April 12, 2021
3D Printing in Healthcare
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This ceramic ink can 3D-print bones directly into a patient’s body. Here’s how!

The treatment of bone cancers can lead to sections of bone being removed and accident victims may require extensive bone repairs. Up to now, 3D bone printing has involved producing material outside the patient’s body.

But now a new technique developed at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, offers the prospect of doctors being able to create new bone tissue exactly where it is needed during a surgical operation.

Read more here: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/04/3d-printer-bones-surgery-medicine/


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