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Table 3 Mean linear measurements of the computational 3D mesh, wax and silicone vasculature model. The percentage difference of the 3D mesh and physical models is presented for each measurement

From: Advanced 3D printed model of middle cerebral artery aneurysms for neurosurgery simulation

  Wax Model Silicone Model
Computational Mesh Diameter (mm) Physical Model Diameter (mm) Percentage Difference (%) Computational Mesh Diameter (mm) Physical Model Diameter (mm) Percentage Difference (%)
ACA Lumen 1.82 2.55 0.34 1.82 2.66 0.37
MCA Lumen 2.13 2.66 0.22 2.13 2.24 0.05
ICA Lumen 5.13 6.02 0.16 5.13 6.11 0.17
Aneurysm Dome 13.1 13.4 0.03
Aneurysm Neck 5.96 6.13 0.03
ICA to ACA 86.4 87.1 0.01