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3D Printed Models Used in the Mayo Clinic’s First Face Transplant

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3D printed cutting guides created by 3D Systems helped to prepare the surgical team at the Mayo Clinic for a face transplant. "In the three years leading up to Mayo Clinic’s first face transplant procedure, dozens of medical specialists rehearsed the full transplant operation more than 30 times. Here is a detailed look at how they achieved a remarkable transformation with a very complex surgery." [Video/quoted description: Mayo Clinic]

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