, /PRNewswire/ -- 4WEB Medical, a leading global provider of 3D printed orthopedic implants, is pleased to announce its first Australian patient specific implant surgery. Supported by 4WEB's Australian partner, LifeHealthcare, the 4WEB patient specific segmental bone defect procedure was completed this week in , AUS. "The ability to customize the truss implant to match the unique anatomy of an individual patient is a significant advancement in orthopedics. Current porous metal technologies rely on bone attachment which has shown some drawbacks over time. The open architecture truss implant technology provides a robust scaffolding for structural support while allowing for osseous incorporation," said , COO, LifeHealthcare.