Practical Veterinary 3-D Printing

We have been hearing about 3-D printing applications showing up in human medicine and now this technology is morphing from futuristic to veterinary real-world, leading-edge.

Since U.C. Davis was recently voted the leading veterinary school in the world, it seems fitting this news comes from there. They 3-D printed an external cast for a shattered canine jaw.

“Based on Loca’s exact specifications from her CT scan, the mask’s dimensions would precisely fit her head, and could help optimize the healing process.”

Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2017/12/04/dog-wears-3d-printed-mask-to-recover-from-brutal-attack-that-crushed-her-jaw-7131256/?ito=cbshare

Rolan

About Author: Rolan Tripp
Founder of Veterinary Future Society

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