3D Printing in Medicine and Surgery: Applications in Healthcare is an advanced book on surgical and enhanced medical applications that can be achieved with 3D printing. It is an essential handbook for medical practitioners, giving access to a range of practical methods, while also focusing on applied knowledge. This comprehensive resource features practical experiments and processes for preparing 3D printable materials. Early chapters cover foundational knowledge and background reading, while later chapters discuss and review the current technologies used to engineer specific tissue types, experiments and methods, medical approaches and the challenges that lie ahead for future research.
The book is an indispensable reference guide to the various methods used by current medical practitioners working at the forefront of 3D printing applications in medicine.
Provides a detailed introduction and narrative on how 3-D printing can be used towards developing future medicine-based therapies
Covers up-to-date methods across a range of application areas for the first time in book form
Presents the only book on all current areas of 3D printing in medicine that is catered to a medical rather than engineering audience