2014 03 28

By John Hewitt | ExtremeTech

Three months ago, surgeons in Holland implanted a transparent plastic skull in a woman whose skull has never stopped growing. Incredibly, the rare bone disease that was wrecking her vision and destroying her life has been been bested by a simple 3D printer.

The team of surgeons, led by Dr. Bon Verweij at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, expect her new skull to to last indefinitely, opening up new vistas for cranial transformation.


The skull, made by an Australian firm, is actually fairly transparent.

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