In pictures: 3D printing and healthcare

How 3D printing is transforming the world of medicine.

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Pelvis implant for cancer patient After a cancer patient in his 60s needed to remove half of his pelvis as a result of a rare form of bone cancer, doctors turned to 3D printing to develop a functional implant, the Telegraph reported. The condition had spread so quickly in the patient’s pelvis that doctors wouldn’t have been able to provide an implant without the 3D printing solution.

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