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3D molds enable new standard of care for surgery

What if surgeons could practice an upcoming, particularly challenging surgery on a realistic model that looks and feels like an actual patient? This type of rehearsal is now a reality using a technique that mimics real human tissue.

“The entire process started with one patient,” says Ahmed Ghazi, MD, FEBU, MHPE, a Rochester, New York–based urologist who spearheaded the technique’s development.

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