Husky receives 3D printed skull roof following tumor removal

Written by Georgi Makin

A Siberian Husky has recently benefited from receiving a 3D printed implant following the removal of an osteoma on the cranial wall. The collaborative effort from the faculty of Veterinary Medicine and University Medical Center Utrecht (The Netherlands) is the first of its kind in The Netherlands. A Siberian Husky has been fitted with a custom 3D printed skull roof implant, following the removal of an osteoma, a benign tumor on the cranial wall, which was growing in both internal and external directions applying pressure to the brain. The procedure was performed as part of a unique collaborative effort between...

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