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3D printed rib implanted to replace bone corrupted by tumors

A team of cardiac surgeons from the Tokuda Hospital (Sofia, Bulgaria) has successfully performed surgery adopting an innovative technique, involving 3D printing and implanting a rib to replace one which had become corrupted by tumor formation.

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Jan 03, 2019

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Dane Silva 10 months ago

This is an impressive use of 3D printing technology in a biomedical reconstruction of a human rib. Bravo!