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3D Printers Help Head Injury Patients in Australia

Victims of severe head injuries in Australia are being treated using highly sophisticated customized bone replacements from 3D printers. Australian researchers, who are working with neurosurgeons, say the system is much quicker and cheaper than current manufacturing techniques. Victims of head trauma often have part of their skull removed. Standard replacement pieces for the skull often involve the use of titanium, and implants can take weeks to make and cost thousands of...

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