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Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971 -)

, Volume 187, Issue 1, pp 55–57 | Cite as

3D printing of severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a child with Rasopathy

  • N. F. Johnston
  • T. Prendiville
  • C. J. McMahon
Brief Report

Abstract

We describe the use of 3D printing in conjunction with echocardiography in assessing hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a boy with Rasopathy. 3D printing may supplement conventional imaging including echocardiography and MRI in the evaluation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Consent was obtained from the family to report this case.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Disclosure statement

We are grateful to Mr. Andrew Pendred for his assistance with image preparation.

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Copyright information

© Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. F. Johnston
    • 1
  • T. Prendiville
    • 1
  • C. J. McMahon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Paediatric CardiologyOur Lady’s Children’s Hospital, CrumlinDublinIreland

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