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Surgery guided by 3D printing

Surgery guided by 3D printing

October 13, 2016

The renderings show custom, patient-specific guides for screw placement that allow the surgeon to safely avoid vital, complex spinal anatomy. In total, 10 guides were manufactured for Mark Weimer's operation, each designed for a specific vertebral body. Once guides are in position, screws can be placed with a high degree of accuracy. The image on... Read More