An Italian hospital ran out of ICU valves. A local biz brought a 3D printer to the hospital, redesigned & produced the valves in a few hours. “At the time of writing, 10 patients are accompanied in breathing by a machine that uses a 3D printed valve.”
An Italian hospital ran out of ICU valves. A local business brought a 3D printer to the hospital, redesigned & produced valves in a few hours. “At the time of writing, 10 patients are assisted in breathing by a machine that uses a 3D printed valve.” #hope
A Brescia hospital urgenty needed valves for their ventilators. A journalist contacted the local #Fablab, who contacted a local 3D printing expert who came to the hospital, redesigned the part, and printed a replacement on the spot. 1/
An Italian hospital ran out of valves for their ventilators. A local biz brought a #3Dprinter to the hospital, & printed the valves in a few hours. “At the time of writing, 10 pts are accompanied in breathing by a machine that uses a #3Dprinted valve.”
"Italian hospital saves Covid-19 patients lives by 3D printing valves for reanimation devices"
This story from Italy is quite remarkable if true "Italian hospital saves Covid-19 patients lives by 3D printing valves for reanimation devices — The supply chain was broken, people and 3D printing rose to the occasion"
Coronavirus and 3D printing (it worked, it helped) - cc ⁦
Italian hospital saves Covid-19 patients lives by 3D printing valves for reanimation devices
I read the article very carefully, and it seems like "reanimation" refers to ventilator machines, and has nothing in common with H.P. Lovecraft's story, "Herbert West, Re-Animator."
"A company in the area, Isinnova, brought a 3D printer directly to the hospital and, in just a few hours, redesigned and then produced the [valve for an intensive care device]."
Italian hospital saves Covid-19 patients lives by 3D printing valves for reanimation devices
Coronavirus and 3D printing - 3D Printing Media Network
Italian hospital saves Covid-19 patients lives by 3D printing valves for reanimation devices: The supply chain was broken, people and 3D printing rose to the occasion [3/14/19]