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Volume 254, 2019XXIII Polish-Slovak Scientific Conference on Machine Modelling and Simulations (MMS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Modelling of Structural Materials, Composites and Nanomaterials|
|Published online||15 January 2019|
Design and manufacture of artificial organs made of polymers
Faculty of Mathematics, Physics & Technical Science, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Poland
2 Department of Physiotherapy, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
3 Department of Neurosurgery, The 10-th Military Research Hospital, Bydgoszcz, Poland
4 University Hospital no. 2 in Bydgoszcz, Department of Laparoscopic Urology, Poland
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
New technologies such as 3D printing and reverse engineering are becoming increasingly popular, including in medical applications. The paper presents possible ways to use 3D printing in the area of increasing the level of medical training specialists in their daily clinical practice and in the selection of the appropriate scenario before a real surgical operation. Descriptions of the projects carried out with the surgeons aimed at achieving the aforementioned goals were presented. The presented concepts are relatively new solutions, but their further development may lead to the extension of the field of application of these techniques in medicine, among others in relation to other specialties.
Key words: reverse engineering / artificial 3D organs / personalized medicine
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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