3D Printed Models in the Operating Room: 3D Systems Brings Technology to Surgeons

dr-goodrich-model-officeThanks to 3D modeling and 3D printing technologies, we are seeing advances in cases that have a direct impact on individual lives — increasingly appearing thanks to advances in surgical capabilities. Cooperation between facilities like 3D Systems‘ advanced Healthcare Technology Center in Littleton, Colorado and operating rooms in world-class hospitals is leading to more prepared surgeons and better informed patients and families.

A case that has held the interest of many over recent months, CNN has been reporting with unprecedented OR access on the case of twins Jadon and Anias McDonald, twin boys born conjoined at the brain. In the Children’s Hospital of Montefiore (CHAM) operating room alongside the surgical team and CNN team were two additional observers, present from 3D Systems and there to see 3D printed models put to use directly alongside the patients.

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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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