3D printing making a difference now in healthcare

08/22/2013 | Forbes

3D printing is already being put to work in medicine in a number of ways that are making a profound difference writes Kathryn Doyle, in a Xerox-branded article. In knee replacements, the technology makes possible a custom fit for each patient, allowing for less bone to be cut away and quicker healing, she explains. Hearing aids, which always had to be laboriously customized for a user's ear canal, can now be made in a day, Doyle notes.

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