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Table 1 Annual distribution of products by area of expertise

From: Conceptual evolution of 3D printing in orthopedic surgery and traumatology: from “do it yourself” to “point of care manufacturing”

Area of expertise 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Total (%)
Spine 0.64 0.64 1.44 0.48 3.21
Upper limb 0.80 0.96 1.77
Paediatric orthopaedic 0.48 0.48
Basic research 0.96 2.41 0.32 3.69
3DP research 0.32 9.63 10.27 4.49 0.96 0.32 26.00
Foot and Ankle 0.64 0.80 0.32 0.16 1.93
University collaborative projects 3.69 3.21 1.93 0.32 9.15
Reconstructive-Infections 2.89 3.85 2.57 2.41 0.16 11.88
Traumatology 0.16 0.96 1.28 13.80 3.85 20.06
Orthopedic oncology 4.82 6.10 8.03 1.28 1.61 21.83
Total (%) 0.32 23.92 28.25 20.55 20.87 6.10 100.00