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Vol:255 Issue:3 Number:22 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14717
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

COA 2022: Personalized 3D Printed Model for Pre-Op Education in Periarticular Foot & Ankle Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. COA 2022: Personalized 3D Printed Model for Pre-Op Education in Periarticular Foot & Ankle Fractures. ACE Report. 2022;255(3):22. Available from:

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The Use of a Personalized 3D Printed Model for Pre-Operative Education in Patients with Severe Periarticular Foot and Ankle Fractures

Contributing Authors:
S Antoniades AP Adamcyzk H Nessek AC Bunting JS Dobransky W Gofton B Meulenkamp K-A Lalonde

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Twenty-eight patients with severe periarticular foot and ankle fractures were randomized to receive standard pre-operative education with or without the use of a 3D printed model. Outcomes of interest included the Musculoskeletal Outcomes Data Evaluation and Management Scale (MODEMS) questionnaire to determine patient expectations and satisfaction, pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), and Short-Fo...

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