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Dog with Tumor to Benefit from 3D Printed Implant

Dog with Tumor to Benefit from 3D Printed Implant

Bliss, a two-year-old dog from Texas, wasn’t living such a blissful existence for a while. The pup was suffering from a rare skull tumor that gave her head a deformed appearance, and sadly, her owners decided to drop her at a kill shelter where she would have had a sad fate if not for the […]

Bliss, a two-year-old dog from Texas, wasn’t living such a blissful existence for a while. The pup was suffering from a rare skull tumor that gave her head a deformed appearance, and sadly, her owners decided to drop her at a kill shelter where she would have...
Another First in India: 3D Printed Titanium Implant Helps Man Regain Mobility

Another First in India: 3D Printed Titanium Implant Helps Man Regain Mobility

Amit Bhanot of India was, in his own words, “a perfectly normal kid who enjoyed bicycling, playing cricket and other sports” until 1991, when he began feeling a sharp pain in his groin and right leg. This was the beginning of several difficult years of visiting different hospitals and receiving different diagnoses and treatments; meanwhile […]

Amit Bhanot of India was, in his own words, “a perfectly normal kid who enjoyed bicycling, playing cricket and other sports” until 1991, when he began feeling a sharp pain in his groin and right leg. This was the beginning of several difficult years of...
First 3D Printed Chest Implant in Wales Carried Out at Morriston Hospital

First 3D Printed Chest Implant in Wales Carried Out at Morriston Hospital

71-year-old Peter Maggs of Wales had no idea he had cancer when he went to the doctor for what he thought was a cyst in his chest. There was no pain, he said, but the cyst turned out to be a sarcoma that had grown to the size of a tennis ball. He needed surgery […]

71-year-old Peter Maggs of Wales had no idea he had cancer when he went to the doctor for what he thought was a cyst in his chest. There was no pain, he said, but the cyst turned out to be a sarcoma that had grown to the size of a tennis ball. He needed surgery to...
Nanoscribe’s Photonic Professional GT 3D Printer Put to Use in Life Sciences Studies on 3D Printed Micro-Objects

Nanoscribe’s Photonic Professional GT 3D Printer Put to Use in Life Sciences Studies on 3D Printed Micro-Objects

We often see 3D printing technology used in science and medical fields such as drug discovery, neuroscience, and regenerative medicine, for applications ranging from 3D printing pills and making hearing aids to developing tissue scaffolds. German microfabrication expert and 3D printer manufacturer Nanoscribe, which released its ultra-high resolution Photonic Professional GT 3D printer back in 2015, knows what it’s talking […]

We often see 3D printing technology used in science and medical fields such as drug discovery, neuroscience, and regenerative medicine, for applications ranging from 3D printing pills and making hearing aids to developing tissue scaffolds. German microfabrication...
Chinese Hospital Uses 3D Printed Tantalum Implant in Successful Knee Replacement Surgery

Chinese Hospital Uses 3D Printed Tantalum Implant in Successful Knee Replacement Surgery

I remember years ago, when my grandfather had double knee replacement surgery, it took him a pretty long time to recover. But, thanks to 3D printing technology, the recovery time for this type of implant surgery has gone way down. According to CQNEWS.net, a website based out of the Chinese municipality of Chongqing, the percentage […]

I remember years ago, when my grandfather had double knee replacement surgery, it took him a pretty long time to recover. But, thanks to 3D printing technology, the recovery time for this type of implant surgery has gone way down. According to CQNEWS.net, a website...
Bernese Mountain Dog Receives 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implant

Bernese Mountain Dog Receives 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implant

Humans are the only animals that take on pets and the profound connections that we develop with our animal companions mean that we want to do everything in our power to keep them happy and healthy. We do this not just because we want it for them, but also because we want them to be […]

