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.

At 1:13 for a Ti implant, not from plastic in metals this is called laser sintering.