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  1. In this work, we provide specific clinical examples to demonstrate basic practical techniques involved in image segmentation, computer-aided design, and 3D printing. A step-by-step approach using United States...

    Authors: Leonid Chepelev, Carolina Souza, Waleed Althobaity, Olivier Miguel, Satheesh Krishna, Ekin Akyuz, Taryn Hodgdon, Carlos Torres, Nicole Wake, Amy Alexander, Elizabeth George, Anji Tang, Peter Liacouras, Jane Matsumoto, Jonathan Morris, Andy Christensen…

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:14

    Content type: Technical Note

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  2. Alzheimer’s disease prevalence will reach epidemic proportions in coming decades. There is a need for impactful educational materials to help patients, families, medical practitioners, and policy makers unders...

    Authors: Matthew Marks, Amy Alexander, Joseph Matsumoto, Jane Matsumoto, Jonathan Morris, Ronald Petersen, Clifford Jack Jr., Tatsuya Oishi and David Jones

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:13

    Content type: Research

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  3. Oral stents have been shown to reduce the deleterious effects of head and neck radiotherapy through the displacement of normal tissues away from the areas of high dose irradiation. While these stents are commo...

    Authors: Christopher T. Wilke, Mohamed Zaid, Caroline Chung, Clifton D. Fuller, Abdallah S. R. Mohamed, Heath Skinner, Jack Phan, G. Brandon Gunn, William H. Morrison, Adam S. Garden, Steven J. Frank, David I. Rosenthal, Mark S. Chambers and Eugene J. Koay

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:12

    Content type: Research

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  4. Distal radius fracture is common in the general population. Fracture management includes a plaster cast, splint and synthetic material cast to immobilise the injured arm. Casting complications are common in th...

    Authors: Yan-Jun Chen, Hui Lin, Xiaodong Zhang, Wenhua Huang, Lin Shi and Defeng Wang

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:11

    Content type: Research

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  5. Placing a self-expandable metallic stent (SEMS) is safe and effective for the palliative treatment of malignant gastroduodenal (GD) strictures. SEMS abutment in the duodenal wall is associated with increased f...

    Authors: Guk Bae Kim, Jung-Hoon Park, Ho-Young Song, Namkug Kim, Hyun Kyung Song, Min Tae Kim, Kun Yung Kim, Jiaywei Tsauo, Eun Jung Jun, Do Hoon Kim and Gin Hyug Lee

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:10

    Content type: Research

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  6. Most interactions between pathogenic microorganisms and their target host occur on mucosal surfaces of internal organs such as the intestine. In vitro organ culture (IVOC) provides an unique tool for studying ...

    Authors: Matheus O. Costa, Roman Nosach and John C.S. Harding

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:9

    Content type: Research

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  7. The prosthetic devices the military uses to restore function and mobility to our wounded warriors are highly advanced, and in many instances not publically available. There is considerable research aimed at th...

    Authors: Peter C. Liacouras, Divya Sahajwalla, Mark D. Beachler, Todd Sleeman, Vincent B. Ho and John P. Lichtenberger III

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  8. The purpose of this study is to provide a framework for the development of a quality assurance (QA) program for use in medical 3D printing applications. An interdisciplinary QA team was built with expertise fr...

    Authors: Shuai Leng, Kiaran McGee, Jonathan Morris, Amy Alexander, Joel Kuhlmann, Thomas Vrieze, Cynthia H. McCollough and Jane Matsumoto

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:6

    Content type: Research

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  9. To assess the impact of metal artifact reduction techniques in 3D printing by evaluating image quality and segmentation time in both phantom and patient studies with dental restorations and/or other metal impl...

    Authors: Roy P. Marcus, Jonathan M. Morris, Jane M. Matsumoto, Amy E. Alexander, Ahmed F. Halaweish, James A Kelly, Joel G. Fletcher, Cynthia H. McCollough and Shuai Leng

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  10. Medical 3D printing is expanding exponentially, with tremendous potential yet to be realized in nearly all facets of medicine. Unfortunately, multiple informal subdomain-specific isolated terminological ‘silos...

