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Direct 3D printing of two-component silicone
The ProblemFacial/body prostheses are often required for patients who have lost facial/body parts, such as an ear, nose, eye, finger, hand or breast. These defects can result from trauma, congenital malformations or diseases such as cancer. Improvements in medicine, surgical techniques and in particular cancer survival rates are resulting in increa...
Published: 09/02/2015   |   Inventor(s): Trevor Coward, Jim Smay, Swati Jindal, Mark Waters
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Category(s): Biomaterials, Medical devices
Composites for Bone Replacement and Bone Scaffolds
The ProblemA large proportion of orthopaedic surgical procedures require bone grafts and with the growing demands there still remains a need to design synthetic bone graft that mimics the structure and composition of bone with good surgical handling properties. The SolutionThe project team has developed a completely synthetic composite which incorp...
Published: 18/07/2014   |   Inventor(s): Sanjukta Deb, Evren Kemal, Clare Gleeson
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Category(s): Biomaterials, Medical devices