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UCONN DOCTORS USING 3-D MODELS TO PRACTICE DELICATE SURGERY

Doctors at the University of Connecticut are using 3-D printing technology to help them practice some delicate brain surgery.

Since 2012, physicians have been using a procedure to treat strokes called a mechanical thrombectomy, guiding a catheter through a patient’s arteries and vessels into the brain to remove blood clots.

Medical physicist David Brotmann came up with the

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