How to design a patient-specific cranial plate

In 3-matic, it’s easy to design a cranial plate directly on the patient’s anatomy. The fast and flexible, semi-automated design tools allow you to design patient-specific cranioplasty prostheses with an even or variable thickness, and this with a repeatable process. Let me show you how such a plate can be created in only a few steps.

For the purpose of this video 3-Matic 13 was used


  • 3-matic 3-matic
  • Design Module
  • Analysis Module
Author(s) Katrien Vanderperren
Tutorial created on 14 September 2012
Last modified on 18 January 2019