    Authors: Leonid Chepelev, Andreas Giannopoulos, Anji Tang, Dimitrios Mitsouras and Frank J. Rybicki

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:4

    Content type: Research

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  11. Major facial defects due to cancer or deformities can be reconstructed through microvascular osteocutaneous flaps. Hereby CAD/CAM workflows offer a possibility to optimize reconstruct and reduce surgical time....

    Authors: Elisabeth Goetze, Matthias Gielisch, Maximilian Moergel and Bilal Al-Nawas

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:3

    Content type: Case study

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  12. Three-dimensional (3D) printing has become a useful method of fabrication for many clinical applications. It is also a technique that is becoming increasingly accessible, as the price of the necessary tools an...

    Authors: Benjamin L. Cox, Nathan Schumacher, John Konieczny, Issac Reifschneider, Thomas R. Mackie, Marisa S. Otegui and Kevin W. Eliceiri

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:2

    Content type: Research

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  13. The increased and accelerating utilization of 3D printing in medicine opens up questions regarding safety and efficacy in the use of medical models. The authors recognize an important shift towards point-of-ca...

    Authors: Andy Christensen and Frank J. Rybicki

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2017 3:1

    Content type: Review

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  14. Medical 3D printing holds the potential of transforming personalized medicine by enabling the fabrication of patient-specific implants, reimagining prostheses, developing surgical guides to expedite and transf...

    Authors: Leonid Chepelev, Taryn Hodgdon, Ashish Gupta, Aili Wang, Carlos Torres, Satheesh Krishna, Ekin Akyuz, Dimitrios Mitsouras and Adnan Sheikh

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2016 2:5

    Content type: Technical Note

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  15. Congenital heart diseases causing significant hemodynamic and functional consequences require surgical repair. Understanding of the precise surgical anatomy is often challenging and can be inadequate or wrong....

    Authors: Shi-Joon Yoo, Omar Thabit, Eul Kyung Kim, Haruki Ide, Deane Yim, Anreea Dragulescu, Mike Seed, Lars Grosse-Wortmann and Glen van Arsdell

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2016 2:3

    Content type: Review

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  16. CT scanning with 3D reconstructed images are currently used to study articular fractures in orthopedic and trauma surgery. A 3D-Printer creates solid objects, starting from a 3D Computer representation.

    Authors: Nicola Bizzotto, Ivan Tami, Attilio Santucci, Roberto Adani, Paolo Poggi, Denis Romani, Guilherme Carpeggiani, Filippo Ferraro, Sandro Festa and Bruno Magnan

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2016 2:2

    Content type: Case study

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  17. Additive manufacturing/3D printing of medical devices is becoming more commonplace, a 3D printed drug is now commercially available, and bioprinting is poised to transition from laboratory to market. Despite t...

    Authors: Matthew Di Prima, James Coburn, David Hwang, Jennifer Kelly, Akm Khairuzzaman and Laura Ricles

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2016 2:1

    Content type: Review

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  18. Hand-held three dimensional models of the human anatomy and pathology, tailored-made protheses, and custom-designed implants can be derived from imaging modalities, most commonly Computed Tomography (CT). Howe...

    Authors: Andreas A. Giannopoulos, Leonid Chepelev, Adnan Sheikh, Aili Wang, Wilfred Dang, Ekin Akyuz, Chris Hong, Nicole Wake, Todd Pietila, Philip B. Dydynski, Dimitrios Mitsouras and Frank J. Rybicki

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2015 1:3

    Content type: Review

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  19. The effects of reduced radiation dose CT for the generation of maxillofacial bone STL models for 3D printing is currently unknown. Images of two full-face transplantation patients scanned with non-contrast 320...

    Authors: Tianrun Cai, Frank J. Rybicki, Andreas A. Giannopoulos, Kurt Schultz, Kanako K. Kumamaru, Peter Liacouras, Shadpour Demehri, Kirstin M. Shu Small and Dimitris Mitsouras

    Citation: 3D Printing in Medicine 2015 1:2

    Content type: Research

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