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A Surgical Simulation Model for Myelomeningocele Repair

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Julian Lin

University of Illinois College of Medicine,
Peoria, IL

Danice Y. Chou

Biomedical Modeling, Inc.,
Boston, MA

Manuscript received March 15, 2013; final manuscript received April 25, 2013; published online June 12, 2013. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 7(2), 020924 (Jun 12, 2013) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1081; doi: 10.1115/1.4024343 History: Received March 15, 2013; Revised April 25, 2013

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Isometric, dorsal, and rotated sagittal cross-sectional views of model



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