3D Printing for Orthopedics

Published on April 7, 2017

3D Printing for Orthopedics

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One of the most interesting application areas for 3D printing is in medicine. One of the areas we’ve looked at previously is in using 3D printing for medical and anatomical models. 3D printing also has many applications in other areas of medicine such as orthopedics. In orthopedics tens of thousands of 3D Printed surgical guides, acetabular cups and other orthopedic implants are 3D printed and used in patients each year. By making low volume or unique implants in titanium or plastics 3