Aussie doctors make surgical devices using 3D printer

Onsite printing could bridge supply shortages of urological devices, say Melbourne researchers

Melbourne doctors have helped come up with a way to ease global shortages of medical devices using an over-the-counter desktop 3D printer. 

Dr Jasamine Coles-Black
Dr Jasamine Coles-Black.

Researchers led by Austin Health surgical resident Dr Jasamine Coles-Black, have described a method to create a meatal dilator using 3D-printing. 

They said the dilator