Tagged: 3D printed prosthetic

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A 3D Printed Boot for a Penguin To Help Her Walk Again

3D printing has made a real impact in every walk of life but perhaps it has affected the field on medicine the most. We can now “print” artificial body parts to help patients, especially the amputees which is like giving them a new life. But the application is not limited...

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Indiana University Introduces Shirley Technique to Produce Prosthetics in Just 6 Weeks Using 3D Printing

Using 3D modelling and printing, an innovative process has been created at Indiana University to manufacture incredible remarkably lifelike facial prosthetics more rapidly as compared to conventional methods. Shirley Anderson, diagnosed with cancer on his tongue in 1998 was chosen the showcase patient for this process. Anderson’s Adam’s apple and...

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3D Printed Prosthetics Are A Reality Thanks To Accessibility of 3D Printers

Due to the popularity of 3D printers and advancements in designing, manufacturing and distribution of prosthetics, a practical solution for the millions of people living with limb loss around the world is being suggested. About 200,000 amputations are executed each year in United States alone. However, getting a prosthetic limb...

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