World’s First 3D-Printed Vertebra Implant Given to 12-Year-Old Chinese Boy

August 26, 2014 by  
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Doctors from the Peking University Third Hospital in China have performed the world’s first implant of a 3D-printed human vertebra. After 12-year-old Minghao sustained a soccer injury, subsequent tests revealed a malignant tumor in his neck region that required extensive surgery, including removing his second cervical vertebra. Doctors from the orthopedics unit at the hospital 3D printed a new vertebra for the boy using titanium powder. Read the rest of World’s First 3D-Printed Vertebra Implant Given to 12-Year-Old Chinese Boy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printed bone , 3D printed vertebra , 3D printing , Beijing , china , Chinese boy receives world’s first 3D printed vertebra , Dr. Liu Zhongjun

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Iceland’s Solheimar Ecovillage is Still Going Strong After 84 Years

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VIF Studio’s Rustic Summer Cottage is a Modern-Day Lighthouse in Massachusetts

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