3D printing: composite material for bone healing -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

3D printing: composite material for bone healing

Interview with Dr. Kai Borcherding, Head of Business Unit Medical Technology and Life Sciences, Fraunhofer IFAM


Picture: a man stands in a suit at his stand during COMPAMED 2023 and smiles into the camera - Kai Borcherding; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf/beta-web

Dr. Kai Borcherding at the COMPAMED 2023.

Photo: a femur with an attached support frame in front of a blue-green background; Copyright: Fraunhofer IFAM

The scaffold was developed in the SCABAEGO project and can be individually adapted to large tubular bones, among other things. This requires a CT scan of the bone. It is then printed using a 3D process.

Image: Printing the support frame using a 3D printer; Copyright: bellaSeno

A 3D printer prints the scaffold from the composite material.

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