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3D Printed Organ Models for Surgical Applications

Overview of attention for article published in Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, June 2018
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
3D Printed Organ Models for Surgical Applications
Published in
Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, June 2018
DOI 10.1146/annurev-anchem-061417-125935
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Authors

Kaiyan Qiu, Ghazaleh Haghiashtiani, Michael C. McAlpine

Abstract

Medical errors are a major concern in clinical practice, suggesting the need for advanced surgical aids for preoperative planning and rehearsal. Conventionally, CT and MRI scans, as well as 3D visualization techniques, have been utilized as the primary tools for surgical planning. While effective, it would be useful if additional aids could be developed and utilized in particularly complex procedures involving unusual anatomical abnormalities that could benefit from tangible objects providing spatial sense, anatomical accuracy, and tactile feedback. Recent advancements in 3D printing technologies have facilitated the creation of patient-specific organ models with the purpose of providing an effective solution for preoperative planning, rehearsal, and spatiotemporal mapping. Here, we review the state-of-the-art in 3D printed, patient-specific organ models with an emphasis on 3D printing material systems, integrated functionalities, and their corresponding surgical applications and implications. Prior limitations, current progress, and future perspectives in this important area are also broadly discussed. Expected final online publication date for the Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry Volume 11 is June 12, 2018. Please see http://www.annualreviews.org/page/journal/pubdates for revised estimates.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 52 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 14 27%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 23%
Researcher 7 13%
Student > Bachelor 6 12%
Student > Master 5 10%
Other 8 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 19 37%
Engineering 14 27%
Medicine and Dentistry 7 13%
Materials Science 5 10%
Chemistry 2 4%
Other 5 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 44. 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.
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