Pioneering hip and stem cell surgery

Source:  Southampton University

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Date of publication:  16 May 2014

Publication type:  News item

In a nutshell:  Doctors and researchers at Southampton University have conducted their first hip surgery with a 3D printed implant and bone stem cell graft.  The bone stem cells graft aspect is part of their translational research programme and should encourage bone regeneration behind and around the implant.  The implant has been designed around a CT scan of the patient.

Length of publication:  1 webpage

Some important notes:   Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  Medical News Today


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