Showing results tagged with "Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery"

From Superhero Mask to New Face and New Life Thanks to 3D-Printed CMF Implants

Valerie Vervueren
May 18, 2018

Born with hemifacial microsomia, Carlos Askew never fit in. That all changed when Dr. Derek Goodisson used 3D planning and 3D-printed personalized CMF implants to mitigate his facial deformity. This operation was a first in New Zealand and helped change Carlo's life for the better

Read more

CADSkills On What It Takes To Bring a 3D-Printed Implant Into the Hands and Jaws of Patients

Sabine Van Canegem
August 14, 2017

CADskills is a medical device startup based in Ghent, Belgium. Their expertise lies in patient-specific implants, with a focus on CMF and neurosurgery patients. What is putting them in Materialise's spotlight however, is their AMSJI: a revolutionary 3D-printed titanium jaw implant that will make life better for extreme maxillary atrophy sufferers. Now there's something to chew on. Or with.

Read more

Groundbreaking Surgery for Jaw Reconstruction

Maarten Zandbergen
June 09, 2017

Newcastle United football fan Tommy Innes has recently undergone reconstructive cranio-maxillofacial (CMF) surgery to remove a tumor from his lower jaw.

The 10-hour long procedure took place at The Newcastle Royal Victory Infirmary (RVI), where Tommy works as an NHS electrician. Materialise worked with the  surgical team involved in the complex CMF procedure, which involved replacing part of Tommy’s lower jaw with bone taken from his fibula.

Read more