Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Short Communication Volume 6 Issue 1

Three-Dimensional (3D) Printing Technology in Traumatology: is it the Present or the Future?

Diego Edwards1*, Sebastián Bianchi2, Juan Pablo Casas-Cordero3, Francisco Cornejo3 and Gerardo Zelaya4

1Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery Department, Hospital La Florida-Clinica Alemana, Knee Surgery Department, Santiago, Chile
2General Practitioner, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile
3Orthopaedic and Traumatology Resident, Hospital La Florida, Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile
4Hospital La Florida-Clinica Las Condes, Knee Surgery Department, Santiago, Chile

*Corresponding Author: Diego Edwards, Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery Department, Hospital La Florida - Clinica Alemana, Universidad del Desarrollo, Sports Medicine, Santiago, Chile.

Received: November 24, 2022; Published: December 13, 2022


Three-dimensional printing (3D) is an additive manufacturing technique, which through digital models of a patient, obtained through different techniques such as computed tomography (CT), allows the manufacture of custom made and specific structures for each patient, in real size, by using plastic materials.


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Citation: Diego Edwards., et al. “Three-Dimensional (3D) Printing Technology in Traumatology: is it the Present or the Future?”.Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.1 (2023): 113-114.


Copyright: © 2023 Diego Edwards., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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