3d printed heart model

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week– August 22

This week’s 3D printing news includes some late summer fun ideas, like flying a 3D printed kite or rigging your bike up with an awesome 3D printed wind-driven bubble machine….

3D Printed Heart Models Help Doctors Size Cardiac Watchman Device

In yet another application of 3D printing to medical planning, Australian physicians are now using the technology to build exact replicas of a patient’s cardiac anatomy when planning for what…

Spectrum Health 3D Prints the First Heart Model Using Multiple Imaging Techniques

Surgeons have been using 3D printed models of their patients’ hearts for preoperative planning and strategizing for a while now. While not yet quite routine, the practice has still become…

3D Systems & Cardiologists Help Toddler Breathe Easier Thanks to 3D Printed Heart Model

The complexities and impacts 3D printing is making on the world are myriad. We report on so many amazing companies and innovations that are, indeed, changing the world and processes…

A 3D Printed Model of 20-Month-Old’s Heart May Have Saved His Life

With less than 24 hours to go before he faced heart surgery to relocate heart vessels which were constricting and compressing his wind pipe and esophagus, tiny not-quite-two-year-old Liam Summers…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — February 14, 2015

This week’s stories we didn’t cover emphasize the technical and international sides of 3D printing with stories about the 3D printers and design software featured at international trade exhibits in Munich and Brunei. Also,…

“Grey’s Anatomy” Prominently Features Medical 3D Printing Technology

Gray’s Anatomy, the textbook of human anatomy originally written by Henry Gray and illustrated by Henry Vandyke Carter, was widely regarded as the seminal work on the subject and it’s…

A Little Girl in Miami Saved Thanks to 3D Printed Heart Model

On average, an adult human heart beats 72 times a minute, 100,000 times a day, and 2.5 billion times during the normal lifespan. A healthy heart moves 2,000 gallons of…