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3D printing in Japan: the answer to their aging population complications?

Researchers at Nagoya City University (Japan) are working with metal 3D printing start-up J 3D to develop 3D printed artificial hip joints to fight aging population challenges such as rheumatoid diseases.

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Hope versus hype: what can additive manufacturing realistically offer trauma and orthopedic surgery?

Regenerative Medicine Review by David MR Gibbs, Mohammad Vaezi, Shoufeng Yang and Richard OC Oreffo (University of Southampton, UK) that discusses advances and ongoing challenges in the use of 3D printing in trauma and orthopedic surgery – exclusively free for members here