3 D Printing and Face Implant

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3 D Printing and Face Implant

Biomedical devices.  According to the, “company Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) announced an addition to 3D printed body parts a 3D printed face.  This starts a new era in the standard of care for facial reconstruction.  Until now, technology did not exist that could treat the highly complex anatomy of these kinds of cases.”

FDA-Approved 3D Printed Face Implant is a First

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3D Printed Paws for Dog

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3D Printed Paws for Dog

According to the, “NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Engineering Prosthetic limb made for a dog.

Zeus, a five-year-old Siberian husky with a missing foot, will get his first chance to run in the snow.  Zeus now becomes the fifth pet to receive a custom-made osseointegrated implant and attached prosthetic limb at NC State thanks to a collaboration between the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Engineering.”

1) YouTube video on Zeus and surgery.

2)     NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Engineering.

3)   http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/news/2011-04-03-Pioneering-Implant-Surgery-Aids-Zeus-and-Prosthetic-Limb-Design.html