Chinese man who lost half of his skull after fall will have it rebuilt with 3D printed mesh

Today is a very special day for the 46-year-old Hu from Beijing, China. For, some ten months after a horrible accident that left him several disabled and unable to speak or write, he will undergo surgery to repair his skull and to start regeneration of his severely damaged brain tissue. Crucially, a titanium mesh cover will be placed on his brain, that was especially printed using 3D printing technology.
(…weiter auf 3ders.org)




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