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Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group
Caption: A perforator creates a bur hole in the model of a skull. The model, produced using the latest generation of multimaterial 3D printers, is composed of a variety of materials that simulate the various consistencies and densities of human tissues encountered during neurosurgery.
Credit: © American Association of Neurosurgeons, 2013.
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