Medical 3D Printing

Gyrobot and Filaflex Introduce 3D Printed Insoles that Podiatrists Can Customize and Print

We have done numerous stories on a man named Steve Wood in the past. His most notable creation was probably the Flexy-Hand 2, which is a prosthetic hand made of…

Elle: The Incredible 3D Printed Swimming Leg for Amputees

The capabilities of 3D printing have enabled many individuals to live more fulfilling lives. We have seen literally hundreds of 3D printed prosthetic hands, thanks to organizations such as E-nabling…

Illinois Students Target Developing Nations with 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Which Learns Users’ Movements

Here we go again! Another story about a 3D printed prosthetic hand. It seems as though every few days there is another interesting new 3D printed prosthesis coming about; whether…

Stratasys Announces Collaboration with Worrell to Optimize Medical Device Prototyping

Today, Stratasys announced a new collaboration with Worrell. This relationship between a leading 3D printing company and a design and product development firm will provide the right background to speed up work in the…

Yale University and OPM Collaborate on Ten 3D Printing Projects to Further Biomedical Applications

Connecticut: A very exciting collaboration is in the works to benefit biomedical applications powered by 3D printing. Oxford Performance Materials hits the headlines again, and this time they are teaming up…

After More Than 20 Years, Man Finally Gets Diagnosis After 3D Printing His Own CT Scans

Medical technology is constantly changing for the better. Diseases, disorders, and medical conditions which were incurable years ago, are now beginning to finally meet their matches. We are continuously seeing new…

Organovo Only 4-6 Years Away From 3D Printing Partial Livers For Human Implantation

There are so many areas within the 3D printing space one can get excited about; however, in my opinion one of the most exciting areas is the work being done…

UCLan Researchers 3D Printing Personalized Medication on a MakerBot 3D Printer

There have been tremendous strides made within the medical space thanks to 3D printing. We have seen bioprinting transform the way in which we view the future of organ transplantation,…

After Removal of Apple-sized Brain Tumor, Man Gets a Custom 3D Printed Helmet Made on a MakerBot 3D Printer

Over the past year or so, we have really begun to see an increase in 3D printing use within the medical fields. Whether it is 3D printed implants, bioprinting in…

OPM Aerospace Welcomes Two New VPs: Larry Varholak and Sal Bordonaro

Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM) has just announced that they are welcoming two new members to their team at the Connecticut-based materials technology company. Lawrence (Larry) Varholak has been appointed Vice…

3D Printed Scaffolding Implant Used to Help Realign Patient’s Eyes After Tumor Removal

If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you are aware that 3D printing of medical implants and devices is not such a rare thing anymore; what is, however, still…

3D Bioprinting Set to go Big in China, Thanks to Anyprint’s $20K B01CS Bioprinter

3D bioprinting is one of those technologies that seems as though it would be more likely to show up in a science fiction movie than one of today’s research facilities….

Organic Vapor Jet Printing Produces Nanolobes – May Lead to 3D Printed Pills

It seems as if everything in science these days is having the prefix ‘nano’ applied to it. Partly this is because the nano is an aspect of the world to…

It’s a Power Punch of 2D, 3D Surgical Planning Products as Materialise Acquires OrthoView

Just announced today: OrthoView is now a Materialise company. Materialise keeps the headlines rolling, and today it is on the expansion front, as they announce the acquisition of OrthoView Holdings Limited,…

Eye Prostheses for Post-Surgical Cancer Patients, Created via 3D Printing, Offer New Hope

Cancer is a devastating diagnosis: no one would deny that. Eye cancer, which according to the American Cancer Society has over 2,700 new diagnoses annually in the United States, brings…

Australian Doctors Save Cancer Patient’s Leg From Amputation With 3D Printed Heel Bone

So if one hand washes the other, a 3D printed titanium replica of one foot saves the other. How does that grab you? Len Chandler, 71, of Australia, may have…

Man Helps Save Wife’s Life with 3D Printing – Now Looks to Empower Others with Free ‘3D in Medicine’ Seminar

There is nothing scarier in this world, than being told that you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. For one woman, this happened toward the…

3D Printing Helps Create Upper Jaw Prosthetic For Cancer Patient, Thanks to Osteo3D

The advancements within the medical field, spurred on by additive manufacturing, have been truly remarkable. The lives, which are being saved or improved upon, thanks to this incredible technology, is…

Conceptualizing the Future of Skin Fusion in Replacing the Need for Stitches, Using 3D Printing

It is always fun to think about the future; to close our eyes, and dream of a time when technology has advanced further along, making our lives easier, longer, healthier,…

Researchers are Advancing Surgical Technology Through 3D Printed Pneumatic Actuator Design

There are over 1,000 neurological disorders that have been identified to date. These include afflictions such as Huntington’s, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s, and epilepsy to name a few of the most…

Miroculus Technology Brings 3D Printing to the Molecular Level With One-Step Cancer Diagnosis Device

With the uses of 3D printing abounding, there seems to be a shift on every level, including a molecular one. Miroculus, a startup composed of worldwide researchers and developers, has…

Materialise’s 3D Printed Cardiovascular HeartPrint® Models Now Listed as Class 1 Medical Devices

It has just been announced that Materialise has listed their 3D-printed cardiovascular HeartPrint® models as Class 1 medical devices in the U.S., and European markets. HeartPrint is Materialise’s service that…

Student Creates 3D Printed “Airy Arm”: Could give paralyzed fingers a new lease on life

We have seen many extremely helpful 3D printed prosthetic hands and arms come to fruition over the past two years. Thanks to groups like e-NABLE and the Robohand Project, there…

Open Design and 3D Printing Yield Improved Device for Cystic Fibrosis Care

Sometimes, the realities of the marketplace mean that companies simply cannot justify making a product for a niche application, and this can be particularly true for high-tech items such as…