by Prof. Douglas Dunlop
- Why prof. Dunlop believes additive manufacturing (or 3D Printing) offers a significant opportunity for orthopaedic practice, bone tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine.
- The benefits of combining accurate clinical diagnostics with template planning and custom-made implants, including hands-on examples and testimonials.
- The hands-on story of a 72-year-old patient with painful loosening of left THR acetabular component following a complex history of revisions for recurrent aseptic loosening who, after surgery, benefits from extensive (grade 3) new bone formation at the bone/implant interface.
by Prof. Dr. med. Burkhard W. Wippermann
- Case studies: context, indications, pre-opp and post-opp scans and results
- A clear list of indications and contraindications when to use or not to use the patient-specific aMace implant in the experience at Helios
- What type of complications prof. Wippermann experienced after operating on more than 10 patients with the aMace implant
by Irisa Myncke
- The results and main conclusion of the study of 25 patients treated with the aMace solution with mean follow-up time of 25 months
- How UZ Brussels approached the reimbursement procedure
- How the functional outcome improved in terms of Oxford Hip Score and Womac Score - What kind of complications were reported and how they were treated
by Dr. Marieke Baauw
- The results of the study investigating primary and secondary outcome of 27 patients having the aMace implant, 2 years after surgery.
- The main conclusions are of a literature review on studies on how to treat large acetabular defects
- By how many % the Oxford Hip Score improved 2 yrs after surgery
by Prof. Dr. med. Burkhard W. Wippermann
- How a 3D pre-operative plan and analysis helps you gain a better understanding of a particular defect and how it can shift the surgical strategy.
- Tips and tricks for fellow surgeons who are new to these techniques.
- The practicalities of working with engineers to optimize the individualized implant design, screw length, and positioning plan. How to involve the patient and how to leverage the trial models for improved patient communication.
by Dr. med. Simon Weidert
- How a 3D pre-operative analysis helps to understand a particular defect and how it can shift the surgical strategy
- What a 3D-printed model of the defect and the screw guide looks like and how it can help prepare for surgery
- How Dr. Weidert positioned the implant during surgery, guiding you through the steps with surgical images
by Dr. Ross Barker
- Why orthopaedic pre-operative planning matters
- The requirements for pre-operative planning
- How to establish key measurements such as the size of the acetabular component required, stem size and offset and leg length discrepancy.
by Brian Haus, M. D.
- What pre-operative planning looks like and how Dr. Haus uses the different software modules, measurements and views analyzing a specific case
- Examples of how radiographs vs. 3D images differ from each other for a particular case and why Dr. Haus feels that CT scan images have only limited reliability
- Why Dr. Haus says he not only had good results, but even had fun using the models
The Future in Shoulder Replacement Surgery: the Integration of 3D Planning and Guides in the Clinical Workflow
by Jonathan C. Levy, MD, FAAOS
- What the current surgical challenges are in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA) and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty (RSA)
- How new technologies have improved shoulder implants
- Why Dr. Levy believes patient-specific problems demand patient-specific solutions
by Prof. Stefaan Nijs
- The difference between 2D and 3D images and concrete examples of why 3D images influences the surgical strategy
- How Dr. Nijs uses 3D images and planning pre-, intra- and post-operatively
- Case stories and practical examples, illustrated by pictures and videos of how Dr. Nijs uses the 3D technique in his daily practice
by Carl Ekholm, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
- A bit of theory: anatomical features of the glenoid, why the glenoid bone is such a precious commodity and the different classifications
- The different methods you could use for correction (e.g. corrective reaming, structural grafting)
- The different steps of working with Materialise for a patient-specific implant illustrated by pre-operative plans, analysis and post-operative results of three patient cases
by Mr. Inigo Guisasola, MD, PhD, DMS
- How 3D Printing fits into the practice at the hospital
- The five benefits of 3D Printing in glenoid surgeries according to Dr. Guisasola
- Why using 3D-printed models helps preparing for surgery
by Dr. Ola Wiig
- What the challenges are when applying different surgical methods on a Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE) defect
- What a patient-specific saw guide, the pre- and post-op models and custom-made plate look like
- The practical advantages experienced when having an anatomical model at hand
Corrective Osteotomies for Malunion of the Wrist and Forearm, using 3D Computer Planning and Patient-Specific Instruments
by Dr. Frederik Verstreken
- How 3D planning could save you time during surgery
- Get a full insight on 3D possibilities by looking at images, scans, plans and even surgical videos
- Everything about patient-specific 3D-printed titanium plates, drill guides and screw guides
Knee webinars will be available soon.