The Use of 3D-Printed Pelvic Models for Complex Acetabular and Femoral Reconstructions
by Brian Haus, M. D.
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sport medicine specialist with Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California
What you’ll learn in this webinar
- 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
- What pre-operative planning looks like and how Dr. Haus uses the different software modules, measurements and views analyzing a specific case
- The three reasons why he found the 3D-printed models to be useful and helpful
- Why Dr. Haus says he not only had good results, but even had fun using the models
Brian Haus, M.D. studied at the University of California in Berkeley and Stanford University. After his studies, he started working as an Orthopedic Surgery Resident at Harvard Medical School. Afterwards he became a Fellow in the Department of Sport Medicine and Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital, moving on to the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland. He now is Chief of the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Director of Pediatric Sports Medicine and Joint Preservation at Shriners Hospital, Northern California. Dr. Haus has done 20 cases using hip models and finds it useful in preoperative planning for complex cases.