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DIY Hip replacement

by dillinger, published

DIY Hip replacement by dillinger Apr 29, 2010

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Description

This is a logicly working model of a human hip replacement. An example for the idea of using repraps in medical applications.

And abit of fun too....

Enjoy walking!

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Uhh... DIY....
I'm not sure I want to remove my own hip and then replace it with printed plastic parts...

A few things about this kind of scare me..
Have a look here : openprosthetics.org/
and : openprosthetics.ning.com

Some of them are using MakerBot, maybe you could help.

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Instructions

Try to avoid the Femoral artery when installing replacement. It is recommended to take one or two aspirin before hand to ensure a smooth setup process. Jig Saw, Knife and Staple Gun are purely for installation and not for thingi assembly.

This is a 5 peice thingi. All STL's included below.

Enjoy walking!

Uhh... DIY....
I'm not sure I want to remove my own hip and then replace it with printed plastic parts...

A few things about this kind of scare me..
This comment has been deleted.
Have a look here : openprosthetics.org/
and : openprosthetics.ning.com

Some of them are using MakerBot, maybe you could help.
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