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A visit to surgeon Dr Metzger

Watch Dr Marc Metzger, a surgeon, work with shape modelling for diagnostics and surgery preparation.

After studying a lot of theory and working through a lot of Scalismo Lab exercises, we now invite you to have a look at the application of shape modelling technology in medical practice.

We visited surgeon Dr Marc Metzger in his office in the University Hospital in Freiburg/Germany and watched him at work: diagnosing a trauma, preparing surgery and even designing splints and implants – all with the help of shape models!

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