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Tiny 3D Printed Cubes Serve as Scaffolding for Broken Bones

Source: Medgadget

A good deal of orthopedic bone repair surgeries involve injecting powders or pastes, to serve as scaffoding, into fractures. Now a collaboration between scientists at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), University of Oregon, New York University, and Mahidol University in Thailand has led to the development of a Lego-like 3D printed scaffolding system that may turn out to be much easier to use and clinically more effective for treating complex bone fractures.

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Sports Medicine Topics

Click on the topics below to find out more from the orthopedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Washington Football Team
  • The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
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