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Pioneering 3D printing reshapes patient's face in Wales

Manufacturing Group | March 19, 2014

A survivor of a serious motorbike accident has had pioneering surgery to reconstruct his face using a series of 3D printed parts.

Stephen Power from Cardiff is thought to be one of the first trauma patients in the world to have 3D printing used at every stage of the procedure.

Doctors at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, had to break his cheekbones again before rebuilding his face.

Click here to read the full article by Hywel Griffith, BBC Wales correspondent, and to see the incredible transformation.

 

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