mercoledì 5 luglio 2017


Ortho Spine News - 3D printing is becoming an important tool in nearly every industry today, but one area where it is really making an impact is in the medical field. Doctors and surgeons can use 3D printed organ or bone models to explain to patients or students the details of a surgery or to practice the surgery itself. Other surgeons are actually designing their own prototypes of new surgical tools or bone replacement options. The challenge, historically, is that 3D printing can be expensive and difficult to complete. As a mechanical engineer, I began my career in automation design and robotics, but moved into the medical industry in 1990 when I was hired by an orthopedic knee replacement company. They asked me to utilize my experience to automate the process for finishing knee implants. It was a three-year project...>>>

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