This is another first for 3D printing technology.

The World’s First 3D-Printed Titanium Rib Cage Is a Medical Marvel

It sounds like something straight out of a comic book, but after losing his sternum and part of his rib cage to cancer, a 54-year-old Spanish man received the world’s first 3D-printed chest prosthetic made from lightweight, but incredibly strong, titanium.

from FB-RSS feed for ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) http://gizmodo.com/the-worlds-first-3d-printed-titanium-rib-cage-is-a-medi-1730034483

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