Section 1: 3D Printing Principles 1. 3D Printing in Orthopedics: Present and Promise 2. Basics of 3D Printing: Engineering Aspects 3. From CT and MR images to 3D printed models - Software Basics for the Surgeon 4. Economic and Regulatory Considerations for 3D Printing and Orthopedics Section 2: Overview of 3D Printing in Orthopaedics 5. Overview of 3D Printed Implants for Arthroplasty 6. Using 3D Printing for Commercial Orthopedic Applications: Advances and Challenges Section 3: 3D Printing in Orthopaedics: Subspecialties 7. Upper Extremity Trauma and Deformity 8. Lower Extremity Trauma and Deformity 9. Adult Spine 10. Pediatric Hip and Acetabulum 11. Pediatric Spine and Upper Extremity 12. Upper Extremity Arthroplasty 13. Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 14. Orthopedic Oncology Section 4: Future of 3D Printing 15. Setting Up Your Home 3D Printing "Plant"
"This is a great introduction for orthopedists, engineers, industrial manufacturing personnel, and trainees who wish to better understand and use this newer disruptive technology."
-Edward Abraham, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine) for Doody's Review Service