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We have been conducting various studies on 3D printing in medicine and material research. Feel free to review and learn about our extensive studies.

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Our founders and experts have put in a lot of time and resources to research the latest advancements in neuro-, plastic and orthopaedic surgery. Here are some of the results from their work.

Year 2021 | Journal: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery

Topic: Precision of Low-Cost Augmented Reality in Prefabricated Cutting Guide for Fibular Free Flap Surgery

Authors: Yodrabum, N., Rudeejaroonrung, K., Chaikangwan, I., Prompattanapakdee, K., Noraset, T.

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Year 2020 | Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery–Global Open, 8(9): e3114

Topic: Orbitocranial fibrous dysplasia: Immediate reconstruction with titanium 3-dimensional printing

Authors: Pruksapong, C., Lohwongwatana, B.

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Year 2020 | Journal: Journal of Medical Association Thailand, 103(5): 117-120

Topic: The innovation of customized 3D cutting guide and customized 3D titanium mesh plate for maxillectomy and maxillary defect reconstruction in Thailand: Case report

Authors: Akaranuchat, N., Yodrabum, N.

This patient was treated with CAD/CAM 3D virtual surgery that designed and developed a customized 3D cutting guide for maxillectomy, and a customized 3D titanium mesh plate for defect reconstruction. The procedure was clinically successful, and the patient was very satisfied with the functional and aesthetic outcomes.

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Year 2021 | Journal:World Journal of Orthopedics, 12(5): 338-345

Topic: Three-dimensional printing technology for patient-matched instrument in treatment of cubitus varus deformity: Case report and technical note

Authors: Sri-utenchai, N., Pengrung, N., Srikong, K., Puncreobutr, C., Lohwongwatana, B., Sa-ngasoongsong, P.

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Year 2021 | Journal: Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Global research and reviews, 5(2), e20.00178

Topic: Anatomic 3D-printed endoprosthetic with multiligament reconstruction after en bloc resection in giant cell tumor of distal radius

Authors: Kuptniratsaikul, V., Luangjarmekorn, P., Charoenlap, C., Hongsaprabhas, C., Kitidumrongsook, P.

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Year 2021 | Journal: 3D Printing in Medicine, 7, Article number: 3 (2021)

Topic: Precision of computed tomography and cartilage-reproducing image reconstruction method in generating digital models for potential use in 3D printing of patient-specific radial head prosthesis: A human cadaver study

Authors: Suriya Luenam, Theeraset Bantuchai, Arkaphat Kosiyatrakul, Malee Chanpoo, Kantapat Phakdeewisetkul, Chedtha Puncreobutr

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Year 2020 | Journal: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 28(3): 1–8

Topic: The patient-specific implant created with 3D printing technology in treatment of a severe open distalhumerus fracture with complete loss of the lateral column

Authors: Luenam, S., Kosiyatrakul, A., Phakdeewisetkul, K., Puncreobutr, C.

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Year 2020 | Journal: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 73: 84-89

Topic: Three-dimensional printed, proximal phalangeal prosthesis with metatarsophalangeal joint arthroplasty for the treatment of a giant cell tumor of the fifth toe: The first case report

Authors: Chandhanayingyong, C., Srikong, K., Puncreobutr, C., Lohwongwatana, B., Phimolsarnti, R., Chuckpaiwong, B.

The patient achieved satisfactory clinical outcomes with normal weight-bearing of the 5th metatarsal head. There were no symptoms of irritation.

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Year 2020 | Journal: Cureus, 12(4): e7841

Topic: Case report of customized distal radius prosthesis replacement: An alternative treatment for post-traumatic unreconstructable intraarticular distal radius malunion

Authors: Jaroenporn, W., Vechasilp, J., Predeeprompan, P., Niempoog, S., Rattanavarinchai, J.

The patient was satisfied and able to return to work two months after the operation. Thirty months later, the range of motion had improved from fixed 40° flexion and fixed 70° pronation deformity to 73° flexion, 79° extension, 75° supination, and 85° pronation. His DASH (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand) score had improved from 80 to 14.2. His pain score, as measured by the visual analog scale, improved from eight preoperatively to two.

