Reconstructing Cranium Reconstructions’ Evolution with 3D Printing

Just last July 10th (2013) Stratasys sent out a newsletter to update readers on the condition of a 12 year old boy (at the time) whose skull was reconstructed by using an implant modelled through 3D printing. The child, who had sustained a grave injury, is now 18 and has fully recovered. Using 3D printing was fundamental because it allowed to create an implant that could expand with his skull bones as they grew with the boy’s age.
(…weiter auf 3dprintingindustry.com)




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