2018 AOCMF Course—Advances in Medical 3D Planning and 3D Printing, Switzerland, Basel
Basel, Switzerland
10 Jul 2018 - 11 Jul 2018
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This two-day course addresses current, patient-specific, and practical applications of medical 3D printing and 3D planning in a hospital environment. Setup of a working 3D printing laboratory is explained in detail. Practical exercises include 3D planning of a patient-specific solution with the ultimate production of accurate patient-individualized 3D printed anatomical models. This innovative hands-on course is delivered using a combination of lectures, case discussions, and practical exercises. Participants will train in small groups on computers with cutting edge segmentation and virtual surgery planning software and 3D printers.

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Learning objectives
Describe the principles of medical 3D printing
Explain what 3D printing technology is and how it can be applied to imaging data to create anatomic models and guides for CMF surgery
Describe the creation process from DICOM images to a realistic / virtual 3D model
Describe how to produce your own 3D models from medical imaging data by 3D printing
Describe typical applications of 3D printing in CMF surgery
Recognize the importance of quality assurance in 3D printing
Discuss the role anatomic models play in pre-operative surgical planning
Majeed Rana MD,DDS  (Course Chair)
Florian Thieringer MD, DDS, MHBA  (Course Director)
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Type AOCMF / AO partner event
Level Principles
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Debates, Lectures
Target audience CMF musculoskeletal oncology, ENT surgery, General surgery, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Plastic surgery, Residency
Closing date10 Jul 2018
Available places7
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Swiss Francs 837.00 CHF
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -41.85 CHF 5%
Member plus discount -83.70 CHF 10%
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Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course dinner

Course Director

Florian M. Thieringer, University Hospital Basel, CH

Course Chair

Majeed Rana, University Hospital Düsseldorf, DE

Course faculty

University Hospital Basel, CH

Fabian Beiglboeck

Jörg Beinemann

Philipp Brantner

Shuaishuai Cao

Bilal Msallem

Miodrag Savic

Neha Sharma

Matthias Ureel

Daniel Zweifel, University Hospital, Zurich, CH

Matthias Mottini, Inselspital, University Hospital Berne, CH

Keynote speaker

Hans-Florian Zeilhofer, University Hospital Basel, CH

Ms Edina Buzás (Project Coordinator Education AOCMF)
AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos
Phone+41 81 414 25 54
Ms Sarah Rosalind Groves (Project Coordinator Education AOCMF)
AO Foundation
Education Project Manager, AOCMF
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Mobile+41 794787301

The venue for this course is the Hörsaal Pathologie at the:

Universitätsspital Basel

Spitalstrasse 21/
Petersgraben 4
4031 Basel

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