This toddler was saved with 3D printing. Heart problems left Lucy Boucher with kidney problems, and while her father was willing to donate a kidney to help, size differences presented a problem. So doctors used 3D printing to help her. See this amazing 3D Printing video.
Medical researchers are increasingly turning to 3D-printing technology to make revolutionary advances in medicine. As its name suggests, a 3D printer prints ink not on a flat substrate, such as paper, but in three dimensions, in successive layers; the ink is substrate and substance in one. The first 3-D printers were developed in the nineteen-eighties, […]
Dr Muhanad Hatamleh from King’s College Hospital in London speaks with Disruptive Magazine about how 3d printing is helping surgeons cut operating times while delivering a better and more inclusive experience for patients requiring reconstructive surgery.
http://youtu.be/3CkMuw9YOpY What will happen to the future of Medicine? We can bet that forward thinking doctors and hospitals are already looking hard at 3D Printing helping with transplants, organs, prosthetic devices and research. Bioprinting is becoming even more and more important and relevant as 3D Printing gets more efficient.