Mar 8, 2013
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3D-printed implant used to replace 75 percent of man’s skull
A 3D-printed implant was used to replace 75 percent of a man’s skull in a surgical procedure earlier this week. The prosthetic was constructed using an additive printing process, and was implanted following manufacturer Oxford Performance Materials receiving FDA approval to use the technology last month. 

3D-printed implant used to replace 75 percent of man’s skull

A 3D-printed implant was used to replace 75 percent of a man’s skull in a surgical procedure earlier this week. The prosthetic was constructed using an additive printing process, and was implanted following manufacturer Oxford Performance Materials receiving FDA approval to use the technology last month. 

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