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  1. Three dimensional printing has greatly advanced over the past decade and has made an impact in several industries. Within the field of orthopaedic surgery, this technology has vastly improved education and adv...

    Authors: Rishin J. Kadakia, Colleen M. Wixted, Nicholas B. Allen, Andrew E. Hanselman and Samuel B. Adams

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:29

    Content type: Case study

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  2. 3D printing (3DP) has gained interest in many fields of medicine including cardiology, plastic surgery, and urology due to its versatility, convenience, and low cost. However, critical care medicine, which is ...

    Authors: Mina Boshra, Justin Godbout, Jeffrey J. Perry and Andy Pan

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:28

    Content type: Review

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  3. Many commonly used mask designs are secured by elastic straps looping around the posterior auricular region. This constant pressure and friction against the skin may contribute to increased wearer pain, irrita...

    Authors: Zachary O’Connor, Daniel Huellewig, Peeti Sithiyopasakul, Jason A. Morris, Connie Gan and David H. Ballard

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:27

    Content type: Technical Note

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  4. Chest wall resection following wide local excision for bone tumor results in a large defect. Reconstructing this defect is complex and requires skeletal and soft tissue reconstruction. We describe the reconstr...

    Authors: Ira Goldsmith, Peter Llewelyn Evans, Heather Goodrum, James Warbrick-Smith and Thomas Bragg

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:26

    Content type: Case study

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  5. Modern designs of joint replacements require a large inventory of components to be available during surgery. Pre-operative CT imaging aids 3D surgical planning and implant sizing, which should reduce the inven...

    Authors: Anna Di Laura, Johann Henckel, Harry Hothi and Alister Hart

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:25

    Content type: Research

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  6. Medical 3D printing as a component of care for adults with cardiovascular diseases has expanded dramatically. A writing group composed of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Special Interest Group...

    Authors: Arafat Ali, David H. Ballard, Waleed Althobaity, Andy Christensen, Mariah Geritano, Michelle Ho, Peter Liacouras, Jane Matsumoto, Jonathan Morris, Justin Ryan, Rami Shorti, Nicole Wake, Frank J. Rybicki and Adnan Sheikh

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:24

    Content type: Research

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  7. 3D Printed custom-made implants constitute a viable option in patients with acetabular Paprosky III defects. In these patients, needing complex hip revision surgery, the appreciation of the bony defect is cruc...

    Authors: Anna Di Laura, Johann Henckel, Robert Wescott, Harry Hothi and Alister J. Hart

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:23

    Content type: Research

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  8. The aim of this work was to develop a three-dimensionally (3D) printed brace for the acute treatment of dorsally dislocated and correctly reduced distal radius fractures (DRF). The hypothesis was that a brace ...

    Authors: H. M. J. Janzing, S. A. M. Bessems, M. A. P. Ligthart, E. M. M. Van Lieshout, H. P. Theeuwes, D. G. Barten and M. H. J. Verhofstad

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:22

    Content type: Research

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  9. The nasopharyngeal swab is a critical component of the COVID-19 testing kit. Supply chain remains greatly impacted by the pandemic. Teams from USF Health Radiology and Northwell Health System developed a 3D-pr...

    Authors: Jonathan Ford, Todd Goldstein, Sean Trahan, Allison Neuwirth, Kyle Tatoris and Summer Decker

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:21

    Content type: Technical Note

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  10. Powered air-purifying respirators are in short supply and can break down with extended use. Replacement parts can become hard to acquire. The aim of this study was to create an innovative quality improvement p...

    Authors: John J. Coté, John Haggstrom, Ranuga Vivekanandan, Kristin A. Coté, Daniel L. Real, David P. Weber, Anne Cheng, Nicholas G. Dubay and Robin Farias-Eisner

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:20

    Content type: Research

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  11. Three-dimensional printing (3DP) offers a unique opportunity to build flexible vascular patient-specific coronary models for device testing, treatment planning, and physiological simulations. By optimizing the...

