3D-printed titanium implant
The ankle bone's connected to the ... 3D-printed titanium implant
October 21, 2014 - By Virginia Tressider - News@CSIRO
CSIRO and Victorian-based biotech company Anatomics build a heel implant made of titanium using 3D printing. Lee Chandler has had the artifical heel bone in place for 3 months with the help of Melbourne's St Vincent's Hospital after being diagnosed with cancer of the heel bone.
You can read the full story at CSIRO's blog here: http://csironewsblog.com/2014/10/21/the-ankle-bones-connected-to-the-3d-printed-titanium-implant/