3d printed heart models

Pioneers in 3D Printed Models: Toddler to Have Fourth Open-Heart Surgery at Phoenix Children’s Heart Center

The 3D printed model, while certainly a huge gift to many training for medical procedures, is of vast benefit and valuable on many levels. Made to be patient specific, these…

Nothing Short of Amazing: The 3D Printed Heart Library at Jump Trading Center Benefits Everyone

Regarding the power of 3D printing—which has led to an entire heart library—it seems safe to say that the surgeons behind it are certainly pleased as their knowledge base continues…

University of Central Florida is Working to Make 3D Printed Heart Models Readily Available

Dr. Dinender Singla is unquestionably a heart expert. The University of Central Florida professor is a Fellow of the American Heart Association and a Fellow of International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences,…

According to Doctors, The Future May Include 3D Printed Parts for Hearts

Life expectancy for the average American is at an all-time high right now. Currently, that’s around 79 years, but many, many people are living longer than that. The oldest person…

Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children: Doctors Design Patient-Specific 3D Printed Heart Models for Complex Surgical Training

Just imagine the pressure of being in an operating room, holding the life of a child in your hands, with family members to answer to, as you proceed with an…

India’s Pediatric Heart Patients Have More Hope Than Ever Thanks to 3D Printing

The human heart is an incredibly complex organ, and, like any complex structure, there are a frightening amount of things that can go wrong with it. One of the most…

Materialise and Indian Hospital Collaborate to Save Two Teenage Heart Patients’ Lives

Whenever I cover a story about 3D printed medical models that assist surgeons and help communication with patients, I have the feeling no one can argue with this obvious and…

3D Systems Keeps Pace With High-Tech Cardiac Care With Patient-Specific 3D Models

On Monday, 3D Systems (3DS) announced the expansion of its product lines for Cardiology Training and Surgical Planning. The company, which is a major, global provider of 3D digital design…

Holding Their 3D Printed Heart is Helping Patients and Their Doctors

The practice of 3D printing replica organs to prepare for long, complicated surgeries is starting to become a regular part of the operative pre-planning process. Being able to hold a…

OpHeart Works to Mainstream the Use of 3D Printed Heart Models for Pediatric Surgeons

When Ariana Garcia was six weeks old, she suddenly stopped breathing. When she went limp in her father’s arms, her parents rushed her to the emergency room. They sat in the…

Chinese Cardiovascular 3D Printing Center — Materialise & Fu Wai Hospital Collaborate On Project

It is a full-time job just to follow medical applications for 3D printing, as there are so many promising stories that focus on how 3D printing is becoming more influential…

Children’s Hospital Brings 3D Printed Heart Modeling In House

A team of doctors and technicians at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital use 3D modeling and printing to help them visualize a patient’s complex cardiovascular anatomy and to explore potential options for…

3D Printed Aortic Model Allows Surgeons to Prepare & Train for New Aneurysm Surgery on Teen

3D printing technology allows for greater peace of mind for both the surgeon and patient these days, allowing for better navigation of complex health issues as well as practice beforehand….

3D Printed Model of Reversed Heart to be Used in Delicate Pacemaker Surgery

Splashy headlines are made daily as innovators around the world highlight new 3D designs and 3D printed products eliciting ‘ooohs and aaahs’ as they are unveiled to an interested —…

Researchers Use 3D Printed Models to Save Lives with Delicate Ventricular Surgery

Postinfarction ventricular septal defect, or VSD, is an uncommon — but serious — complication of acute myocardial infarction and it’s often deadly. Doctors say the event happens within 2-8 days…