March 04, 2016 2:09 PM

How 3-D Printed Devices Saved Three Babies' Lives

When a life-threatening condition called tracheobronchomalacia left three babies struggling to breathe, new technology — in the form of 3-D printing — offered a solution.

 

Custom-printed tracheal splints developed at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital helped to open the children's airways, giving their families new hope.