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At Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, 3D printing was used to save two-year-old Dexters life during a complicated and risky kidney transplant. more

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Mayo Clinic Andy Sandness

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Surgeons at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have performed a complete facial reconstruction of a 32-year-old male, thanks in part to 3D printing. Andy Sandness lived with severe facial injuries for ten years after an unsuccessful suicide attempt. more

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3D printed kidney

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3D-printed electronics leader, Nano Dimension has outlined its intentions to create a platform for 3D bio-printing of cells and connective tissues to form biological structures that function as human kidneys. more

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Plus ID Brazil 3D printed face prosthesis

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A cancer survivor in Brazil has become the first person to receive a 3D-printed face prosthesis made with a smartphone after his right eye socket was removed. The cancer destroyed facial tissue, half the roof of his mouth and damaged his throat. more

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