Cancer Patient Receives 3D-Printed Titanium Ribcage

A cancer patient in Spain has received a 3D-printed chest prosthetic made of lightweight titanium in a first-of-its-kind surgery. It consists of a sternum and parts of a ribcage specifically designed to fit the man’s chest after certain sections had to be removed because of a tumor. The patient was discharged 12 days after surgery, and he’s been recovering well.

Source: Cancer Patient Receives 3D-Printed Titanium Ribcage | IFLScience

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