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The Use of Additively Manufactured PEEK for Medical Implant Applications: A Short Review

  • Open or CloseTao Wu1*, Bo Liu2, Sebastian Blatt3, Niels Modler1 and Jianru Xiao4*

    1Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

    2Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Guangdong Laboratory, China

    3Department of Oral-and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center, Universitätsmedizin der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

    4Department of Orthopedic Oncology, Changzheng hospital, China

    *Corresponding author: Tao Wu and Jianru Xiao, Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany and Department of Orthopedic Oncology, Changzheng hospital, China

Submission: September 20, 2021;Published: September 27, 2021

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Personalized medicine, also referred to as precision medicine, is poised to revolutionize the modern practice of medicine where implants must be tailored to individual patient’s needs for ensuring highest safety margin and best patient care. Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has emerged in recent years as one of the most in-demand technologies for manufacturing of prototypes and components with complex geometries. AM is a novel tool of manufacturing components directly from digital model by using layer by layer material build-up approach [1]. AM has a high potential to be utilized for personalized medical implant applications

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