3D printing at The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National is highlighted in a video by the National.
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Children’s National Health System offers robotic surgery as a minimally invasive option for some pediatric urologic procedures, including pyeloplasty for obstruction and ureteral reimplantation for vesicoureteral reflux.
Founded in 2009 through a $150 million gift from the government of Abu Dhabi, the mission of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation (SZI) is to make pediatric surgery more precise, less invasive, and pain free.
The Second Annual Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium in October 2014 brought together a diverse group of experts representing multiple disciplines (life sciences, medicine, engineering, law, and regulatory affairs) and sectors (industry, government, academia, and advocacy).
Larry Mahan, PhD, director of innovation for the Sheikh Zayed Institute, discusses how experts in innovation collaborate with investigators from the very start to speed up research and development in pediatric surgery.