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3D Modeling & 3D Printing Can Improve THA Diagnosis, Classification, & Surgical Planning

The Electronic Presentation Online System, or EPOS, is the European Society of Radiology‘s electronic database for scientific exhibits. A group of researchers published in EPOS about their work using 3D…

Using Symmetry and 3D Printed Medical Models to Repair Bone Fractures

In a new study, a team of researchers from China compared the clinical outcomes of treating isolated acetabular (concave surface of the pelvis) fractures with traditional 3D-printed planning models and…

Comparison 3D Printing Techniques for Anatomical Mandibular Models

Swiss researchers are investigating how 3D printed mandibular models can help offer improved, patient-specific treatment by investigating the best technology possible. Detailing their findings in ‘Evaluation of the Dimensional Accuracy…

3D Printing Models & Stents for Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Joyce van Loon recently presented a Master’s thesis, ‘Personalized Endovascular Stent Grafts: Developing a Phantom Aneurysm Model to Test Personalized Stent Grafts,’ to the University of Twente. This work is…

University of Hong Kong: Sterilization & Infection Rates in 3D Printed Models & Guides Used Intra-operatively

Hong Kong researchers explore the use of 3D printed medical models but advance in a more unique direction with concerns over infection. Detailing their findings in the recently published ‘A…

Researchers 3D Print Breast Phantoms for Better Training in Cancer Diagnosis

US researchers are looking for ways to improve the diagnosis of breast cancer and the use of phantoms, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Imaging properties of 3D printed…

UMC Utrecht, MRIguidance, Axial3D Receive Funding from European Eurostars to 3D Print Orthopedic Models

University Medical Center Utrecht is working with two European startups in the development of an end-to-end solution for radiation-free pre-operative planning in orthopedics. With a grant from European Eurostars, MRIguidance…

Zhejiang University Sheds Light on APVC with 3D Printed Surgical Models

Researchers from China’s Zhejiang University are looking for new ways to improve preoperative planning for procedures for children, with their findings outlined in the recently published ‘Utility of three-dimensional printing…

Scientists Use 3D Printed Models to Further Congenital Heart Disease Studies

In the recently published ‘Accurate Congenital Heart Disease Model Generation for 3D Printing,’ researchers explore 3D printing for diagnosis, treatment, and planning in congenital heart disease (CHD) patients. CHD usually…

VA Takes On Shoulder Surgery Using 3D Printed Models

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has been one of the country’s biggest and busiest embracers of 3D printing. Making headlines seemingly every few months for the steady…

Researchers Survey UK Clinicians on Effectiveness of 3D Printed Coronary Anomaly Models

Researchers have come together to study the feasibility of using 3D printed medical models in detecting coronary cardiac anomalies (CCAs). Their findings were published in ‘Evaluating 3D-printed models of coronary…

Chinese Randomized Trial Looks at How Useful 3D Printed Models Actually Are in Treating Bone Fractures

Chinese researchers are examining how 3D printed models can improve treatment of fractures. Chunhui Chen, Leyi Cai, Wenhao Zheng, Jianshun Wang, Xiaoshan Guo, and Hua Chen of the Department of…

Researchers Create Better Techniques for 3D Printing Surgical Models

Medical professionals and surgeons around the world have been greatly helped with the emergence and innovation of 3D printed models that not only help pinpoint a diagnosis, but also educate…

3D Printing and Global Cooperation to Create New Cost-Effective Field Kit for Disease Diagnosis

According to the World Health Organization, there are up to 1 million new cases of leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease spread through the bites of sandflies, each year. The disease is curable…

Bitmap-Based 3D Printing to Create Highly Detailed Anatomical Models

Doctors need MRI and CT scans to further evaluate, and diagnose, medical conditions. These scans produce high-resolution images in a series of slices which show the details of structures in…

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