Using 3D Printed Babies For Neonatal Surgical Training

March 30, 2017

Using 3D Printed Babies For Neonatal Surgical Training

At Eindhoven’s University of Technology, Mark Thielen, is using 3D printing and 3D Hubs to develop an innovative training experience for students and doctors that uses lifelike newborn models with functional organs capable of intelligent sensor feedback.  This is essential for the neonatal field since doctors need complexity and feel of a newborn patient, which Thielen’s research is fulfilling with 3D Printed mannequins which have all their major internal organs functioning and equipped with sensors to monitor key measurements such as pressure, stress and impact during trial procedures (eg CPR, intubation).

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