Before inserting and expanding a pen-sized stent into someone’s aorta, the hose-like artery that carries our blood away from the heart, surgeon Jason Chuen likes to practice on the patient first. Not for real of course, but in plastic. Which explains the 3D printer in his office and the brightly coloured plastic aortas that line ...
Five ways 3D printing is changing medicine
By Andrew Trouns
23 Aug 2017