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3D Printed Organ Models with Physical Properties of Tissue and Integrated Sensors

Overview of attention for article published in Advanced Materials Technologies, December 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#8 of 248)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (80th percentile)

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27 news outlets
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4 blogs
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10 tweeters
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1 video uploader

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Title
3D Printed Organ Models with Physical Properties of Tissue and Integrated Sensors
Published in
Advanced Materials Technologies, December 2017
DOI 10.1002/admt.201700235
Pubmed ID
Authors

Kaiyan Qiu, Zichen Zhao, Ghazaleh Haghiashtiani, Shuang-Zhuang Guo, Mingyu He, Ruitao Su, Zhijie Zhu, Didarul B. Bhuiyan, Paari Murugan, Fanben Meng, Sung Hyun Park, Chih-Chang Chu, Brenda M. Ogle, Daniel A. Saltzman, Badrinath R. Konety, Robert M. Sweet, Michael C. McAlpine

Abstract

The design and development of novel methodologies and customized materials to fabricate patient-specific 3D printed organ models with integrated sensing capabilities could yield advances in smart surgical aids for preoperative planning and rehearsal. Here, we demonstrate 3D printed prostate models with physical properties of tissue and integrated soft electronic sensors using custom-formulated polymeric inks. The models show high quantitative fidelity in static and dynamic mechanical properties, optical characteristics, and anatomical geometries to patient tissues and organs. The models offer tissue-mimicking tactile sensation and behavior and thus can be used for the prediction of organ physical behavior under deformation. The prediction results show good agreement with values obtained from simulations. The models also allow the application of surgical and diagnostic tools to their surface and inner channels. Finally, via the conformal integration of 3D printed soft electronic sensors, pressure applied to the models with surgical tools can be quantitatively measured.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 72 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 25%
Unspecified 13 18%
Student > Master 11 15%
Researcher 10 14%
Student > Bachelor 7 10%
Other 13 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 22 31%
Unspecified 16 22%
Materials Science 12 17%
Chemistry 6 8%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 7%
Other 11 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 214. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 02 July 2019.
All research outputs
#61,035
of 13,577,074 outputs
Outputs from Advanced Materials Technologies
#8
of 248 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,264
of 391,293 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Advanced Materials Technologies
#3
of 15 outputs
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