IF WE personalize surgical implants, can we radically improve a patient’s quality of life?
No two individuals have the same facial anatomy. But all conventional implants are mass-produced, trying to fit the patient to the implant instead of the implant to the patient. In traditional facial reconstructive procedures, the surgeon must either choose an off-the-shelf implant (such as titanium mesh) or harvest an autologous bone graft taken from the patient’s own body with a size and shape that the surgeon thinks will work best for the patient. These solutions lead to major problems, like increased risk, poor aesthetics and, most importantly, poor patient quality of life.
LUCID IMPLANTS is addressing these problems and assisting the surgeon by predicting and validating custom made medical devices for each specific patient. Our total solution seamlessly integrates
• virtual surgical planning for 3D pre-surgical simulation
• customized anatomical models for evidence-based mock surgical evaluation
• intraoperative patient-specific surgical guides for surgical precision
• personalized implants for perfect fitment
LUCID IMPLANTS’ custom solutions not only help maintain perfect aesthetics and quality of life, but also give complete control over the surgical procedure and value-chain, resulting in minimal tissue damage, reduced hospitalization time and lower cost-of-care.
GOAL 3: Good Health and well-being
LUCID IMPLANTS ensures healthy lives and promotes well-being for all at every age. Our value-based surgical solutions save and improve the quality of people's lives.
GOAL 8: Decent work and Economic Growth
LUCID IMPLANTS promotes inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and a higher quality of work for all. LUCID IMPLANTS strives to achieve higher levels of economic productivity through technological upgrading and innovation, including a focus on high value-added, development-oriented policies that support productive activities, creativity and innovation.
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequalities
LUCID IMPLANTS reduces inequality within and among countries by providing affordable, personalized solutions for people with facial deformation due to congenital defects, cancer or trauma.
The 3DEXPERIENCE® platform integrates with LUCID IMPLANTS’ complete surgical workflows from Idea to Incision. This includes
The process chain of a successful personalized surgical solution requires the involvement of multiple stakeholders, like a clinician, implant designer, simulation engineer, production engineer, quality manager, sales executive, and payor. Using the 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, all production, simulation, and operational tasks can be integrated into a singular workflow for seamless alignment from concept to patient fit.
Dr. Nitin Bhola, a board-certified surgeon with 20 years of clinical excellence and holds M.D., Ph.D., and FIBOMS degrees.
Dr. Pranav Sapkal, a former gold medallist Ph.D., Post-Doctoral candidate in Tissue Engineering, brings a combination of academic research and frugal business innovation experience.
Prashanth Ray, an engineering graduate and former visiting researcher at Johns Hopkins University, USA, brings an excellent mix of technical, design, and business skills to the organization. Prashanth is currently the primary spokesperson for the company.
The team is mentored by industry stalwarts like Sharad Heda, Srikkanth Gopishetty, Mohan Uttarwar, among others. In summary, the LUCID IMPLANTS team describes Experience, Excellence, and Energy.
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