3D Printing News Alert(VA creating 3D printed artificial organs, bones)

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According to Dr. Beth Ripley, a radiologist at VA(
Department of Veterans Affairs ) Medical Center Puget Sound and chair of the Veterans Health Administration’s 3D Printing Advisory Committee, “3D printing is a total game-changer, technology pushes us further away from our patients. This technology is allowing our VA staff to really come close to the patient. The initiative aims to improve patient care by aiding surgical planning, crafting assistive medical devices and prosthetic limbs and eventually, creating bones and organs for transplant.”


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