A team of multi-center Erasmus MC surgeons consisting of thoracic surgeons, plastic surgeons and neurosurgeons present a case of a 74-year-old male patient, with a history of a squamous cell carcinoma in the left axilla. The patient underwent a multidisciplinary surgical resection through an extended forequarter amputation with thoracic wall resection and reconstruction. With regard to the complexity of the case, 3D virtual reality-based patient-specific reconstructions were used as a supplemental tool to conventional computed tomography-imaging in order to plan the procedure

VR chest model