3dprinter,medicine

09.11.15
Spanish cancer patient gets a 3D-printed titanium rib cage
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Spanish cancer patient gets a 3D-printed titanium rib cage

A cancer patient, suffering from a chest wall sarcoma, receives the first ever 3D-printed metal sternum and rib cage.

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03.18.15
Researchers can now 3D-print nose cartilage in 16 minutes
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Researchers can now 3D-print nose cartilage in 16 minutes

Doctors have been employing 3D-printed tissue for years now. But even though the hype around 3D bi...

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01.28.15
Scientists 3D print cartilage to repair damaged windpipes
01.28.15

Scientists 3D print cartilage to repair damaged windpipes

Believe it or not, scientists aren't yet finished discovering new ways to 3D print body parts. A t...

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08.29.14
3D-printed mesh gives man with half a skull hope for recovery
08.29.14

3D-printed mesh gives man with half a skull hope for recovery

People have been patching up their bodies with foreign parts for ages now, but 3D printing has onl...

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04.23.14
Doctors want to fix you with 3D-printed tissues made from water droplets
04.23.14

Doctors want to fix you with 3D-printed tissues made from water droplets

Doctors dream of using 3D-printed tissues to patch up injuries, but current techniques tend to kil...

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03.08.13
Patient has 75 percent of his skull replaced with 3D-printed prosthetic
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Patient has 75 percent of his skull replaced with 3D-printed prosthetic

Earlier this week, an un-named man in the United States had 75 percent of his skull replaced with...

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11.25.12
Hybrid 3D printer could fast-track cartilage implants
11.25.12

Hybrid 3D printer could fast-track cartilage implants

Most of the attention surrounding 3D printers in medicine has focused on patching up our outsides,...

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08.08.12
3D printed 'Magic Arms' give a little girl use of her limbs
08.08.12

3D printed 'Magic Arms' give a little girl use of her limbs

Don't get us wrong, we adore 3D printers and the whole additive manufacturing movement. But, if al...

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07.03.12
Researchers use 3D printer, sugar, to create a fake artery network for lab-grown tissue
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Researchers use 3D printer, sugar, to create a fake artery network for lab-grown tissue

Printing a chocolate heart is easy enough, but how about an actual organ? There are folks working...

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