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.

Boluses 3D Printed

Since the traditional boluses used in Cancer Treatment by Radiation therapy are not so efficient, Dr. James Robar from Dalhousie University started a research that led to four devices: Electron Beam Therapy, Photon Beam Therapy, Immobilization Device and Brachy therapy. The products developed through this research are the basis for the startup company 3D Bolus and the technology is being used in clinics in Ireland and Israel.


Source: https://www.dal.ca/news/2017/11/07/a-third-dimension-of-innovation--enhancing-accuracy-and-efficien.html