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How a 3-D Printer Changed a 4-Year-Old’s Heart and Life

October 6, 2015

(CNN) – Earlier this year, the hospital got a 3-D printer that makes exact replicas of organs that doctors can use to plan surgery, and even do practice operations. The printer uses images from patients’ MRI or CT scan images as a template and lays down layers of rubber or plastic.

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