It might be pretty rare, but Dr Lenke uses it. Does he use this technology on all his cases? Will he use this technology on this case and why?

The amount of physical spine data that can be collected by using this method is so easy, it's hard to ignore. It's an advantage in a straight spine.....

The preplanning and the drill jigs that can be made might eliminate the floroscopy!!! This is worth asking.

Google "3D printing spine scoliosis surgery" for articles

Here are a few 3D printing videos for educational purposes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oowG...nel=IvanhoeWeb

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUjH...rdNeurosurgery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOMK...=UCDavisHealth

At 1:13 for a Ti implant, not from plastic in metals this is called laser sintering.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5EL...RMITUniversity
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selective_laser_sintering

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFT2...e%26Technology

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvXg...channel=WHAS11

Ed