The solution developed in this project is a Patient Specific Implants (PSI) design tool tailored for surgeons, without the need for 3D modelling expert skills, giving them full control over the PSI design process in an adapted and intuitive way.
The solution as been automated as much as possible carefully guiding the surgeon in a step-by-step approach. The workflow of the developed PSI tool is composed by four main steps. First, a set of medical images, generated from a tomography are used to generate a 3D model of the patient’s area to be intervened. Secondly this model is prepared to better suit the PSI creation. Thirdly, the PSI design takes place. Finally, the PSI plus auxiliary data needed to the PSI manufacturing, such as the screws used, are encrypted and exported.
The core technology has been developed with the support of a surgeon with many years of experience and is currently available on the market. It is expected that this work has a big impact in the PSI quality, allowing surgeons to provide better solutions to their patients, with less invasive techniques and faster healing, meaning quick recovery of patients normal life.
Client: Searching Essence, Lda
Financing: Project QREN nº 33958
EASYORTHOPEDIA - Development of B2B platform to assist in the implants creation