3D Printing in Orthopaedic Surgery

By Matthew Dipaola, MD; Edited by Felasfa M. Wodajo, MD
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Get a quick, expert overview of the role of emerging 3D printing technology in orthopaedic surgery, devices, and implants. This concise resource by Drs. Matthew DiPaola and Felasfa Wodajo provides orthopaedic surgeons and residents with need-to-know information on the clinical applications of 3D printing, including current technological capabilities, guidance for practice, and future outlooks for this fast-growing area.

Key Features
  • Covers basic principles such as engineering aspects, software, economics, legal considerations, and applications for education and surgery planning.
  • Discusses 3D printing in arthroplasty, trauma and deformity, the adult and pediatric spine, oncology, and more.
  • Includes information on setting up a home 3D printing "plant" and 3D printing biologics.
  • Consolidates today's available information on this burgeoning topic into a single convenient resource.
ISBN 9780323662116
Author Information By Matthew Dipaola, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Buffalo, Department of Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Buffalo, NY, United States; Edited by Felasfa M. Wodajo, MD, Director, Orthopaedic Oncology, Inova Fairfax Hospital and Invoa Hospital for Children; Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Instructor, Orthopaedics; Howard University School of Medicine; Consultant, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Published Reviews

"This is a great introduction for orthopedists, engineers, industrial manufacturing personnel, and trainees who wish to better understand and use this newer disruptive technology."

-Edward Abraham, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine) for Doody's Review Service

Table of Content Section 1: 3D Printing Principles

1. 3D Printing in Orthopedics: Present and Promise

2. Basics of 3D Printing: Engineering Aspects

3. From CT and MR images to 3D printed models - Software Basics for the Surgeon

4. Economic and Regulatory Considerations for 3D Printing and Orthopedics


Section 2: Overview of 3D Printing in Orthopaedics

5. Overview of 3D Printed Implants for Arthroplasty

6. Using 3D Printing for Commercial Orthopedic Applications: Advances and Challenges


Section 3: 3D Printing in Orthopaedics: Subspecialties

7. Upper Extremity Trauma and Deformity

8. Lower Extremity Trauma and Deformity

9. Adult Spine

10. Pediatric Hip and Acetabulum

11. Pediatric Spine and Upper Extremity

12. Upper Extremity Arthroplasty

13. Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

14. Orthopedic Oncology


Section 4: Future of 3D Printing

15. Setting Up Your Home 3D Printing "Plant"

Publication Date 21-11-2018
Pages 218
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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