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Latest Medical News Item from Taiwan – Radiologists and Orthopedic Surgeons Rely on 3D Printed Models & Surgical Guides for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

We herein present a case of a 4-year-old boy who underwent treatment for post-osteomyelitis deformity. We performed corrective surgery with Pemberton osteotomy of the right hip, multilevel varus derotation osteotomy of the right femur, and immobilization with a hip spica cast. A 3D-printed bone model of this patient was used to simulate the surgery, determine the proper osteotomy sites, and choose the appropriate implant for the osteotomized bone. A satisfactory clinical outcome was achieved. For more information: – https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0300060519854288

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