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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…

Research Challenges Accuracy of FDM 3D-Printed Medical Models

Ben Searle and Deborah Starkey, both Australian researchers from Queensland University of Technology, explore better ways to create 3D-printed medical models. Their findings are outlined in the recently published “An…

3D Printed FibreTuff Medical Models Are Bone-Like & Anatomically Correct

FibreTuff, headquartered in Toledo, OH, has been at the forefront of manufacturing materials for bioprinting and medical use in recent years, creating a range of innovative products for fabrication of…

3D Printed Medical Models & Instruments: Impacts Continue to Grow in Musculoskeletal Applications

Canadian medical doctors Adnan Sheikh and Bruce B. Forster examine the growing importance of 3D printed models and instruments like surgical tools, outlined in the recently published ‘Holding It in…

3D Printed Medical Models for Hip Surgeries Prove to Be Helpful but Expensive

Researchers explore the efficacy of 3D printed pre-operative models for hip surgeries in the recently published ‘Advantages and disadvantages of 3D printing for pre-operative planning of revision hip surgery.’ Total…

Assessing the Effectiveness of 3D Printed Medical Models for Renal Surgeries

Catalina Lupulescu and Zhonghua Sun explore the valuable connection between 3D printing and progressive treatment for kidney patients in the recently published ‘A Systematic Review of the Clinical Value and…

3D Printing Medical Models for Preoperative Planning in Healing Tibial Plateau Fractures

3D printing plays a large role in the surgical planning process, outlined in ‘Preoperative Plan with 3D Printing in Internal and External Fixation for Complex Tibial Plateau Fractures,’ by Chinese…

3D Printed Medical Models Give Better Preoperative Education to Aneurysm Patients

In ‘Obtaining Informed Consent Using Patient Specific 3D Printing Cerebral Aneurysm Model,’ Korean researchers delve into an area that is becoming more well-known as a benefit of 3D printing, but…

3D Printed Medical Models May Assist in Better Monitoring of Ventricular Devices & Blood Flow

In ‘Innovative Modeling Techniques and 3D Printing in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices: A Bridge from Bench to Clinical Practice,’ US researchers examine new techniques for better monitoring of…

3D Printed Medical Models: There Is a Growing Need for Quality Assurance in Production

Researchers from around the US have convened to analyze the uses of 3D printed medical models further. In their recently published paper, ‘Methods for verification of 3D printed anatomic model…

Partners of Spanish Hospital Use Stratasys FDM Technology to 3D Print Medical Models

Founded in 2008, Biodonostia Health Research Institute was the very first medical research institute in Spain’s Basque region, and now focuses on research in seven subject areas, from oncology and neuroscience…

Swiss Hospital Will Use axial3D’s Software Platform to Improve Patient Care with 3D Printed Medical Models

The award-winning, Belfast-based medical 3D printing and healthcare technology firm axial3D is focused on helping the global healthcare industry adopt 3D printing by using its patient-specific medical models to improve surgical outcomes,…

3D Printed Medical Models Help Irish Startup axial3D Win Emerging Medtech Company of the Year Award

We first heard about Belfast-based healthcare technology firm axial3D, which is focused on the global adoption of 3D printing in the healthcare industry, last year, though it came on the 3D printing…

New Partnership has Stratasys and Materialise Producing More Advanced 3D Printed Medical Models

At RSNA 2018, the annual meeting for the Radiological Society of North America that’s currently taking place at McCormick Place in Chicago this week, 3D printing heavy hitters Stratasys and Materialise…

What is the Cheapest and Fastest Method of 3D Printing Medical Models?

There are numerous applications for 3D printing in the medical industry, but one of the most prevalent is the 3D printing of medical models. It’s becoming easier and less expensive…

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