3-D printed anatomy to mark a new era for media training

Michelle Quayle
Michelle Quayle from the Department of Anatomy Developmental Biology

Michelle Quayle from the Department of Anatomy and developmental Biology is pictured with part of the ‘3-D printed anatomy series’ thought to be the first commercially available resource of its kind.

The creators of a unique kit containing anatomical body parts produced by 3-D printing say it will revolutionise medical education and training, especially in countries where cadaver use is problematic.

The kit contains no human tissue, yet it provides all the major parts of the body required to teach anatomy of the limbs, chest, abdomen, head and neck.

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