Intermountain docs image, model and save patient’s kidney

Using CT scans to create a 3D printout of a patient’s kidney for presurgical planning, a urologist and a radiologist at Intermountain Healthcare in Utah have led a care team in removing a complicated tumor while preserving the actual kidney.

“We’re giving doctors additional visual tools to see the anatomy in a different way,” one of the team members told Intermountain’s news office. “[W]e talk about reimagining imaging—it’s the evolution of imaging.”

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