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  1. Subcapital osteotomy by means of surgical hip dislocation is a treatment approach offered for moderate-to-severe cases of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE). This procedure is demanding, highly dependent...

    Authors: Sima Zakani, Christopher Chapman, Adam Saule, Anthony Cooper, Kishore Mulpuri and David R. Wilson

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:18

    Content type: Research

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  2. Patient specific three-dimensional (3D) models can be derived from two-dimensional medical images, such as magnetic resonance (MR) images. 3D models have been shown to improve anatomical comprehension by provi...

    Authors: Teresa E. Flaxman, Carly M. Cooke, Olivier X. Miguel, Adnan M. Sheikh and Sukhbir S. Singh

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:17

    Content type: Review

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  3. The emergence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic during the fall of 2019 and into the spring of 2020 has led to an increased demand of disposable N95 respirators and o...

    Authors: Karstan Luchini, Shelly N. B. Sloan, Ryan Mauro, Aspram Sargsyan, Aundrea Newman, Purnadeo Persaud, Daniel Hawkins, Dennis Wolff, Jeff Staudinger and Bradley A. Creamer

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:16

    Content type: Research

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  4. Training in retrograde intrarenal surgery for the treatment of renal stone disease is a challenging task due to the unique complexity of the procedure. This study introduces a series of 3D printed models of up...

    Authors: Luca Orecchia, Diego Manfrin, Stefano Germani, Dario Del Fabbro, Anastasios D. Asimakopoulos, Enrico Finazzi Agrò and Roberto Miano

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:15

    Content type: Research

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  5. Percutaneous tracheostomy is frequently performed in intensive care units in patients who require prolonged mechanical ventilation. The first crucial step for the physician in these procedures is the precise n...

    Authors: Alessandro Terrani, Enrico Bassi, Alberto Ornaghi, Giacomo Bellani and Giuseppe Foti

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:14

    Content type: Technical Note

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  6. Three-dimensional (3D)-printed saw guides are frequently used to optimize osteotomy results and are usually designed based on computed tomography (CT), despite the radiation burden, as radiation-less alternati...

    Authors: Koen Willemsen, Mirte H. M. Ketel, Frank Zijlstra, Mateusz C. Florkow, Ruurd J. A. Kuiper, Bart C. H. van der Wal, Harrie Weinans, Behdad Pouran, Freek J. Beekman, Peter R. Seevinck and Ralph J. B. Sakkers

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:13

    Content type: Research

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  7. The integration of 3D printing technology in hospitals is evolving toward production models such as point-of-care manufacturing. This study aims to present the results of the integration of 3D printing technol...

    Authors: Jose Antonio Calvo-Haro, Javier Pascau, José Manuel Asencio-Pascual, Felipe Calvo-Manuel, Maria José Cancho-Gil, Juan Francisco Del Cañizo López, María Fanjul-Gómez, Roberto García-Leal, Guillermo González-Casaurrán, Manuel González-Leyte, Juan Antonio León-Luis, Lydia Mediavilla-Santos, Santiago Ochandiano-Caicoya, Ramón Pérez-Caballero, Almudena Ribed-Sánchez, Javier Río-Gómez…

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  8. Three-dimensional (3D) printing has been utilized as a means of producing high-quality simulation models for trainees in procedure-intensive or surgical subspecialties. However, less is known about its role fo...

    Authors: Chase Tenewitz, Rebecca T. Le, Mauricio Hernandez, Saif Baig and Travis E. Meyer

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  9. The objectives of this manuscript were to review the literature concerning 3D printing of brain and cranial vault pathology and use these data to define the gaps in global utilization of 3D printing technology...

    Authors: Grace M. Thiong’o, Mark Bernstein and James M. Drake

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:9

    Content type: Review

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  10. First patented in 1986, three-dimensional (3D) printing, also known as additive manufacturing or rapid prototyping, now encompasses a variety of distinct technology types where material is deposited, joined, o...

    Authors: Amy E. Alexander, Nicole Wake, Leonid Chepelev, Philipp Brantner, Justin Ryan and Kenneth C. Wang

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:8

    Content type: Review

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  11. 3D printing and distributed manufacturing represent a paradigm shift in the health system that is becoming critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. University hospitals are also taking on the role of manufacture...

