A UK Surgeon Successfully 3D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

by Rachel Baker on February 23, 2014

On the one hand, this is AMAZING! on the other hand, Mary Shelley wrote about a similar concept with the new science of the day back in 1818.

A British surgeon successfully implanted a 3-D printed pelvis for a man who lost half his pelvis to bone cancer, Madison Beerbohm of Healthpoint Capital reports.

It was the first transplant of its kind.

The patient, who is in his sixties and has remained unnamed, suffered from a rare type of bone cancer called chondrosarcoma. It affected the entire right side of his pelvis.

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