Category Archives: Tech Check

December 2015

Telemedicine: Going virtual improves communication and outcomes

In addition to his usual daily appointments, meetings, lectures, and surgical procedures, David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, a professor of surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, and director of the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) in…

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October 2015

3D printing of orthotic devices: Evidence from the literature

In the past two decades, additive manufacturing—commonly known as 3D printing—has evolved from a bleeding-edge, high-priced prototype with limited compositional materials to moderately priced systems with a wealth of manufacturing possibilities.

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September 2015

3D printing: An overview of lower extremity applications

The world of 3D printing has opened up new possibilities in every area of healthcare, including that of lower extremity medicine. 3D printing—sometimes called additive manufacturing—has already led to major changes in healthcare, but experts say…

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