Custom-Made Three-Dimensional Models for Craniosynostosis.

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Summary of "Custom-Made Three-Dimensional Models for Craniosynostosis."

The use of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing in oral and maxillofacial surgery is an ever-growing field.The availability of 3D models, cutting guides, and customised surgical instruments gives surgeons the opportunity to modify and improve their surgical procedures.Here, we discuss the use of computer-aided design-computer-aided manufacturing to improve the management of a case of nonsyndromic metopic synostosis through the construction of: A cutting guide for the cranium, custom-made orbital protectors, a 3D model of the predicted postoperative meninges to allow off the table bone recontouring, and a template frontal bar to allow more specific recontouring of the frontal bar.


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Name: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
ISSN: 1536-3732


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