Spina Bifida

Spina Bifida is a congenital defect in which the vertebral column does not enclose properly, exposing the spinal cord. The degree of spinal cord involvement, from exposure to herniation, defines the severity and classification of the condition. In Spina Bifida Occulta and Meningocele defects, the exposure of the spinal cord is minimal, and patients present […] […]

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Pediatric Abscess Moulage

As part of a collaboration with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Project Firstline, Emory University’s Healthcare Human Factors Lab creates scenarios centered around infection prevention and control using high fidelity simulation. In one scenario, a nurse must culture an open abscess on a pediatric patient, but no commercially-available products accurately represented the pathology. […] […]

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Dermoid Cyst

Dermoid cysts is an encapsulated tissue growth that appears under the skin of the patient, in an unexpected location. Dermoid cysts usually contain a greasy yellow material, but bone, hair, nerves, skin, sweat glands, and teeth can also be found within cysts. Dermoid cysts are removed through surgery. The most common type of cysts are […] […]

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AI-driven Wound Healing Assessment

DASH is currently working with Predictive Healthcare to train their MyHealthPal™ AI-based wound monitoring technology. Life-like 3D printed wound samples represent the various stages of the healing process, while also including size and color variations that better match the patient population. DASH uses clinical images to create the wound models and advanced 3D modeling techniques […] […]

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Ventricular Tachycardia on Tetralogy of Fallot

Ventricular tachycardia in congenital heart Ventricular tachycardia (VT) can be treated by ablating regions of the heart where electrical conduction is abnormal. In some instances, abnormal conduction can be the result of scar tissue associated with previous surgical procedures. An Orlando Health patient born with a ventricular septal defect (VSD), repaired within his first year […] […]

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