Orbital floor repair using patient specific osteoinductive implant made by stereolithography

Olivier Guillaume, Mike A. Geven, Viktor Varjas, Peter Varga, Dominic Gehweiler, Vincent A. Stadelmann, Tanja Smidt, Stephan Zeiter, Christoph Sprecher, Ruud R. M. Bos, Dirk W. Grijpma, Mauro Alini, Huipin Yuan, Geoff R. Richards, Tingting Tang, Ling Qin, Lai Yuxiao, Peng Jiang, David Eglin*

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    Abstract

    We propose a work-flow to design and fabricate biodegradable and bone-promotive patient specific implants to be used in craniomaxillofacial surgery for bone reconstruction.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number119721
    Number of pages13
    JournalBiomaterials
    Volume233
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar-2020

    Keywords

    • Orbital floor
    • Patient specific implant
    • Stereolithography
    • Poly(trimethylene carbonate)
    • Hydroxyapatite
    • Sheep model
    • LINKED POLY(TRIMETHYLENE CARBONATE)
    • IN-VIVO
    • MECHANICAL-PROPERTIES
    • DEGRADATION BEHAVIOR
    • BLOWOUT FRACTURES
    • RESORBABLE MESH
    • RECONSTRUCTION
    • TECHNOLOGY
    • COMPOSITES
    • FEASIBILITY

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