First Canadian medical 3D printing program to be launched

Written by Freya Leask

The multidepartmental facility at Ottawa Hospital will allow doctors to produce models for surgical planning and prosthetics for patients, improving patient care and outcomes. The Ottawa Hospital (ON, Canada) has announced that it will be launching the first hospital-based medical 3D printing facility in Canada. In collaboration with the University of Ottawa (ON, Canada), the multidepartmental facility will allow the production of models to help surgeons plan and carry out complex procedures, create new opportunities for research and education, and develop prosthetics for patients in need. “3D modelling will allow surgeons to create detailed anatomical plans in advance of the...

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