Structural and mechanical characterization of custom design cranial implant created using additive manufacturing

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Khaja Moiduddin; Saied Darwish; Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari; Sherif ElWatidy; Ashfaq Mohammad; Wadea Ameen;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Electronic Journal of Biotechnology (issn: 0717-3458)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ejbt.2017.06.005
  • Subject: 3D modeling | Cranial reconstruction | Cranial tumor | Craniofacial reconstruction | Electron beam melting (EBM) | Fused depositing modeling (FDM) | Image-based surgery | Lighter implants | Mesh implant | Porous titanium | Traumatic bone destruction | Biotechnology | TP248.13-248.65 | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Background: Reconstruction of customized cranial implants with a mesh structure using computer-assisted design and additive manufacturing improves the implant design, surgical planning, defect evaluation, implant-tissue interaction and surgeon's accuracy. The objective ... View more
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