Understanding Your Heart
An image of a 3D printed heart, used in a structural heart disease procedure

What Is Structural Heart Disease?

The human heart is a marvel – a magnificent structure that functions to pump blood through our bodies, supplying oxygen and other nutrition to our tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other waste. Any time an abnormality or defect weakens the heart’s structure – its walls, valves and muscles – …

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Innovation in Healthcare

3D Printing That Might Save Your Life

Technology serves many purposes. And one of those is saving lives. 3D printing – the same technology NASA uses on the International Space Station – has now helped more than 40 heart patients at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, many of whom otherwise had little hope of survival. Physicians at …

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