    Authors: Kelsey N. Sommer, Vijay Iyer, Kanako Kunishima Kumamaru, Ryan A. Rava and Ciprian N. Ionita

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:19

    Content type: Research

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  12. In recent years, three-dimensional (3D) printing has been increasingly applied to the intracranial vasculature for patient-specific surgical planning, training, education, and research. Unfortunately, though, ...

    Authors: Petrice M. Cogswell, Matthew A. Rischall, Amy E. Alexander, Hunter J. Dickens, Giuseppe Lanzino and Jonathan M. Morris

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:18

    Content type: Review

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  13. Extracting and three-dimensional (3D) printing an organ in a region of interest in DICOM images typically calls for segmentation as a first step in support of 3D printing. The DICOM images are not exported to ...

    Authors: Takashi Kamio, Madoka Suzuki, Rieko Asaumi and Taisuke Kawai

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:17

    Content type: Research

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  14. In medicine and dentistry, 3D technology allows the virtual planning and printing of surgical replicas of anatomical structures that can facilitate certain transplant procedures. In dentistry, 3D technology is...

    Authors: Pau Cahuana-Bartra, Abel Cahuana-Cárdenas, Lluís Brunet-Llobet, Marta Ayats-Soler, Jaume Miranda-Rius and Alejandro Rivera-Baró

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:16

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Failure rates with cranioplasty procedures have driven efforts to improve graft material and reduce reoperation. One promising allograft source is a 3D-printed titanium mesh with calcium phosphate filler. This...

    Authors: Michael Koller, Daniel Rafter, Gillian Shok, Sean Murphy, Sheena Kiaei and Uzma Samadani

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:14

    Content type: Research

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  16. Medical 3D printing has demonstrated value in anatomic models for abdominal, hepatobiliary, and gastrointestinal conditions. A writing group composed of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Special...

    Authors: David H. Ballard, Nicole Wake, Jan Witowski, Frank J. Rybicki and Adnan Sheikh

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:13

    Content type: Research

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  17. The Hands-On Surgical Training in Congenital Heart Surgery (HOST-CHS) program using 3D printed heart models has received positive feedback from attendees. However, improvements were necessary in the simulator ...

    Authors: Brandon Peel, Pascal Voyer-Nguyen, Osami Honjo, Shi-Joon Yoo and Nabil Hussein

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:12

    Content type: Research

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  18. Fill density is a critical parameter affecting the functional performance of 3D printed porous constructs in the biomedical and pharmaceutical domain. Numerous studies have reported the impact of fill density ...

    Authors: Prashanth Ravi

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:10

    Content type: Research

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  19. Fused deposition modeling 3D printing is used in medicine for diverse purposes such as creating patient-specific anatomical models and surgical instruments. For use in the sterile surgical field, it is necessa...

    Authors: Joshua V. Chen, Kara S. Tanaka, Alan B. C. Dang and Alexis Dang

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:9

    Content type: Research

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  20. 3D printing in the context of medical application can allow for visualization of patient-specific anatomy to facilitate surgical planning and execution. Intra-operative usage of models and guides allows for re...

    Authors: Graham Ka-Hon Shea, Kenneth Lap-Kei Wu, Iris Wai-Sum Li, Man-Fai Leung, Ada Lai-Ping Ko, Lane Tse, Sherby Suet-Ying Pang, Kenny Yat-Hong Kwan, Tak-Man Wong, Frankie Ka-Li Leung and Christian Xinshuo Fang

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:7

    Content type: Research

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  21. A new concept for robust non-invasive optical activation of motorized hand prostheses by simple and non-contact commands is presented. In addition, a novel approach for aiding hand amputees is shown, outlining...

    Authors: Simon Hazubski, Harald Hoppe and Andreas Otte

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:6

    Content type: Technical Note

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  22. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in females and frequently requires core needle biopsy (CNB) to guide management. Adequate training resources for CNB suffer tremendous limitations in reu...

