Based on the patient’s CT medical scan, the mould is designed and manufactured by medical 3D software and 3D printing technique. After being produced, approved and sterilized, the mould is ready for use.
In the OR the surgeon applies bone cement (PMMA) into the mould. After 10-16 minutes the implant is ready to be adopted and fixed into the patient.
The purpose of cranioplasty is to prevent injuries and infection in the brain, to correct cranial deformations and restore the aesthetic of the skull.
Advantages of the implant mould for cranioplasty
How does it work