Reconstructing physiological morphology

M. Everett Lawson

The pain I had been experiencing for months following my reconstructive ankle surgery was not identifiable by my surgical team in the CT scans, so I printed my foot to show them.  The 3D reconstruction allowed them to visualize the progressive collapse of my talar dome as a result of the surgery.  This failed surgery eventually led to my below-knee amputation in 2017.


CT volume reconstructions and .stl formats (gallery):

Source images: X-ray, CT + reconstructions

Foot and ankle, pre 2015 reconstructive surgery (note existing hardware from first reconstructive surgery in 2001)

© 2020 M. Everett Lawson.