to regularly employ the technology to remove brain tumors...


Man's Face Rebuilt With 3D Printer After Crash

March 14, 2014 10:30 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

A man seriously injured in a motorbike crash had his face reconstructed using a 3D printer. In a one-of-a-kind procedure, surgeons repaired Stephen Power’s cheekbone and eye socket using the cutting-edge technology in an eight-hour operation...


The Future Of 3D Technology In The OR: (Part 3)

March 10, 2014 9:52 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

In this third and final installment of “3D Technology And The Modern OR” we’ll try to predict how the healthcare industry’s view on 3D will evolve with time and how the products themselves will change in the coming years. We all know the need for greater visualization is there. What’s exciting, however, is that the potential for innovation is great. How will it all play out?


'Wearable Robot' Helps Paraplegics Walk

March 5, 2014 7:23 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

Patients and researchers testing the ReWalk exoskeleton at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York are hoping the device gets approved by the FDA for home use. That would allow paraplegics to walk, climb stairs, and avoid the health complications that come with being inactive in a wheelchair...


3D Technology And The Modern OR: Benefits Of 3D (Part 2)

March 3, 2014 9:27 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

In this edition of “3D Technology And The Modern OR” we’ll take a close look at some of the expectations and benefits of 3D visualization in the OR and why facilities of varying size and type have decided to invest in its potential...  


3D Heart Replica Saves Baby's Life

February 27, 2014 9:35 am | by CNN Videos Comments

A 3D plastic replica of a baby's heart helps doctor perform life-saving surgery on 14-month-old Roland, who is suffering from serious heart issues...                        


3D Technology And The Modern OR (Part 1)

February 24, 2014 9:54 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

In the inaugural edition of “3D Technology And The Modern OR” we’ll take a look at how the technology that supports OR visualization has evolved in the last several years and how the latest 3D products on the market has been received by the healthcare industry.


Teacher Gives Student Second Chance With Kidney

February 24, 2014 5:56 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A Colorado gym teacher gave the life-saving gift of a kidney to one of her students. As KCNC-TV's Kathy Walsh explains, the two individuals are now bonded for life...                            


3D Technology And The Modern OR Debuts Feb. 24

February 19, 2014 8:45 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Surgical Products is tackling the topic of 3D in the OR with a three-part video series entitled "3D Technology And The Modern OR." The first episode will take a closer look at how the definition of OR visualization has changed in the last few years and cover the healthcare industry's initial response to 3D. Look for it to debut Monday, Feb. 24.


Inspirational Message In Snow Brings Cheer To Chicago Hospital Patients

February 12, 2014 9:55 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

With the help of his dad, a 14-year-old boy stomped out a loving message in the snow that his mom could see from her hospital window at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center. Will Hart and his dad, Tim, wrote a gigantic message saying “HI MOM GOD BLESS U” on a parking garage rooftop visible from the top four to six floors of the hospital...


Amputee Naturally Feels Through Bionic Hand

February 6, 2014 9:50 am | by Medgadget Videos Comments

Italian researchers developed new technology that transmits what the fingers of a prosthetic are sensing as real tactile perception. They implanted electrodes in the remaining arm of a Danish patient at the median and ulnar nerves, which were then stimulated in response to the pressure sensors built into the prosthetic...


Teen Girl Undergoes Surgery For 'Suicide Disease'

February 5, 2014 10:49 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

Thirteen-year-old KatieRose Hamilton suffers from a disease called trigeminal neuralgia, an ailment characterized by significant facial pain. However, a recent surgery gives Hamilton the hope for the future...         


Teen Walking Again After 3D-Printed Hip Implant

February 4, 2014 9:00 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A 3D-printed hip implant is changing the life of a Swedish teenager who was facing the possibility of never walking again due to a rare hereditary condition...             


Surgeon Walks Miles Through Storm For Operation

January 31, 2014 9:51 am | by Associated Press Videos Comments

Alabama brain surgeon Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw walked approximately six miles through the height of Tuesday's winter storm to perform a life-saving brain operation. According to the Associated Press, the patient is said to be doing well...    



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