From the Congress of Deputies of Spain Quite interesting news comes almost by surprise, especially for all lovers of new technologies, since, for once and to try to make Spain lead in terms of developing a technology such as 3D printing, from the Popular Party has just announced a new Proposition of Law Through which 3D printing departments will be created in all Spanish hospitals so that they can produce their own tissues, prostheses and even organs when the time comes.
The great promoter of this proposal within the Popular Party has been Teodoro Garcia, the same as in recent statements offered to different media has communicated that thanks to the use of this type of technology, doctors and hospitals could save up to two hours in a pelvic operation if the doctor, at the time of its execution, It has previously a replica of the patient's bone with which to practice in advance during the preparation of the operation itself.
The PP proposes to provide all hospitals in Spain with a 3D printing department
With this proposition it is intended achieve the implementation of this type of additive manufacturing technologies very oriented to the medical sector in practically all Spanish hospitals. This would allow, according to different studies carried out, to create all kinds of anatomical models and reproductions of the human body in real size. At the same time, personalized implants can be produced for each patient, plates for the treatment of fractures, surgical guides and even personalized instruments.
The final idea is to get urge the Executive to promote and support a complete ecosystem of SMEs which will be the ones that will finally be in charge of promoting additive manufacturing in our country. This will facilitate the establishment of internal 3D printing services in hospitals that will support healthcare professionals.