Veterinarians and engineers at N.C. State University have collaborated on innovative medical procedures since 2005.
Cyrano’s knee was fabricated in a laser process that starts with metal powder. It is partly solid and partly porous, exactly replicating the bones.
The device will replace the joint and about two inches of bone above and below the knee, attached to the cat’s leg bones with very small screws.
Source article: Cyrano, the Cat Receives Total Knee Replacement at NC State University
Check out Cyrano's post surgery progress