Scientific publications


The therapeutic effect of patient-specific implants in cranioplasty
Zegers T, Ter Laak-Poort M, Koper D, Lethaus B, Kessler P.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2017 Jan;45(1):82-86. Epub 2016 Nov 2.

Outcome in patient-specific PEEK cranioplasty: A two-center cohort study of 40 implants
J. Jonkergouw, S.E. van de Vijfeijken, E. Nout, T. Theys, E. Van de Casteele, H. Folkersma, P.R. Depauw, A.G. Becking
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2016 Sep;44(9):1266-72. Epub 2016 Jul 9.

Resection of a bone invading meningioma and reconstruction of the skull in a single surgery using a custom made bone implant: a case report
K. Vanchaze MD, F. Weyns MD
Poster presented at BSN. 2015 March; Brussels, Belgium.

One-step resection and reconstruction of the skull with a patient specific implant
L. Dubois, S. van de Vijfeijken, H. Folkersma, T. Maal, A. Becking
Oral presentation at ICOMS, Melbourne, Australia. Int J Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 2015 Oct;44(S1) e36.

Orbital Wall Reconstruction with Two-Piece Puzzle 3D Printed Implants: Technical Note
M. Mommaerts, M. Büttner, H. Vercruysse Jr, L. Wauters, M. Beerens
Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction 2015.

Innovatie in de MKA-chirurgie: Een nieuwe techniek voor directe schedeldakreconstructies
V.T. Akkerman, R. Vreeken, H. Folkersma, A.G. Becking, T. Maal, L. Dubois
Oral presentation at NVMKA. 2014 Nov; p43. Bussum, The Netherlands.

Reconstruction of cranial vault defects using PEEK patient-specific implants
M. Bila, E. Nout, J. Hes, J. Scheerlinck, L. Smets, S. Stolk-Liefferink, A. Van Veen
Poster presented at EACMFS. 2014 Sep; p769. Prague, Czech Republic.

Patient-specific implants compared with stored bone grafts for patients with interval cranioplasty.
Lethaus B, Bloebaum M, Essers B, Ter Laak MP, Steiner T, Kessler P.
J Craniofac Surg. 2014 Jan;25(1):206-209.

Cranioplasty with customized titanium and PEEK implants in a mechanical stress model. 
Lethaus B, Safi Y, ter Laak-Poort M, Kloss-Brandstätter A, Banki F, Robbenmenke C, Steinseifer U, Kessler P.
J Neurotrauma. 2012 Apr 10;29(6):1077-83. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

A treatment algorithm for patients with large skull bone defects and first results.
Lethaus B, Ter Laak MP, Laeven P, Beerens M, Koper D, Poukens J, Kessler P.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2011 Sep;39(6):435-40. Epub 2010 Nov 4.

Reconstruction of a maxillary defect with a fibula graft and titanium mesh using CAD/CAM techniques.
Lethaus B, Kessler P, Boeckman R, Poort LJ, Tolba R.
Head Face Med. 2010 Jul 19;6:16.

Craniofacial Trauma – Diagnosis and management
Hardt Nicolas, Kuttenberger Johannes
2010, XVII, 278 p. 260 illus., 247 in color.

A classification of cranial implants based on the degree of difficulty in computer design and manufacture.
Poukens J, Laeven P, Beerens M, Nijenhuis G, Sloten JV, Stoelinga P, Kessler P.
Int J Med Robot. 2008 Mar;4(1):46-50.