News story: UK-first as dog gets new jaw created on a 3d printer

  1. The patient-specific implant is attached prior to wound closure
  2. 3D printed titanium patient-specific implant showing the mesh structure to promote bone integration
  3. The cutting guide allows for accurate cutting of the mandibles providing for precise fitting of the prosthesis
  4. 3D printed cutting and drill guide. This allows precise screw placement avoiding the mandibular canal and tooth roots.
  5. Sagital CT scan showing precise fit of the patient-specific implant and accurate screw placement avoiding tooth roots and mandibular canal.
  6. 3D CT reconstruction showing the mandibles following tumour resection and surgical reconstruction using a 3D printed titanium patient specific implant.
  7. Edward, a 1 year old Airedale Terrier, two months after jaw reconstruction.

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