Innovations in the operating room continue to astonish patients. At one of IHP’s preferred partner hospitals, Houston Methodist Research Institute, the director of MRI core works with neurosurgeons to help them create 3-D plastic replicas’ of a patient’s brain. The process begins with an MRI, which gets converted with a special software into a 3-D image. Then a 3-D printer heats plastic and creates a replica of the patients brain. This method is very effective in patients who have had strokes, and has saved lives. Click to read more

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