Medical and health tech startups find opportunity in pandemic – Houston Chronicle

Medical and health tech startups find opportunity in pandemic – Houston Chronicle

Medical tech startup Lazarus 3D usually sells organs. Not the human kind, but fake squishy hearts, life-sized arms and coral-pink esophaguses eerily similar to the real things.

When there isn’t a pandemic, its warehouse on Houston’s South Side, a short drive to the Texas Medical Center, fills up with 3D-printed orders for surgeons who use the soft-tissue replicas to practice procedures. But when March rolled around and coronavirus infections jumped, those surgeons became much less concerned about getting the practice devices.

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