3D-printed medical implants

Scientist creates 3D-printed medical implants using video game development software.

Belgian industrial designer Sebastiaan Deviaene works with the medical engineering department at Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC), a government-funded industrial research and development organization based in the Canary Islands.

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He explains how he uses digital tools more commonly used by video game developers to create 3D-printed implants for bone reconstruction.

He said:

“They scanned the patient and sent the 3D file to us. Then we reconstructed the jaw line of the patient.”

Creating 3D-printed medical implants using video game software

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