3-D printed airway splints

Second Child Saved By 3-D Printed Airway Splints

Tracheal splints created using 3-D printing have successfully improved the lung function of an 18-month-old boy with severe tracheobronchomalacia, making him the second child whose life has been saved by the technology developed by University of Michigan doctors.

ventilated patient

FDA: Doribax Not Approved to Treat VAP

Doribax (doripenem), an antibacterial drug that has been used to treat patients who develop pneumonia while on ventilators, carries an increased risk of death and lower clinical cure rates compared to similar antibacterial drugs, according to the FDA.