- Cranioplasty using a Custom made PEEK

© Benjamin Hanson
Mayo Clinic/ (School) Academy of Art University , Rochester Minnesota US

This procedure is a cranioplasty using a custom made PEEK (Polyetheretherketone). It is used to reconstruct full thickness skull defects in patients missing parts of the skull due to trauma or other reasons. The PEEK implant is an inert material, durable, and should have the same strength as the normal native skull. It is 3D printed and customized to each patient.

PURPOSE

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EQUIPMENT / TECHNIQUE

Canon 5D Mark III

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