Dr. Gerald Greil's Work in 3D Printing

In the early 2000s, Dr. Gerald Greil in the Heart Center helped pioneer 3D printing of the heart, inspired by a conversation with an engineer about how the auto industry uses the technology to make cars. Today, Children's Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center are on the cutting-edge of 3D technologies.

Watch how the technology has evolved from using body scans to create physical models, to exploring holographic images that show nearly every detail of a patient’s heart.