Surgeons use 3-D tech­nol­ogy

China Daily (Canada) - - CHINA -

A hospi­tal per­formed surgery on a pa­tient for an ac­etab­u­lar frac­ture us­ing 3-D print­ing tech­nol­ogy, South­ern Me­trop­o­lis Daily re­ported on Thurs­day. The frac­ture was sim­u­lated us­ing a 3-D printer be­fore the surgery at the No 3 Hospi­tal Af­fil­i­ated to South­ern Med­i­cal Univer­sity in Guangzhou. The 43-year-old pa­tient, named Zhang, was able to sit up two days af­ter the surgery.

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