    Authors: Rubén Perez-Mañanes, Sonia García-de San José, Manuel Desco-Menéndez, Ignacio Sánchez-Arcilla, Esmeralda González-Fernández, Javier Vaquero-Martín, Javier Pascau González-Garzón, Lydia Mediavilla-Santos, Diego Trapero-Moreno and José Antonio Calvo-Haro

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:7

    Content type: Case study

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  12. Three-dimensional (3D) printing is a method by which two-dimensional (2D) virtual data is converted to 3D objects by depositing various raw materials into successive layers. Even though the technology was inve...

    Authors: Arpine Galstyan, Michael J. Bunker, Fluvio Lobo, Robert Sims, James Inziello, Jack Stubbs, Rita Mukhtar and Tatiana Kelil

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:6

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:19

  13. Different methods of cranioplasty for the reconstruction of bony skull defects exist. In the absence of the autologous bone flap, a customised manufactured implant may be the optimal choice, but this implant h...

    Authors: Erasmo Barros da Silva Júnior, Afonso Henrique de Aragão, Marcelo de Paula Loureiro, Caetano Silva Lobo, Ana Flávia Oliveti, Rafael Martinelli de Oliveira and Ricardo Ramina

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:4

    Content type: Technical Note

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  14. A prosthetic replacement is a standard treatment for an irreparable radial head fracture; however, the surface mismatch of the commercially available designs is concerned for the long-term cartilage wear. The ...

    Authors: Suriya Luenam, Theeraset Bantuchai, Arkaphat Kosiyatrakul, Malee Chanpoo, Kantapat Phakdeewisetkul and Chedtha Puncreobutr

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  15. This prospective study investigated whether the use of 3D-printed model facilitates novice learning of radiology anatomy on multiplanar computed tomography (CT) when compared to traditional 2D-based learning t...

    Authors: Christian O’Brien, Carolina A. Souza, Adnan Sheikh, Olivier Miguel and Timothy Wood

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  16. 3D printed patient-specific anatomical models have been applied clinically to orthopaedic care for surgical planning and patient education. The estimated cost and print time per model for 3D printers have not ...

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

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:1

    Content type: Research

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  17. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to large-scale shutdowns in society. This resulted in global supply bottlenecks for medical protective equipment. The so-called Maker Movement recognized this emerging problem ear...

    Authors: Sascha Hartig, Sven Duda and Lennart Hildebrandt

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:37

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in 3D Printing in Medicine 2021 7:5

  18. As the healthcare system faced an acute shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of 3D printing technologies became an innovative method of increasing production ca...

    Authors: Peter Chengming Zhang, Yousuf Ahmed, Isra M. Hussein, Edem Afenu, Manon Feasson and Anser Daud

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:35

    Content type: Case study

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  19. The paediatric patient population has considerable variation in anatomy. The use of Computed Tomography (CT)-based digital models to design three-dimensionally printed patient specific instrumentation (PSI) ha...

    Authors: Njalalle Baraza, Chris Chapman, Sima Zakani and Kishore Mulpuri

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:34

    Content type: Review

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  20. This study reports on the development of a novel 3D procedure planning technique to provide pre-ablation treatment planning for partial gland prostate cryoablation (cPGA).

    Authors: Nicole Wake, Andrew B. Rosenkrantz, Daniel K. Sodickson, Hersh Chandarana and James S. Wysock

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:33

    Content type: Research

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  21. Family doctors can have an active role in identifying significant population needs and solutions. During the COVID-19 epidemic, patient home monitoring with pulse oximetry has been a key aspect of care of pati...

    Authors: Matteo Capobussi and Lorenzo Moja

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:32

    Content type: Technical Note

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  22. External fixation is a mainstream limb reconstruction technique, most often used after a traumatic injury. Due to the high rates of trauma in developing countries, external fixation devices are often utilized ...

    Authors: Felix J. Landaeta, Jose Nauaki Shiozawa, Arthur Erdman and Cara Piazza

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:31

    Content type: Research

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  23. This systematic review aimed to evaluate the use of three-dimensional (3D) printed bone models for training, simulating and/or planning interventions in oral and cranio-maxillofacial surgery.

    Authors: Matteo Meglioli, Adrien Naveau, Guido Maria Macaluso and Sylvain Catros

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:30

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in 3D Printing in Medicine 2020 6:36

  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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