De 3D-geprinte boormal voor de bilaterale sagittale splijtingsosteotomie

J.T. Wes, P.N.W.J. Houppermans, J.P. Verweij, G. Mensink, N. Liberton, J.P.R. van Merkesteyn

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The bilateral sagittal osteotomy (BSSO) is a widely used surgical technique within orthognatic surgery. The specific osteotomy design may vary from clinic to clinic. The best position of the bone cuts in a BSSO continues to be a point of discussion and probably differs from patient to patient. In addition, standardisation in, for example, research may be desirable. Pre-operative planning using a drilling template in order to position the planned individual saw cuts during BSSO can be of value. To achieve this goal, a pre-operative 3D printed biocompatible drilling template was manufactured for 1 patient on the basis of pre-operative planning. The difference between the pre-operatively determined bone cuts with the assistance of the drilling template and the actual bone cuts was still large.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)400-404
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Tandheelkunde
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2016

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