Supplementary Materials

Supplementary Material for:

Mitigation of tracheobronchomalacia with 3D-printed personalized medical devices in pediatric patients

Robert J. Morrison, Scott J. Hollister, Matthew F. Niedner, Maryam Ghadimi Mahani, Albert H. Park, Deepak K. Mehta, Richard G. Ohye, Glenn E. Green*

*Corresponding author. E-mail: gegreen{at}

Published 29 April 2015, Sci. Transl. Med. 7, 285ra64 (2015)
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3010825

This PDF file includes:

  • Materials and Methods
  • Fig. S1. Contour plot of opening displacement of the tracheobronchial splint under 15-N opening load.
  • Fig. S2. In vivo placement of tracheobronchial splint.
  • Fig. S3. Isolation and segmentation of tracheobronchial tree in Mimics.
  • Fig. S4. Opening displacement testing of the tracheobronchial splint on the MTS RT/30 Alliance machine.
  • Table S1. Compression, three-point bending, and opening displacement mechanical testing for tracheobronchial splint designs.
  • Table S2. Predicted changes in tracheal diameter with growth.
  • Table S3. Venous blood gases before and after splint implantation in patient 1.
  • Legend for movie S1

[Download PDF]

Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1. Nonlinear finite element analysis demonstration of the tracheobronchial splint response to airway growth.

[Download Movie S1]