Comparison of traditional surgery and surgery assisted by three dimensional printing technology in the treatment of tibial plateau fractures

Source:  International Orthopaedics 2017, 10 April [epub]

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Date of publication:  April 2017

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  72 patients with tibial plateau fractures were enrolled in the study from April 2014 to October 2015. They were divided into two groups: 34 cases of 3D model group, 38 cases of traditional surgery group.  Results suggest that the 3D printing group has a better clinical efficacy and patient and doctor satisfaction.

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Acknowledgement:  International Orthopaedics


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