Cubitus Varus Corrective Osteotomy and Graft Fashioning Using Computer Simulated Bone Reconstruction and 3D Printed Custom-Made Cutting Guides

Document Type : CASE REPORT


1 1 Orthopedic Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran 2 Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

2 Orthopedic Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran


Preoperative planning is of paramount importance in saving time as well as helping achieve a more precise correction of
the deformities. Along with preoperative measurements, customized cutting guides can facilitate intraoperative correction
of the deformity with higher confidence. In this report, we are presenting the application of preoperative planning and
3D printed customized cutting guides for correcting cubitus varus alignment of the elbow in an 18 year old male with
satisfactory intraoperative and postoperative results.
Level of evidence: IV


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Volume 9, Issue 4
July and August 2021
Pages 467-471
  • Receive Date: 29 September 2020
  • Revise Date: 30 October 2020
  • Accept Date: 04 November 2020