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Fig. 1 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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From: Three-dimensional printing of patient-specific plates for the treatment of acetabular fractures involving quadrilateral plate disruption

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The design procedure of the 3DPPS plate. a 3D reconstruction of the CT scan results; b 3D reconstruction of the pelvis in Mimics; c Mirror model of the uninjured pelvis (cyan) and the model of the uninjured pelvis (purple) and d Model of the injured pelvis (green) and mirrored model of the uninjured pelvis (cyan). e The contour and position of the 3DPPS plate; f A virtual 3.5 mm-thick prototype plate model; gl Virtual screw insertion in Mimics, which shows no screw penetrates into the pelvic cavity or hip joint and no overlap occurs

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