3D Printing At Cleveland Clinic

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Cleveland Clinic physicians and researchers use 3D printing technology to model parts of the human body. The models help physicians visualize a problem .


Forget documents, spreadsheets and photographs.


The 3-D printer at Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute can print a model of a human heart.



“You can think of it a lot like an inkjet printer at home, just with an added dimension,” says Ryan Klatte, a senior research engineer. But when Klatte explains exactly what the printer can do, it is clear this is not your average inkjet.





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