Indian Surgeons Successfully Implant 3D Printed Vertebrae

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By IMT News Desk

The team of doctors was led by Dr V Anand Naik, senior consultant, spine surgery, Bone & Joint Institute at Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram where the damaged vertebrae was replaced with a 3D printed titanium vertebrae to bridge the gap between the first and fourth cervical vertebrae.

As a pending history of infertility, the patient suffered tuberculosis due to high intake of steroid (by quakes) which lowered her immunity to a level where the patient developed TB at 10 different vertebrae in the spine.

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http://international-perspectives.net/index.php/south-asia/53-indian-surgeons-successfully-implant-3d-printed-vertebrae

MAY 2017

Vol. 11 - No. 10










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