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Wed, Mar 12

Pioneering 3D printing reshapes patient’s face in Wales

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. Mr Power said the operation had been “life changing”. The UK has become one of the world’s pioneers in using 3D technology in surgery, with advances also being made by teams in London and Newcastle. Read more.