Healthy Living: 3D Printed Bone
Imagine surviving a car crash, only have doctors tell you that while your life was saved, you’d lose your leg.
For one woman, the news was devastating, but then she learned of a new technology that could put her back on her feet again.
We explain in tonight’s Healthy Living.
Only a handful of patients have received 3D printed bone implants in the U.S.
Dr. Adams says the new technology can be used to help save the limbs of those with bone cancer or any trauma or accident without the risk of rejection seen with traditional methods like bone grafting.