Infographic presenting an introduction to the field of 3D printing in medicine, including what is being printed, how it’s being printed and what we can expect in the future.
Medical 3D printing is a field that is evolving every week. In recent months, we have seen many exciting new developments including surgical and prenatal models, innovative scaffolds, personalized drugs and medical devices. Here, we present an infographic giving a background on the process of 3D printing and a summary of what has been printed so far, the issues faced by the industry and what we can expect from the field in the coming months and years.
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