A titanium-elemental skull fragment made with a 3-D printer was applied to the patient. - HEALTYMON - healty exercise

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

A titanium-elemental skull fragment made with a 3-D printer was applied to the patient.

Ahmet Asan (36), a married father of three children who fell from his construction work 8 months ago in Moldova, suffered fractures to his body and skull.

After his treatment, Asan returned to his hometown of Samsun and was admitted to the Samsun education and Research Hospital of the University of Health Sciences for the removal of the dents on the right side of his skull due to the surgeries he underwent.

A titanium skull fragment was developed from a 3-D printer in accordance with the study conducted at the University's medical design and production center.

The hospital's Neurosurgery and Neurosurgery specialist Dr. Dursun Türköz and his team performed the surgery on the skull fragment, Asan was applied.

Turköz said that cranioplasty surgery, which is defined as the removal of skull bone deficiency, was performed successfully.


Rector Of The University Of Health Sciences Prof. Dr. Cevdet Erdöl emphasized that Metüm is a very similar Center in the world for the production of body spare parts.

Methüm is the only center that serves medical design and certified production in the public sector.:

"METUM is an important center, especially for veterans and those injured in homeland security activities. In cases where reconstruction can not be done with conventional methods in our center, the skull, hip bone, jaw, breast bone, such as the quality of life is of great importance for the bone tissues, broken or taken from the 3-D printer technology can be added Instead of the parts we produce. At the same time, we carry out research and development activities in order to increase patient satisfaction and efficiency in medical procedures and to develop products in micro and macro dimensions."

Social Security Institution (SSI) to meet the financing of medical devices manufactured in metum transferred that they signed the protocol, Erdöl, "especially our veterans and other citizens orthotic-prosthetic needs to meet a nice step has taken. With this protocol, more patients in the public sector will be able to benefit from our centers. It is very important for us to contribute to our citizens ' access to health care more effectively and to increase their quality of life. At the same time, we have gained significant advantage in order to be able to compete with alternative producers and be widely preferred nationwide."

Ahmet Asan stated that he had limited movement before the surgery and that he had constant pains, and that his ability to move after the surgery had increased, and that he had become healthier.

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