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A controllable thoracolumbar external fixation brace

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DOI: 10.23977/medcm.2023.050409 | Downloads: 11 | Views: 500

Author(s)

Haobo Jiang 1,2, Zhaoyong Li 1, Long Chen 1, Yuchen Ba 1,2, Jiahao Duan 1,2, Yicheng Sun 1,2, Shaofeng Yang 1

Affiliation(s)

1 The First Hospital of Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, Changsha, 410007, China
2 Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, Changsha, 410208, China

Corresponding Author

Shaofeng Yang

ABSTRACT

Based on the theoretical basis of "dynamic and static combination" in traditional Chinese medicine, a controllable thoracolumbar external fixation brace was developed. Using new photosensitive resin materials, combined with three-dimensional modeling technology and 3D printing technology, a controllable thoracolumbar external fixation brace was designed and developed. In this study, the new adjustable thoracolumbar spine brace can fix and support the body to assist in restoring the biomechanical stability of the spine, and has a better therapeutic effect on shortening the bed treatment time of patients with thoracic and lumbar compression fractures.

KEYWORDS

External fixation brace, 3D modeling technology, 3D printing technology, Compression fracture

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Haobo Jiang, Zhaoyong Li, Long Chen, Yuchen Ba, Jiahao Duan, Yicheng Sun, Shaofeng Yang, A controllable thoracolumbar external fixation brace. MEDS Chinese Medicine (2023) Vol. 5: 64-68. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/medcm.2023.050409.

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