Three-dimensional printing in rhinoplasty

Thomas M. Suszynski, Jose Maria Serra, Jason M. Weissler, Bardia Amirlak

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Abstract

Rhinoplasty is considered one of the most challenging procedures in plastic surgery. The authors introduce a novel concept of translating three-dimensional photographic images into three-dimensionally–printed, patient-specific, life-size models that can be used in preoperative counseling or as an intraoperative reference during rhinoplasty. This article describes the authors’ experience with this new application for three-dimensional printing, a technology that is overall garnering more widespread use and has prospective clinical and research applications in aesthetic surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1383-1385
Number of pages3
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume141
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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