北医三院成功植入了首例3D打印的脊柱

In China, Peking University Third Hospital recently announced its orthopedics department had produced a new type of orthopedic implants using a 3-D printer. The implants have produced good results during clinical trials. “We started ...

165家中国医院正式授权器官移植手术

A total of 165 hospitals across China have been allowed to conduct human organ transplants. These hospitals span the country’s 31 provincial-level regions, with 20 from Beijing taking up the biggest share, according to the National H...

Carbon ion radiotherapy “safe and effective” for spinal tumors

A specific radiation therapy called carbon ion radiotherapy (CIRT) can control cancer growth and prolong survival in patients with inoperable spinal tumors, according to a study published online Monday in the U.S. journal CANCER. Researcher...