A classification of cranial implants based on the degree of difficulty in computer design and manufacture

@article{Poukens2008ACO,
  title={A classification of cranial implants based on the degree of difficulty in computer design and manufacture},
  author={Jules Poukens and P. Laeven and M. Beerens and G. Nijenhuis and J. Sloten and P. Stoelinga and P. Kessler},
  journal={The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={4}
}
  • Jules Poukens, P. Laeven, +4 authors P. Kessler
  • Published 2008
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery
  • Skull defects usually create aesthetic and functional disturbances to the patient. These defects are currently reconstructed by using computer‐aided design and manufacturing processes. Classification of skull defects becomes important in discussing the complexity of reconstruction in clinical practice or comparing clinical results in scientific articles. 
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