How 3-D printed skull plates are revolutionizing surgery

September 29, 2018
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When the Ontario Veterinary College’s Dr. Michelle Oblak used a 3D printed custom titanium plate for surgery on a dog’s skull, the procedure not only marked a veterinary first in North America, but it also signaled a potential new breakthrough in cancer research.

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Dr. Michelle Oblak explains how she developed a 3D printed skull plate that can help her plan and perform surgeries on dogs with cancerous skull tumors.