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Contact: Jo Ann M. Eliason
Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group

Realistic Hands-On Model for Neurosurgical Training

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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