Paper 3D Printing Technology Helps Reducing Surgical Time

Time is critical when a patient is undergoing surgery. The longer the patient’s internal tissue is exposed, the greater the risk. The sooner a patient can be closed up and begin recovery, the greater the chances for a healthy recovery. Maxillofacial surgeons at the Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium, often need to reconstruct bones in a patient’s skull. Recent examples include patients with a jaw ravaged by cancer or an eye socket crushed in a car accident. Continue reading “Paper 3D Printing Technology Helps Reducing Surgical Time”