Humans are the only animals that take on pets and the profound connections that we develop with our animal companions mean that we want to do everything in our power to keep them happy and healthy. We do this not just because we want it for them, but also because we...
“3D Printing and Personalized Healthcare is Here to Stay” – Anatomics Shares Deeper Look at US-First 3D Printed Implant, Regulatory Environment

“3D Printing and Personalized Healthcare is Here to Stay” – Anatomics Shares Deeper Look at US-First 3D Printed Implant, Regulatory Environment

When in 2015 a 3D printed titanium sternum implant provided custom care to a Spanish cancer patient, it wasn’t just an impressive medical achievement for the books; the patient-specific implant and the technology used to create it became a source of inspiration to others afflicted by similar conditions. Penelope Heller, diagnosed in 2014 with chondrosarcoma, […]

When in 2015 a 3D printed titanium sternum implant provided custom care to a Spanish cancer patient, it wasn’t just an impressive medical achievement for the books; the patient-specific implant and the technology used to create it became a source of inspiration...
Welsh Medical Team Combines Bone Grafts and 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Jaw Reconstruction

Welsh Medical Team Combines Bone Grafts and 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Jaw Reconstruction

Last year, researchers at the Morriston Hospital in Swansea, Wales introduced the ADEPT (Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment) project, which was designed for patients suffering from diseases or significant damage to their facial structures and uses 3D printing technology to produce titanium implants. We initially heard about the project in terms of a 3D […]

Last year, researchers at the Morriston Hospital in Swansea, Wales introduced the ADEPT (Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment) project, which was designed for patients suffering from diseases or significant damage to their facial structures...
3D Printed Composite Sternum and Rib Cage Implanted for the First Time in the US

3D Printed Composite Sternum and Rib Cage Implanted for the First Time in the US

Chondrosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that affects the bones and joints and is resistant to traditional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. It requires surgical removal, and that’s what Penelope Heller faced in 2014 when she was diagnosed with the disease. In her successful surgery, the cancer was removed, but so were […]

Chondrosarcoma is a rare type of cancer that affects the bones and joints and is resistant to traditional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. It requires surgical removal, and that’s what Penelope Heller faced in 2014 when she was diagnosed...
3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some sort of normality. Nathalie Dufaut Danjon is a perfect […]

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some...
Metal 3D Printing Keeps Cyrano the Cat Landing on All Four Feet

Metal 3D Printing Keeps Cyrano the Cat Landing on All Four Feet

Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) is an industrial 3D printing process, increasingly put to use in applications such as the manufacture of car parts. But EOS recently used its DMLS technology to manufacture parts for something much smaller than a car – a handsome cat from Virginia, named Mr. Cyrano L. Catte II. After being cured […]

Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) is an industrial 3D printing process, increasingly put to use in applications such as the manufacture of car parts. But EOS recently used its DMLS technology to manufacture parts for something much smaller than a car – a...
New Jersey Man Receives 3D Printed PEEK Skull Implant

New Jersey Man Receives 3D Printed PEEK Skull Implant

3D printing is in the news so often today that it is not uncommon now for it to come up in conversation with just about anyone. And while the naysaying has abated quite a bit due to the sheer amount of evidence regarding its usefulness, it would be interesting to be a fly on the […]

3D printing is in the news so often today that it is not uncommon now for it to come up in conversation with just about anyone. And while the naysaying has abated quite a bit due to the sheer amount of evidence regarding its usefulness, it would be interesting to be a...
Study Shows 3D Printing Technology’s Feasibility in Pelvic Implants

Study Shows 3D Printing Technology’s Feasibility in Pelvic Implants

A research team from the Peking University People’s Hospital and Key Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Tumor of Beijing has successfully demonstrated the feasibility of 3D printing technology in pelvic endoprostheses. By definition, an endoprosthesis is an artificial hip joint designed and developed to replace the functions of an actual hip joint. Surgeons often utilize endoprostheses for patients […]

