3D printing is changing personalised medicine

18-Jan-2019
KEY POINTS FROM ARTICLE:

3D printing offer benefits to the medical and dental industry.
Shorter lead times, reduced waste and an opportunity for mass customisation.
Personalisation is particularly important for devices designed to be worn for long periods.
Patient-specific 3D models used for teaching, planning and visualisation.
Also used for intraoperative surgical guides, custom plates, implants, valves, and stents.
Personalised medication enabled with 3D-printed patient-specific pills.
3D printing in healthcare estimated to be worth over $8.1bn by 2029.
New report published by technology research company IDTechEx.

From surgical planning and implants, to patient-specific pills
Read full article on Medicaldevice-network.com website
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