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What type of materials that can use long term in the human body

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Please,..Can anyone tell me..

What type of materials that can 3D print and use long term in the human body as prosthesis.

PMMA, Biomed clear resin (Formlabs), etc..??

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Formlabs resin is only approved for mucosal contact, not full implantation. 

 

It is possible to print in titanium and stainless steel, but these prints are somewhat porous and not solid like machined metal. They are being printed and implanted on an experimental basis.

 

Here is a news story about one company that does this.

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