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Beijing Doctors Implant World’s First 3D-Printed Vertebra into 12 Year-Old Boy

Doctors from the Peking University Third Hospital (PUTH) in Beijing, China, have become the first in the world to use 3D-printing in complex spinal cord surgery, after replacing a section of cancerous vertebra in a boy’s neck with a piece created on a 3D printer.

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