A research team from the Peking University People’s Hospital and Key Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Tumor of Beijing has successfully demonstrated the feasibility of 3D printing technology in pelvic endoprostheses. By definition, an endoprosthesis is an...
Australian Woman’s Smile is Restored by 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implant

Australian Woman’s Smile is Restored by 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implant

Susie Robinson was 20 years old when the car she was driving went off the road and crashed into a tree one evening in 1989. The policeman who arrived on the scene didn’t expect to find any survivors. Incredibly, everyone in the car lived – but most of them would be left with life-altering scars […]

Susie Robinson was 20 years old when the car she was driving went off the road and crashed into a tree one evening in 1989. The policeman who arrived on the scene didn’t expect to find any survivors. Incredibly, everyone in the car lived – but most of them...
Renishaw Helps to Create 3D Printed Orbital Implant for Complex Surgery in Nepal

Renishaw Helps to Create 3D Printed Orbital Implant for Complex Surgery in Nepal

When a deadly, 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in April of 2015, killing thousands of people, the 3D printing community jumped right in to offer assistance, from a 3D printable model (for a donation) of Nepal’s Boudhanath Stupa Buddhist temple from Pinshape and MiniWorld, to a call for desktop 3D printing solutions and design ideas […]

When a deadly, 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in April of 2015, killing thousands of people, the 3D printing community jumped right in to offer assistance, from a 3D printable model (for a donation) of Nepal’s Boudhanath Stupa Buddhist temple from...
British Patient Recovering Successfully Following Implant of World-First 3D Printed Titanium and Polymer Sternum

British Patient Recovering Successfully Following Implant of World-First 3D Printed Titanium and Polymer Sternum

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), the federal government agency for scientific and medical research in Australia, successfully integrated 3D printed titanium and polymer sternum implants into a British patient. In partnership with Anatomics, a Melbourne-based medical device company which led the development and designing of the 3D printed sternum implant, and British surgeons, CSIRO […]

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), the federal government agency for scientific and medical research in Australia, successfully integrated 3D printed titanium and polymer sternum implants into a British patient. In partnership with...
For the First Time in India, 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae Restore a Woman’s Damaged Spine

For the First Time in India, 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae Restore a Woman’s Damaged Spine

Most people know tuberculosis as a disease of the lungs, but that’s not always the case. For a 32-year-old woman in India, the disease manifested in her spine – in 10 different vertebrae, thanks to a lowered immune system caused by drugs she was taking for infertility. Her condition deteriorated quickly; the disease caused such […]

Most people know tuberculosis as a disease of the lungs, but that’s not always the case. For a 32-year-old woman in India, the disease manifested in her spine – in 10 different vertebrae, thanks to a lowered immune system caused by drugs she was taking for...
Walking Again! Patient in China Credits Cure to 3D Printing & Spinal Implant Surgery

Walking Again! Patient in China Credits Cure to 3D Printing & Spinal Implant Surgery

Oh 3D printing, how much do we love you? A lot, according to a man in China who just took his first steps in quite some time, and is extremely grateful to have done so. “For me, it’s a scenario of no cure without 3D printing,” said the patient, Mr. Yuan. While grateful to be […]

Oh 3D printing, how much do we love you? A lot, according to a man in China who just took his first steps in quite some time, and is extremely grateful to have done so. “For me, it’s a scenario of no cure without 3D printing,” said the patient, Mr. Yuan. While...
As Arthritis Becomes More Widespread, 3D Printing Technology Plays Larger Role in Treatment

As Arthritis Becomes More Widespread, 3D Printing Technology Plays Larger Role in Treatment

As May, which just so happens to be National Arthritis Awareness Month, comes to a close, it only seems right to take an in-depth look at this widespread disease, as well as the ways that 3D printing technology is helping patients to overcome it. Arthritis is becoming more rampant than ever, listed as the number one […]

