Proponent of Materialise's Surgicase Orthopaedics States the Case for its Vital Role

BOSTON, October 15, 2010 — (PRNewswire) — Attendees at this year's annual meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) received pre-conference analysis of the advantages of Materialise's SurgiCase(R) Orthopaedics service for treating distal radius malunions. The speaker was renowned hand surgeon Dr. F. Stockmans. He's also one of the first to integrate SurgiCase(R) into his practice as a solution for patients with exceptional needs.

It's been five years since Dr. Stockmans recognized how valuable SurgiCase(R) is to hand and wrist surgeons faced with challenging surgeries: malunions, non-unions or some instances of congenital deformity. The comprehensive service, which centers on the use of CT/MRI scanned images, consists of three components: virtual surgery planning, the generation of 3D patient models, and the construction of cut and drill guides custom-fit to the patient. It gives the surgeon the capability to try multiple approaches to complicated procedures before entering the operation room. Working together, these components help the surgeon repair complex 3D deformations that would otherwise be impossible to treat using conventional 2D techniques.

Dr. Stockmans has published his successful case histories in the latest issue of Orthopreneur. About SurgiCase(R) increased visibility, he says: "After five years of preparatory studies, I'm thrilled that SurgiCase(R) Orthopaedics is finally being introduced to the surgical community. The possibility of visualizing the pathology in 3D and trying different approaches prior to going into surgery is tremendous. Individualized cut and drill guides have helped me shorten the intervention period, enabling me to treat more cases in the same amount of time. The engineers at Materialise are very professional. I feel much more confident going into the OR."

Materialise launched SurgiCase(R) Orthopaedics in the United States at the ASSH. With the development of its SurgiCase(R) cut and drill guides, Materialise will take a huge step towards putting custom tools into the hands of hand and wrist surgeons.

http://www.materialise.com/orthopaedics

SOURCE Materialise

Contact:
Materialise
For more information, visit Materialise - SurgiCase(R) Orthopaedics at Email Contact or toll-free by phone at +1-888-662-5057.




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Blockchain For The Manufacturing Supply Chain
Jobs
Mechanical Design Engineer 3 for KLA-Tencor at Milpitas, CA
Sr Mechanical Design Engineer for Medtronic at mounds view, MN
Director of Process Engineering. for Tekni-Plex at Toledo, OH
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, MI
Avionics System Engineer for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Arlington, VA
Senior Structural Engineer for Wiss,Janney, Estner Assoicates, Inc at houston, TX
Upcoming Events
Formlabs LA 3D Printing Roadshow at Munky King Lost Angeles CA - Feb 8 - 9, 2018
ESPRIT World 2018 at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown 350 West Maryland Street Indianapolis IN - Jun 11 - 15, 2018
HxGN LIVE 2018 at The Venetian Las Vegas NV - Jun 12 - 15, 2018
IMTS2018 International Manufacturing Tech Show at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Sep 10 - 15, 2018
Tebis



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise