The 3D Technology Behind the World’s First Successful Double Hand and Face Transplant: A Clinical Engineering Perspective
By Alyssa Glennon, Principal Engineer for Business Development, Materialise
The double hand and face transplant, led by Dr. Eduardo D. Rodriguez at NYU Langone Health, is a testament to the value of 3D planning and printing for complex medical cases. 3D technology revolutionizes the surgical process, starting with how clinicians communicate with their teams and patients to how they plan and perform surgeries.
In this webinar, Alyssa Glennon, our Principal Clinical Engineer in the USA, discusses the 3D technology behind the hand transplants. Alyssa will walk you through the planning process and explain how Materialise’s innovative tools enable the speed and accuracy required for such a complex medical procedure.
Bastien Pirson is a Market Manager at Materialise,
focused on the Mimics Innovation Suite software.
He mainly works with solutions for medical device companies that want to grow their personalized devices business to become a significant player on the market.
Bastien contributes to unlocking the growth for companies by enhancing physician experience and boosting operational excellence thanks to Materialise’s solutions.
Jamie McCarte, Head of Global Custom Devices, Terumo Aortic
Jamie is a chartered engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineering (CEng MIMechE) and Head of Global Custom Devices at Terumo Aortic, where the company provides custom-made devices to clinicians worldwide to treat aortic disease.
He assures that the teams of engineers, clinical case planners, and case management or admin personnel are dedicated to delivering the optimal solution for each request.