    Authors: Arafat Ali, Rifat Wahab, Jimmy Huynh, Nicole Wake and Mary Mahoney

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:4

    Content type: Research

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  23. An anthropomorphic phantom is a radiologically accurate, tissue realistic model of the human body that can be used for research into innovative imaging and interventional techniques, education simulation and c...

    Authors: Vahid Anwari, Ashley Lai, Ali Ursani, Karina Rego, Behruz Karasfi, Shailaja Sajja and Narinder Paul

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:3

    Content type: Research

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  24. The structure of the valve leaflets and sinuses are crucial in supporting the proper function of the semilunar valve and ensuring leaflet durability. Therefore, an enhanced understanding of the structural char...

    Authors: Nabil Hussein, Pascal Voyer-Nguyen, Sharon Portnoy, Brandon Peel, Eric Schrauben, Christopher Macgowan and Shi-Joon Yoo

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  25. To present the application of custom-made 3D-printed subperiosteal implants for fixed prosthetic restoration of the atrophic posterior mandible of elderly patients.

    Authors: Carlo Mangano, Andrea Bianchi, Francesco Guido Mangano, Jessica Dana, Marco Colombo, Ivan Solop and Oleg Admakin

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:1

    Content type: Research

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  26. Advanced visualization of medical image data in the form of three-dimensional (3D) printing continues to expand in clinical settings and many hospitals have started to adapt 3D technologies to aid in patient c...

    Authors: Nicole Wake, Amy E. Alexander, Andy M. Christensen, Peter C. Liacouras, Maureen Schickel, Todd Pietila and Jane Matsumoto

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:17

    Content type: Technical Note

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  27. Modern low-cost 3D printing technologies offer the promise of access to surgical tools in resource scarce areas, however optimal designs for manufacturing have not yet been established. We explore how the opti...

    Authors: Joshua V. Chen, Alexis B. C. Dang, Carlin S. Lee and Alan B. C. Dang

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:16

    Content type: Research

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  28. The design freedom allowed by three-dimensional (3D) printing enables the production of acetabular off-the-shelf cups with complex porous structures. The only studies on these designs are limited to clinical o...

    Authors: Lorenzo Dall’Ava, Harry Hothi, Johann Henckel, Anna Di Laura, Paul Shearing and Alister Hart

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:15

    Content type: Research

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  29. Three-dimensional (3D) scanning and printing for the production of models is an innovative tool that can be used in veterinary anatomy practical classes. Ease of access to this teaching material can be an impo...

    Authors: Daniela de Alcântara Leite dos Reis, Beatriz Laura Rojas Gouveia, José Carlos Rosa Júnior and Antônio Chaves de Assis Neto

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:13

    Content type: Research

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  30. The use of 3D printing of hydrogels as a cell support in bio-printing of cartilage, organs and tissue has attracted much research interest. For cartilage applications, hydrogels as soft materials must show som...

    Authors: Ana Filipa Cristovão, David Sousa, Filipe Silvestre, Inês Ropio, Ana Gaspar, Célia Henriques, Alexandre Velhinho, Ana Catarina Baptista, Miguel Faustino and Isabel Ferreira

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:12

    Content type: Research

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  31. Neurosurgical residents are finding it more difficult to obtain experience as the primary operator in aneurysm surgery. The present study aimed to replicate patient-derived cranial anatomy, pathology and human...

    Authors: Ruth G. Nagassa, Paul G. McMenamin, Justin W. Adams, Michelle R. Quayle and Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:11

    Content type: Research

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  32. Skin tumors are the most predominant form of cancer in the United States. Radiation therapy, particularly high dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy, provides an effective form of cancer control when surgery is not po...

