Hips with severe bone loss amenable to reconstruction with 3-D printed implants

Source:  Orthopaedics Today Europe

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Date of publication: July 2016

Publication type: Proceedings

In a nutshell: A presenter at the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Spring Meeting offered the use of 3-D printed models as an alternative for surgeons who perform revision total hip arthroplasty on patients with severe bone loss. The 3-D models can be used to create individualised orthopaedic implants which help the reconstructive surgeon in situations where there is catastrophic bone loss.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: Healio Orthopedics

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