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3D printing-assisted preoperative plan of pedicle screw placement for middle-upper thoracic trauma: a cohort study.

BMC musculoskeletal disorders 2017 08 1118(1) 348 doi 10.1186/s12891-017-1703-1 Abstract BACKGROUND This study aimed to evaluate the application of 3D printing in assisting preoperative plan of pedicle

Implementing In-Hospital 3D Printing

A team of surgeons is using low-cost, 3D-printed anatomical models to help trauma surgeons prepare for difficult surgeries. They have found that use of these models appears to significantly increase observer agreement in classifying acetabular fractures.

2D and 3D MRI Techniques Similar for Cardiac Measures

Findings to establish range of normal measures for thoracic aorta, pulmonary artery

A 3D navigation template for guiding a unilateral lumbar pedicle screw with contralateral translaminar facet screw fixation: a study protocol for multicentre randomised controlled trials.

BMJ open 2017 07 217(7) e016328 doi 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016328 Abstract INTRODUCTION The incidence of lumbar disc degeneration disease has increased in recent years. Lumbar interbody fusion using two

3D anatomical and perfusion MRI for longitudinal evaluation of biomaterials for bone regeneration of femoral bone defect in rats.

Scientific reports 2017 07 217(1) 6100 doi 10.1038/s41598-017-06258-0 Abstract Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) appears as a good surrogate to Computed Tomography (CT) scan as it does not

A 3D navigation template for guiding a unilateral lumbar pedicle screw with contralateral translaminar facet screw fixation: a study protocol for multicentre randomised controlled trials.

BMJ open 2017 07 217(7) e016328 doi 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016328 Abstract INTRODUCTION The incidence of lumbar disc degeneration disease has increased in recent years. Lumbar interbody fusion using two

Enhance the performance of current scoring functions with the aid of 3D protein-ligand interaction fingerprints.

BMC bioinformatics 2017 07 1818(1) 343 doi 10.1186/s12859-017-1750-5 Abstract BACKGROUND In structure-based drug design, binding affinity prediction remains as a challenging goal for current scoring functions. Development

A Human 3D In Vitro Model to Assess the Relationship Between Osteoporosis and Dissemination to Bone of Breast Cancer Tumor Cells.

Journal of cellular physiology 2017 01 05232(7) 1826-1834 doi 10.1002/jcp.25708 Abstract Despite consistent improvements in diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for breast cancer, up to 40% of patients

The 3D protein of duck hepatitis A virus type 1 binds to a viral genomic 3′ UTR and shows RNA-dependent RNA polymerase activity.

Virus genes 2017 06 09() doi 10.1007/s11262-017-1476-5 Abstract To explore the RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRP) function of the 3D protein of duck hepatitis A virus type 1

3D fractional moving blood volume (3D-FMBV) demonstrates decreased first trimester placental vascularity in pre-eclampsia but not the term, small for gestation age baby.

PloS one 2017 06 0112(6) e0178675 doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0178675 Abstract OBJECTIVE To undertake an observational study to see whether first trimester placental vascularity, measured with a standardized power

Selection of a horizontal reference plane in 3D evaluation: Identifying facial asymmetry and occlusal cant in orthognathic surgery planning.

Scientific reports 2017 05 197(1) 2157 doi 10.1038/s41598-017-02250-w Abstract Facial asymmetry and dental occlusal cant have been detected in two-dimensional cephalometry using different horizontal reference lines, but

3D Printed Ovaries Produce Healthy Offspring in Animal Model

Scientists say bioprosthetic ovaries have produced mouse pups in infertile mice

Characterization of 3D printing techniques: Toward patient specific quality assurance spine-shaped phantom for stereotactic body radiation therapy.

PloS one 2017 05 0412(5) e0176227 doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0176227 Abstract Development and comparison of spine-shaped phantoms generated by two different 3D-printing technologies, digital light processing (DLP) and Polyjet

Coaxial 3D bioprinting of self-assembled multicellular heterogeneous tumor fibers.

Scientific reports 2017 05 037(1) 1457 doi 10.1038/s41598-017-01581-y Abstract Three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting of living structures with cell-laden biomaterials has been achieved in vitro, however, some cell-cell interactions

A reproducible semi-automatic method to quantify the muscle-lipid distribution in clinical 3D CT images of the thigh.

PloS one 2017 04 2812(4) e0175174 doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0175174 Abstract Many studies use threshold-based techniques to assess in vivo the muscle, bone and adipose tissue distribution of the

3D double-echo steady-state sequence assessment of hip joint cartilage and labrum at 3 Tesla: comparative analysis of magnetic resonance imaging and intraoperative data.

European radiology 2017 04 21() doi 10.1007/s00330-017-4834-8 Abstract OBJECTIVES To assess the diagnostic accuracy of a high-resolution, three-dimensional (3D) double-echo steady-state (DESS) sequence with radial imaging at

Is the evaluation of the anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) in the AP pelvis possible? Analysis of conventional X-rays and 3D-CT reconstructions.

Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery 2017 04 21() doi 10.1007/s00402-017-2694-y Abstract INTRODUCTION A hypertrophic AIIS has been identified as a cause for extraarticular hip impingement and

Longitudinal imaging of HIV-1 spread in humanized mice with parallel 3D immunofluorescence and electron tomography.

eLife 2017 02 156() doi 10.7554/eLife.23282 Abstract Dissemination of HIV-1 throughout lymphoid tissues leads to systemic virus spread following infection. We combined tissue clearing, 3D-immunofluorescence, and electron

Do size, shape, and alignment parameters of the femoral condyle affect the trochlear groove tracking? A morphometric study based on 3D- computed tomography models in Chinese people.

BMC musculoskeletal disorders 2017 01 0618(1) 4 doi 10.1186/s12891-016-1374-3 Abstract BACKGROUND Our study aimed to investigate whether geometrical features (size, shape, or alignment parameters) of the femoral

Predicting Subtype Selectivity for Adenosine Receptor Ligands with Three-Dimensional Biologically Relevant Spectrum (BRS-3D).

Scientific reports 2016 Nov 046() 36595 doi 10.1038/srep36595 Abstract Adenosine receptors (ARs) are potential therapeutic targets for Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, pain, stroke and cancers. Prediction of subtype

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