A new procedure from a German company is getting rave reviews from medical students around the world.
The company, Exotic Procedures, claims to have created a surgical procedure that uses a combination of ultrasound and a 3D printer to create a customized surgery.
The 3D printing process is not new to the surgical community, but the Exotic procedure has the potential to be one of the first in the world to incorporate a 3-D printer in a surgical application.
The 3D printed surgery is designed to make it possible to insert the patient’s skull and face directly into the patient via the nose.
The resulting surgery is supposed to be a surgical experience that is “unprecedented in terms of the comfort, pain relief, and recovery rates of the patient.”
According to the company, the Exotics procedure is also designed to eliminate the need for a cadaver-based surgical procedure.
The team at Exotic said that their process allows the surgeon to make a 3d printed prosthetic nose, face, or eye implant in less than 15 minutes.
The company says that it has successfully created over 200 prosthetics, including more than 30 nose implants.
The procedure is not only more efficient than a casket or vesical incision, but it also has the added benefit of improving patient comfort and reducing the need to have a cot in place.
The Exotic team says that they have seen improvements in patient recovery rates from their 3D-printed prosthetics.
According to Dr. Markus Pfeffer, the head of surgical and cosmetic surgery at the University of Heidelberg, the 3D surgical prosthetics are already on the market.
He told Fortune that the new Exotic procedures could be used to help improve surgical outcomes.
“We’ve seen a lot of improvements in surgical outcomes because of a better understanding of how to make surgical procedures better,” he said.
“We have the potential of creating a surgical system that is very similar to the ones that are already used in the US.”
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