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Commentary: 3D Aortic Grafts, Evolving Sci-Fi?

  • Zain Al Rstum
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    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas
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  • Anthony L. Estrera
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    Address reprint requests to Anthony L. Estrera, MD, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, 6400 Fannin Street, Ste. #2850, Houston, TX 77030.
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    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas
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      3D printing is an evolving technology, still in its early developmental stages in the treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms. Early experiences with 3D printed aortic grafts are emerging.
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