New advances in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

New advances in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

While used mainly in craniofacial reconstruction so far, 3D planning and CAD/CAM techniques have the potential for advances in practically every area of plastic and reconstructive surgery, according to the review by Drs. Miles J. Pfaff and Derek Steinbacher of Yale University.

01.03.2016

Photo: abstract face of a young woman

Surgeons can manipulate data from computed tomography (CT) scans to create a digital 3D structure, which can then be used for virtual surgical planning; © panthermedia.net/kotin