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3D-printed implants shown to help grow ‘real bone’

From Medical Press:

Chemically coated, ceramic implants successfully guided the regrowth of missing bone in lab animals while “steadily dissolving,” researchers report. Surgeons and scientists at NYU School of Medicine and NYU College of Dentistry say their implanted scaffolds were naturally absorbed by the test animals’ bodies as new bone gradually replaced the devices.

Source: 3D-printed implants shown to help grow ‘real bone’

Amazing!