As May, which just so happens to be National Arthritis Awareness Month, comes to a close, it only seems right to take an in-depth look at this widespread disease, as well as the ways that 3D printing technology is helping patients to overcome it. Arthritis is becoming...
Cancer Patient Receives 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae in History-Making Procedure

Cancer Patient Receives 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae in History-Making Procedure

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer – any kind of cancer – is hard enough, but imagine being told that your particular type of cancer is going to cause you to die an extremely painful, drawn-out death. That’s what Drage Josevski was facing when he received a diagnosis of chordoma, a rare type of cancer that […]

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer – any kind of cancer – is hard enough, but imagine being told that your particular type of cancer is going to cause you to die an extremely painful, drawn-out death. That’s what Drage Josevski was facing when he...
African Seven-Year-Old Receives Life-Changing 3D Printed Forehead Implant

African Seven-Year-Old Receives Life-Changing 3D Printed Forehead Implant

One of the worst things a child can experience is to be set apart due to a physical deformity or abnormality. Even the smallest things can lead to angst that causes social anxiety. Coupled with severe risk for infection that makes it impossible to play or hang out with other kids, seven-year-old Grace Kabelenga has […]

One of the worst things a child can experience is to be set apart due to a physical deformity or abnormality. Even the smallest things can lead to angst that causes social anxiety. Coupled with severe risk for infection that makes it impossible to play or hang out...
Croatian Cancer Patient Receives First All Acrylic 3D Printed Vertebra with Great Success

Croatian Cancer Patient Receives First All Acrylic 3D Printed Vertebra with Great Success

In following the vast world of 3D printing, we cover a wide range of innovations in the medical industry, and it seems each is more exciting than the last. Today’s patients are benefiting impressively from the technology that’s really almost still considered to be in a fledgling state. And because of that we are constantly […]

In following the vast world of 3D printing, we cover a wide range of innovations in the medical industry, and it seems each is more exciting than the last. Today’s patients are benefiting impressively from the technology that’s really almost still considered to be in...
3D Printing Gives Cancer Patient New Ribs and Sternum in First-of-Its-Kind Surgery

3D Printing Gives Cancer Patient New Ribs and Sternum in First-of-Its-Kind Surgery

Stories of 3D printing being used to create custom medical implants are becoming more and more commonplace. However, there’s something so akin to a miracle in the way that the implants are created and in the powerful impact on those who receive them that it will be a while yet before we are jaded enough to […]

Stories of 3D printing being used to create custom medical implants are becoming more and more commonplace. However, there’s something so akin to a miracle in the way that the implants are created and in the powerful impact on those who receive them that it will...
Surgeons Create 3D Printed Custom Implant to Restore Pelvis after Resection

Surgeons Create 3D Printed Custom Implant to Restore Pelvis after Resection

After experiencing left hip pain for over a year, a 65-year-old patient, Mr. “Smith,” was scheduled to undergo an operation to a pelvic tumor and thereafter reconstruct the area affected by the resultant bone defect. This required the creation of a patient-specific implant that would replace the bone removed during the procedure while allowing the […]

After experiencing left hip pain for over a year, a 65-year-old patient, Mr. “Smith,” was scheduled to undergo an operation to a pelvic tumor and thereafter reconstruct the area affected by the resultant bone defect. This required the creation of a...
After 30 Years, French Meteorologist’s Eye is Repaired with 3D Printed Titanium Implant

After 30 Years, French Meteorologist’s Eye is Repaired with 3D Printed Titanium Implant

“The way people look at you, it’s horrible,” relays Maxime Turpin, regarding his drooping eye, which was finally repaired with 3D printing technology forty years after a serious bout with cancer. The French meteorologist, who previously found relief in sunglasses not just for the glare of the sun, but also for the public eye, has lived […]

“The way people look at you, it’s horrible,” relays Maxime Turpin, regarding his drooping eye, which was finally repaired with 3D printing technology forty years after a serious bout with cancer. The French meteorologist, who previously found relief in sunglasses not...
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