Corrective Osteotomies for Malunion of the Wrist and Forearm, using 3D Computer Planning and Patient-Specific Instruments
by Dr. Frederik Verstreken
AZ Monica Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
What you’ll learn in this webinar
- What malunion is and what the most common complaints are
- Why traditional planning based on 2D radiographs are not bringing in the expected results according to two studies
- 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
Dr. Verstreken has studied at KU Leuven and at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is now working as a hand and wrist surgeon at the hospital of AZ Monica, Antwerp, Belgium with a special focus on "sports related injuries" and "the use of 3D technology in orthopedics”.
He has been working on 3D applications in corrective osteotomies since 2009 and since than he has performed over 100 cases.