Health Suites: 3D printed bone implants giving patients a new lease of life
Published Date: 21-06-2022
On Health Suites, in the past, the use of titanium implants had long been the norm. However, in the long term, these are prone to rejection by the body and can cause infection. Melissa Hyak speaks to Assistant Professor Vincent Nga, Consultant at the Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery at NUH to find out more about 3D printed bone implants that are biodegradable and serve as a scaffold for new bone to grow.
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