Surgical grade PEEK and titanium, printed using Selective Laser Melting (SLM).
The PEEK cranioplasty implant serves to protect the patient’s brain when a large bone defect is present. The implant is designed specifically for the patient, based on a CT-scan of his/her skull.
The perfect fit between implant and skull defect reduces the time (and thus cost) in the OR significantly. The patient specific design by engineers allows a perfect esthetic outcome by mirroring the skull curvature of the healthy, unaffected side to the affected side.
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The PEEK cranioplasty is readily available through all of Europe since the very beginning of CADskills.