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Surgeon Uses 3D Printer To Make Models Of Bone

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Surgeon Uses 3D Printer To Make Models Of Bone – And Saves Hospital Bookoo Bucks

While necessity is the mother of invention, frustratingly high costs can motivate us to ask if there’s another way. Mark Frame, an orthopedic surgeon in training, came up with a new way to make bone replicas that help surgeons plan their procedures. Not that anything was wrong with the replicas they had, but at hundreds or even thousands of pounds apiece, Frame searched for a cheaper way to get the same result. His first production, a plastic bone of a patient’s arm, cost just £77. And everything he needed was right there on the Internet.

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soon, we'll be on our way to this...

Edited by jmancuso, 30 November 2011 - 05:02 AM.

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