Brazilians Develop Cranial Reconstruction Technology

The existing options on the market are very expensive. The solution that the group has developed is 20 times cheaper. The researcher pointed out that when they scale up the procedure, it will become even cheaper.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Researchers from eight federal, state, and municipal institutions have developed a cranial reconstruction technology that will be able to assist patients in the Unified Health System (SUS). According to Fiocruz researcher and neurophysiologist Renato Rozental, coordinator of the multidisciplinary team, a prosthesis has been developed for reconstruction of extensive cranial cap bone defects.

The researcher said that patients sometimes wait seven or eight years for a solution, because the . . .

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