drvarun sqMedical 3D Printing & Bioprinting

Dr Varun Tyagi is a medical doctor who practices in India and writes about remarkable and historical landmarks throughout the medical world.  Dr Varun believes that 3D printing can help democratize medical care, making medical devices affordable and available to everyone on the planet.

Newborn Skull

Sofia, a newborn at Princess Margaret Hospital was diagnosed with a rare birth defect that caused the bone in her skull to completely fuse over her nasal cavity, leaving her unable to breathe through her nose. Using 3D Printing technology from 3D team at Royal Perth Hospital, Dr. Jenn Ha operated on her knowing exact surgical procedure through the 3D Printed Skull.

 

Source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/37834040/hi-tech-plastic-skull-helps-newborn-breathe/