Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, June 26th, 2005
Radiologists in Austria conducted a study "to evaluate the usefulness of CT virtual preoperative planning in the surgical repositioning of malunited distal radius fracture."
"Eleven patients with malunited distal radius fracture underwent multislice CT of both wrists," explained M. Rieger and coauthors at the University of Innsbruck Hospital. "A preoperative workup was performed in a virtual reality environment created from the CT data sets."
"Virtual planning comprised three main procedures - carrying out the...
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