    Authors: Jennifer Chmura, Arthur Erdman, Eric Ehler, Jessica Lawrence, Christopher T. Wilke, Brent Rogers and Clara Ferreira

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:10

    Content type: Research

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  33. Modern dental treatment with standard screw-type implants leave some cases unaddressed in patients with extreme jaw bone resorption. Custom-made subperiosteal dental implant could be an alternative treatment m...

    Authors: Andrejus Surovas

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:9

    Content type: Technical Note

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:14

  34. Brachytherapy involves placement of radioactive sources inside or near the tumour. For gynaecological cancer, recent developments, including 3D imaging and image-guided adaptive brachytherapy, have improved tr...

    Authors: Rianne C. Laan, Remi A. Nout, Jenny Dankelman and Nick J. van de Berg

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:8

    Content type: Research

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  35. Medical 3D printing has brought the manufacturing world closer to the patient’s bedside than ever before. This requires hospitals and their personnel to update their quality assurance program to more appropria...

    Authors: Mohammad Odeh, Dmitry Levin, Jim Inziello, Fluvio Lobo Fenoglietto, Moses Mathur, Joshua Hermsen, Jack Stubbs and Beth Ripley

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:6

    Content type: Research

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  36. Our long-term goal is to design and manufacture a customized graft with porous scaffold structure for repairing large mandibular defects using topological optimization and 3D printing technology. The purpose o...

    Authors: Jiajie Hu, Joanne H. Wang, Russel Wang, Xiong Bill Yu, Yunfeng Liu and Dale A. Baur

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:5

    Content type: Research

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  37. Patient-specific 3D models are being used increasingly in medicine for many applications including surgical planning, procedure rehearsal, trainee education, and patient education. To date, experiences on the ...

    Authors: Nicole Wake, Andrew B. Rosenkrantz, Richard Huang, Katalina U. Park, James S. Wysock, Samir S. Taneja, William C. Huang, Daniel K. Sodickson and Hersh Chandarana

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:4

    Content type: Research

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  38. 3D printing technology has allowed the creation of custom applicators for high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy, especially for complex anatomy. With conformal therapy comes the need for advanced dosimetric verif...

    Authors: Courtney Oare, Christopher Wilke, Eric Ehler, Damien Mathew, David Sterling and Clara Ferreira

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:3

    Content type: Research

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  39. Microneedle patches are arrays of tiny needles that painlessly pierce the skin to deliver medication into the body. Biocompatible microneedles are usually fabricated via molding of a master structure. Microfab...

    Authors: Ashley R. Johnson and Adam T. Procopio

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:2

    Content type: Research

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  40. One of the key steps in generating three-dimensional (3D) printed models in medicine is segmentation of radiologic imaging. The software tools used for segmentation may be automated, semi-automated, or manual ...

    Authors: Elias Kikano, Nils Grosse Hokamp, Leslie Ciancibello, Nikhil Ramaiya, Christos Kosmas and Amit Gupta

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2019 5:1

    Content type: Research

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  41. Selected medical implants and other 3D printed constructs could potentially benefit from the ability to incorporate contrast agents into their structure. The purpose of the present study is to create 3D printe...

    Authors: David H. Ballard, Udayabhanu Jammalamadaka, Karthik Tappa, Jeffery A. Weisman, Christen J. Boyer, Jonathan Steven Alexander and Pamela K. Woodard

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2018 4:13

    Content type: Research

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  42. The purpose was to create a time sequential three-dimensional virtual reality model, also referred to as a four-dimensional model, to explore its possible benefit and clinical applications. We hypothesized tha...

    Authors: Kylie A. Mena, Kevin P. Urbain, Kevin M. Fahey and Matthew T. Bramlet

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2018 4:15

    Content type: Research

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  43. Three Dimensional (3D) printed models can aid in effective pre-operative planning by defining the geometry of tumor mass, bone loss, and nearby vessels to help determine the most accurate osteotomy site and th...

    Authors: Thipachart Punyaratabandhu, Peter C. Liacouras and Sutipat Pairojboriboon

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2018 4:12

    Content type: Research

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