"The operation was performed by a team of neurosurgeons at the University Medical Centre Utrecht and the university claims this is this first instance of a successful 3D printed cranium that has not been rejected by the patient.
The operation, which took 23 hours, was led by Dr Bon Verweij. The patient's skull was so thick, that had the operation not been performed, serious brain damage or death may have occurred in the near future."
How far do you think this will go? Considering there have now been such advances in organic printing & stem cell research, do you think we are close to apoint where you can walk into a hospital an they will grow you a new organ if you need it? Or do you think this kind of thing is always going to be so expensive as to keep it out of the hands of lower-earners?"
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