Louisiana State University 3D prints full-body ‘human’ for radiotherapy – 3D Printing Industry

Meagan Moore, a Biological and Agricultural Engineering student from Louisiana State University (LSU) has 3D printed a full-size model of the human body for use in radiotherapy. Such models used in radiotherapy mimic the human tissue, and in medical terms are known as imaging phantoms or phantoms. They are used in radiotherapy to estimate the amount of dose delivery and distribution. A customized phantom of a patient can make the whole process more precise.  Meagan Moore with the full body 3D printed phantom. Image via Louisiana State University. 3D printing and cancer research As has been previously reported, 3D printing is ...

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