Patient-specific hip prostheses designed by surgeons
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Patient-specific bone and joint replacement implants lead to better functional and aesthetic results than conventional methods , , . But extracting 3D shape information from CT Data and designing individual implants is demanding and requires multiple surgeon-to-engineer interactions. For manufacturing purposes, Additive Manufacturing offers various advantages, especially for low volume manufacturing parts, such as patient specific implants. To ease these new approaches and to avoid surgeon-to-engineer interactions a new design software approach is needed which offers highly automated and user friendly planning steps.
DOI der Originalausgabehttps://doi.org/10.1515/cdbme-2016-0163
Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering