volume 40, issue 8, Pe511-e515 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.03.015
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Leonardo Ciocca, Simona Mazzoni, Massimiliano Fantini, Franco Persiani, Claudio Marchetti, Roberto Scotti

Abstract: A surgical guide is projected to aid the repositioning of the mandibular segments in their original locations, and a reconstruction bone plate is provided to support the fibula free flap. Computer-aided mandibular reconstruction involves three steps: virtual surgical planning, CAD/CAM and rapid-prototyping procedures for the design and manufacture of the customised surgical device and surgery. The duration of the reconstructive phase (<1.5 h intraoperative time) was reduced in comparison with traditional secon…

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