New 3-D printing process could improve prosthetic fit, decrease wait times

Source:  Healio Orthotics & Prosthetics Health Care Updates 2017, February 16 [epub]

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Date of publication:  February 2017

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Describes how researchers at the University of Michigan College of Engineering have developed a new way to design and fabricate custom prosthetics and orthotics using a 3-D printer.  The researchers plan to make the software freely available and allow other providers to introduce similar systems.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement:  Healio Orthotics & Prosthetics

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