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Realistic 3D printed bones promise lower rejection rates

December 7, 2018

Scientists from German research organisation Fraunhofer have devised a process to make 3D printed bones that are more realistic and less likely to be rejected by the human body than previous versions.

The 3D printed bones can be made with different densities throughout the structure, much like real human bones.

This will allow doctors to meet the specific needs of individual patients, as well as making the implant more precisely fitting and more stable.