Better Care at Lower Cost
The University Hospital Basel is an internationally recognized center of research and excellence, located in North-West Switzerland. The hospital provides expert patient care in areas such as cardiac and thoracic diagnostics, abdominal and oncological conditions, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
In the Department of Surgery, physicians often treat patients with complex and life-altering illnesses that need expert, detailed surgical attention. Surgeons are constantly seeking ways to ensure successful clinical outcomes while simultaneously improving patient care and reducing costs for the patient and the hospital.
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Patient-specific 3D printed models enable preparation of hybrid titanium mesh implants prior to surgery, reducing operating time.
"The impact on our patients is significant, and due to the reduced time under anesthesia, the risks of associated complications is substantially decreased.”
Dr. Florian M. Thieringer, MD, DDS, MHBA, CMF-Surgery, University Hospital Basel