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SXSW 2019 to highlight life-changing 3D printed medical models

South by Southwest (SXSW) kicks off next week in Austin, Texas, and there seems to be something interesting for just about everyone. Though the event might be most popular for its huge music festival, SXSW also consists of a range of conferences, covering topics from cryptocurrency to design to health and medtech. This year, 3D printing will be making an appearance at the global event, with a focus on its medical applications. On March 12, Dr. Tim Brown, a consultant transplant surgeon at Belfast City Hospital in Ireland, will take the SXSW stage to speak about how he used 3D printing to help perform a life-changing transplant surgery on a young mother. The case in question was enabled thanks to a collaboration with axial3D , a Northern Irish medical 3D printing company. Dr. Brown will tell SXSW attendees the story of how he used a 3D printed patient specific […]

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