• Question: have any of your printed bones ever been used by medical staff? If so, is it rewarding to see the effects of your research?

    Asked by anon-74964 to Sophie on 1 Jul 2020.
    • Photo: Sophie Louth

      Sophie Louth answered on 1 Jul 2020:

      Hi Emma,

      Currently my printed bones are not being put into people because they are still in development. However at my old job I worked on hip replacements (a type of metal bone) that were made by casting (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casting) rather than 3D printing and those are being put into people by surgeons, including Andy Murray.