3D Printed Skulls For Neurosurgery Students

So, this happened way back in 2013.  In my defense, I was preoccupied with raising a toddler in 2013.  I wasn’t paying as close attention to these things as I am now.  That toddler is now a six year and one of the big reasons why I’m now fascinated with 3D printing.  His “normal” will be far different from my own.

Here we have 3D printed skulls assisting with the training of brain surgeons.  The print was made with different textures to mimic the feel, touch and sound of what it’s like to drill into bone and cut through tissue.  The 3D printed models contain red fluid to simulate the bleeding during surgery.  Each one is custom printed for students and costs about $2,000.

More details HERE.



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