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Year 2019 | Journal: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 27(1): 1-6

Topic: Matching precision of the reverse contralateral radial head in generating of the individualized prosthesis from the surface registration in tuberosity-neck and in tuberosity-diaphysis

Authors: Luenam, S., Vongvanichvathana, A., Kosiyatrakul, A., Kongphanich, C., Chanpoo, M., Koonchornboon, T., Phakdeewisetkul, K., Lohwongwatana, B., Puncreobutr, C.

Both TN and TD registration may possibly be used as the standard template in generating the individualized radial head prosthesis.

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Year 2018 | Journal: Case Reports in Orthopedics, 9272075

Topic: The Patient-Specific Implant Created with 3D Printing Technology in Treatment of the Irreparable Radial Head in Chronic Persistent Elbow Instability

Authors: Luenam, S., Kosiyatrakul, A., Hansudewechakul, C., Phakdeewisetkul, K., Lohwongwatana, B., Puncreobutr, C.

A patient-specific radial head implant created with 3D printing technology appears to provide satisfactory functional outcome. This could be a useful treatment for the irreparable radial head in chronic persistent elbow instability.

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Year 2017 | Journal: Case Reports in Orthopedics, 4101346

Topic: A patient-matched entire first metacarpal prosthesis in treatment of giant cell tumor of bone

Authors: Punyaratabandhu, T., Lohwongwatana, B., Puncreobutr, C., Kosiyatrakul, A., Veerapan, P., Luenam, S.

A patient-matched metacarpal titanium prosthesis appears to provide satisfactory functional outcome and aesthetic appearance. This could be a valid alternative for the treatment of the entire first metacarpal bone loss following the en bloc resection. This reconstructive technique has the benefit of avoiding the donor-site complications and sparing the autogenous bone graft for the revision options.

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Year 2021 | Journal: Surface and Coatings Technology, 421: 127431

Topic: Effects of post processing on microstructure and adhesion strength of TiO2 nanotubes on 3D-printed Ti-6Al-4V alloy

Authors: Decha-umphai, D. Chunate, H., Phetrattanarangsi, T., Boonchuduang, T., Choosri, M., Puncreobutr, C., Lohwongwatana, B., Khamwannah, J.

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Year 2020 | Journal: Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 51(2): 586-596

Topic: Formation of alpha-case layer during investment casting of pure Ti and Ti-6Al-4V using comparative XRD and EXAFS investigation

Authors: Boonchuduang, T., Bootchanont, A., Klysubun, W., Amonpattaratkit, P., Khamkongkaeo, A., Puncreobutr, C., Yimnirun, R., Lohwongwatana, B.

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Year 2019 | Journal: Journal of Mining and Metallurgy B: Metallurgy, 55(1): 65-77

Topic: Atomic mobility in titanium grade 5 (Ti6Al4V)

Authors: Gierlotka, W., Lothongkum, G., Lohwongwatana, B., Puncreobutr, C.

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Year 2019 | Journal: Chulalongkorn Medical Journal 63(2): 89-93

Topic: In vitro biocompatibility of novel titanium-based amorphous alloy thin film in human osteoblast like cells

Authors: Tantavisut, S., Lohwongwatana, B., Khamkongkaeo, A., Tanavalee, A., Tangpornprasert, P., Ittiravivong, P.

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Year 2018 | Journal:Solid State Phenomena, 283: 78-87

Topic: Characterization and quick screening methodology of novel alloys for biomedical applications using filtered cathodic vacuum arc deposited thin film

Authors: Tantavisut, S., Lohwongwatana, B., Khamkongkaeo, A., Bootchai, S., Tanavalee, A., Tangpornprasert, P., Ittiravivong, P.

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Year 2021 | Journal: Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 24(6): 585–596

Topic: A custom-made distal humerus plate fabricated by selective laser melting

Authors: Thomrungpiyathan, T., Luenam, S., Lohwongwatana, B., Sirichativapee, W., Nabudda, K., Puncreobutr, C.

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Year 2019 | Journal: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 20(1), 465

Topic: Finite element analysis comparison between superior clavicle locking plate with and without screw holes above fracture zone in midshaft clavicular fracture

Authors: Sa-ngasoongsong, P., Pengrung, N., Lakdee, N., Puncreobutr, C., Lohwongwatana, B.

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