NEWS - Patient’s Face Reconstructed Using 3D-Printed Parts

Stephen Power, a 29-year-old Welsh man who was badly injured in a 2012 motorcycle crash, underwent major reconstructive surgery on his face and now wears custom-made 3D-printed structural implants that were devised and installed using 3D-printed models of his facial bones.3D-printed implants are still cutting-edge, but they have been used successfully a number of times. What makes Power’s case different is that the doctors also printed models to ...

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http://singularityhub.com/2014/03/17/patients-face-reconstructed-using