Friday March 08, 2013

75% Of Man's Skull Replaced By 3D Printed Material

Who would have imagined that we would ever be using 3D printing to replace large portions of a man's skull? eek!

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A man has had 75 per cent of his skull replaced with a custom-made 3D-printed implant. The un-named patient in the United States had his head imaged by a 3D scanner before the plastic prosthetic was crafted to suit his features.

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