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To operate or not to operate?

“Good surgeons know how to operate, better ones when to operate, and the best when not to operate.”…

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Making nasal cancer surgery shorter and safer with better outcomes

Each year, around 2,000 people are diagnosed with nasal sinus cancer in the United States. In this…

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Pre-selecting surgical equipment with 3D printing

A young child presented at The Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children with a complex…

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Transforming patient consent for a complex osteotomy procedure

To some, an osteotomy procedure to remove metastatic cancer from the acetabulum would be…

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Creating precision patient-specific instruments with 3D modeling

A one-year-old boy presented with premature closing of anterior fontanel. Surgical intervention was…

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Transforming care for a sick child with congenital heart defects

CHDs affect nearly 1% of―or about 40,000―births per year in the United States. About 1 in 4 babies…

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Clinical team uses 3D printed model to reduce risk in cardiac surgery

Congenital heart defects are the most common human birth defect, found in up to 2% of the…

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Simulating a surgical plan with physical 3D anatomical models

A patient presented with a severe deformity affecting the majority of the bones in their foot, most…

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Improving pre-operative planning with personalized 3D printing: Removing a maxillary sinus tumor

An 85-year-old male presented with a large lower-eyelid, cheek and nasal tumor. The tumor's size…