Ramiah's first birthday

Ramiah's first birthday

Ramiah's first birthday

Ramiah Martin, seen here on her first birthday in the Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit at Penn State Children’s Hospital, had been born with an extremely rare condition called tracheal agenesis. Once it was discovered that she didn’t have a trachea, or windpipe, a 3D printed device was surgically implanted as a scaffold to help Ramiah’s esophagus serve as a replacement for her missing trachea..

IMAGE: Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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