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Pioneering middle ear transplant surgery uses 3D printed bones

In a world first, a team from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) has replaced a patient’s underdeveloped middle ear bones with 3D printed replacements. This new surgery technique could provide a cure for conductive hearing loss, a middle ear problem caused by congenital birth defects, infection, trauma or metabolic diseases.

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Mar 18, 2019
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