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Malala discharged from hospital

The Pakistani schoolgirl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban has been released from hospital in Birmingham.

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Prosthetist describes how titanium plate was made

In this video, Principal Maxillofacial Prosthetist Stefan Edmondson describes how he moulded the titanium plate that will cover the missing section of Malala's skull.

He describes how an exact model of the damaged part of the skull was made so that the metal plate could be gradually moulded and refined until it was a perfect fit.

The metal plate is just over half a millimetre thick and is secured to the skull with tiny screws.

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