Thursday, March 27, 2014

3D Printed Plastic Skull Replacement?!

Yep, here is a first for you.  A 3d printed skull mean as a replacement for a skull that thickened so much that the patient suffered headaches and effecting her eyesight.  
The replacement of the skull was performed at the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands.  Surgeons gave the woman a replacement that closely matched the original shape of her skull.

There are other replacements done with 3d, but this is the first with such an extensive replacement.

Read the complete article HERE

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