24 May '15, 3pm
#3DPrinting Helped to Save Woman's Kidney via @PDandD #medtech
Healthcare has once again received a life-saving assist from 3D printing technology. Doctors at a university hospital in China recently used 3D printing technology to plan tumor removal surgery. Because of the planning, doctors were able to remove the tumor from the 60-year-old patient’s kidney without having to remove the organ, a feat that couldn’t typically be accomplished without 3D printing technology. Read more: The Impact of 3D Printing on Healthcare In other 3D-printing related news, TNT Germany is discussing the possibility of assimilating 3D printing into its supply chain. Also, chefs from around the world are using 3D printing to produce precisely designed meals in quicker times.