The age of 3D printing has come to the drug industry;
KDKA’s Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Medicine puts 3D printingto work, making joint replacements, tissue and cartilage, skull, skin, and organs.
“There’s always a group of people who are very interested in any sort of new technology,” says AGH neurologist Dr. Andrea Synowiec.
The FDA has now approved the first medicine made with this technique. It will be called Spritam, and will be the same drug as the widely prescribed levetiracetam, brand name Keppra.