3D Printing in Orthopaedic Surgery

3D Printing in Orthopaedic Surgery

1st Edition - November 19, 2018

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  • Author: Matthew Dipaola
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323662116
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323581196

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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.

Table of Contents

  • 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"

Product details

  • No. of pages: 228
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: November 19, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323662116
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323581196

About the Author

Matthew Dipaola

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Buffalo, Department of Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Buffalo, NY, United States

About the Editor

Felasfa Wodajo

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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