Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, October 3rd, 2010
virtual surgical planning to researcher Dr. J. B. Jupiter, Chief Hand and Upper Extremity Service at Massachusetts General Hospital. Through an AO funded, IRB approved study, Dr. Jupiter will use SurgiCase® Orthopaedics to explore the advantages of computer-assisted surgery, virtual 3D planning and intra-operative use of patient-specific surgical guides in osteotomies to correct compound wrist fractures-the first research project of its kind.
Previous studies have proven a link between the quality of corrective surgery and overall post-operative wrist function. The challenge...
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