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Monday, 06 February 2017 20:26

Ottawa Hospital launches Canada’s first 3D medical printing lab

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3D printing labTen days after seeking out Dr. Frank Rybicki on Twitter and asking him for a 3D printed hand, David Chasse was finally able to not only use his left hand, but gain his independence.

 “I haven’t been able to grab a water bottle normally, which is easier for everybody else, in such a long time,” the Renfrew resident said after Rybicki helped strap his wrist and hand into a dark green prosthetic hand created in the Ottawa Hospital’s new 3D printing lab, which officially launched on Feb. 3, making it the first hospital-based, multi-department medical 3D printing program in Canada. READ ON

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