Stratasys and University of Malaya Team Up to Create Surgical Biomodels

There’s a saying among surgeons that states, “Whoever learns anatomy only from books, should only operate on books.”Stratasys Asia Pacific has teamed up with the University of Malaya’s Center for Biomedical and Technology Integration (CBMTI) to offer 3D printed, multi-material biomodels for simulating endoscopic neurosurgical procedures.”Creating custom biomodels used to be an extensive and painstaking process,” Yuwaraj CBMTI Operations Manager Kumar Balakrishnan said. “To closely mimic human organs, the process can sometimes take up to a few weeks, which proved to be a slow and costly method.”Stratasys 3D printers are the ideal platform for