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…

Nova Scotia Surgeons Use 3D Printed Brain Model in Surgical Planning For the First Time

Last spring, Nick Rahr of Canada began experiencing some puzzling dizziness. His doctor conducted a brain scan, and told him that everything was clear, but a few months later Rahr…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 11, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll talk about new 3D printing material colors, an industrial fair, how 3D printing technology was used to build brain models, a…

Philips IntelliSpace Portal 9.0 Includes Enhanced 3D Imaging and 3D Printing Features

Philips is one of those companies that seems to have a technological solution for just about everything. The company has been a consistent and creative presence in the 3D printing…

St. Louis Researchers Ask for Stratasys Direct Manufacturing’s Help in Creating Accurate 3D Printed Models for Surgicial Training

We’ve come a long way from bloodletting and snake oil treatments, but when it comes to the medical profession, the challenges in training medical students as well as experienced surgeons…

3D Printed Models Help Doctors to Treat Brain Tumors–and Patients to Understand Them

The brain is perhaps the most complicated bodily organ to conduct surgery on, because of both how dense the tissue is and how uniquely formed each individual’s brain is. Also,…

Another Patient’s Life Saved by 3D Printing: Model of Brain Aneurysm Lets Surgeons Prepare for Delicate Procedure

Teresa Flint knew something was wrong when she began getting severe headaches accompanied by vision loss. The mother of three was referred to Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute, where she…

First Realistic Brain Model 3D Printed to Aid with Surgical Procedure

A surgical procedure called Deep Brain Stimulation involves inserting electrodes into a patient’s brain to relieve symptoms related to conditions like Parkinson’s, tremors, extreme OCD or some varieties of chronic…

This Is Your Brain On 3D Printing

If you’ve been through the experience of having a complete MRI brain scan, and you’re not squeamish about such things, you might be interested in building a scale model 3D…

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