Browse and read through our collection of patient stories from around the world.
- Azman Salleh, 52, could not describe his dismay when the doctor explained that his shattered right leg could not be saved and suggested that it be amputated. His mind imagined a dark future with only one leg. Can he work as usual and if not, who will support his family later? (Story in Malay)
- Queensland teenager Asha Morris was the first cancer patient in the world to undergo groundbreaking surgery with a 3D printed implant. Today, this inspiring woman is happy, healthy and taking her first steps towards a dream career in medicine.
Auxiliary police officer fell from a height and shattered heel 3D printing technology assists bone grafting without amputationIn July last year, auxiliary policeman Azman unfortunately fell from the height of the third floor, his right heel bone was completely broken, and he stayed in the hospital for a month and a half. He underwent 11 operations in that short period, but doctors eventually suggested possible amputation.