If you are scheduled to have knee replacement surgery, you may be offered the choice to have a bespoke custom-made knee implant or Mako robotic arm-assisted surgery. In this blog we look at the advantages of each procedure to help you understand the difference and weigh up which might be the best option for you.
Traditional printing involves laying down an image onto a flat surface. By contrast, 3D printing deposits materials – plastic, metal, ceramic, powders, liquids or even living cells – in layers to create a three-dimensional object. It has been around for nearly three decades but how is it now transforming healthcare?