An old woman is the first in the world to receive a full titanium lower jaw implant. Amazingly, the combined effort by researchers and engineers from Belgium and the Netherlands is said to have allowed the patient unrestricted mandibula
After designer Jake Evills broke his arm, he created the Cortex Cast as a solution. A breathable, light, recyclable and washable exoskeleton that mimics the body’s inner bone structure. from Green Renaissance
printed cast heals broken bones faster than traditional plaster cast. Because of its open, waterproof and removable structure, physiotherapy can start immediately wich shortens the healing time and prevents complications.
Cortex cast for fractured bones by Jake Evill. casts for fractured bones could replace the usual bulky, itchy and smelly plaster or fibreglass ones in this conceptual project by Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill.