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The application of digital medical 3D printing technology on tumor operation
Author(s): Jimin Chen; Yijian Jiang; Yangsheng Li
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Paper Abstract

Digital medical 3D printing technology is a new hi-tech which combines traditional medical and digital design, computer science, bio technology and 3D print technology. At the present time there are four levels application: The printed 3D model is the first and simple application. The surgery makes use of the model to plan the processing before operation. The second is customized operation tools such as implant guide. It helps doctor to operate with special tools rather than the normal medical tools. The third level application of 3D printing in medical area is to print artificial bones or teeth to implant into human body. The big challenge is the fourth level which is to print organs with 3D printing technology. In this paper we introduced an application of 3D printing technology in tumor operation. We use 3D printing to print guide for invasion operation. Puncture needles were guided by printed guide in face tumors operation. It is concluded that this new type guide is dominantly advantageous.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 April 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9738, Laser 3D Manufacturing III, 973816 (6 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2209252
Show Author Affiliations
Jimin Chen, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
Yijian Jiang, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
Yangsheng Li, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9738:
Laser 3D Manufacturing III
Bo Gu; Henry Helvajian; Alberto Piqué, Editor(s)

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