3d printed medical applications

3D Printing News Briefs, October 31, 2020: Farsoon, ExOne, Fusion3 & Create it REAL

We’ve got news on materials and software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Farsoon is offering biocompatible polymer powder materials for medical 3D printing, and ExOne will optimize its sand…

Bioprinting 101 – Part 17, Stem Cells

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Stem cells have been an interesting topic within the medical field for ages. There lies a certain polarizing feel when one talks about the use of stem…

Interview with Dr. Albert Woo: How can Hospitals and Surgeons Harness 3D Printing Today?

Dr. Albert Woo is the Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and also an Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics &…

3D Printing Presentations, Exhibits, Networking, and More at Additive Manufacturing Strategies in Boston

Last winter, experts in the fields of 3D printing, medicine, and dentistry gathered together to attend the first annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit, titled “The Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry.”…

Sterne Bringing Silicone 3D Printing to COMPAMED Trade Fair

Sterne Elastomere, a company located in the south of France, specializes in manufacturing items out of silicone materials for industries such as food and drink, mass transit, medical, nuclear, and…

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SME Announces Keynote Speakers for RAPID + TCT: 3D Printing in Sports, Aerospace, Medicine, The Future

Nonprofit organization SME, which supports the manufacturing industry, has spent months getting ready for the 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference, which begins this Monday, April 23, in Fort Worth, Texas….

Researchers Take Patient Heat Sensitivity Into Account When Developing 3D Printable Orthopedic Cast

Traditional plaster casts for broken bones are not much fun at all, unless you’re a kid and can ask all of your friends to sign it in a rainbow of…

Doctors Publish Research on Top Five Areas in Which 3D Printing Technology Has the Most Potential to Change the Medical Field

It’s no secret that 3D printing is changing the face of the medical field. The technology has many applications when it comes to healthcare, from custom medicines and prosthetics to…

Metal 3D Printing Set to Improve Delicate Surgical Procedures

3D printing has had a major impact on many areas, from automobiles and aerospace to consumer products and education to scientific research. But the one that always fascinates me the…

Introducing guidel!ne, a High-Temp, FDA Approved PETG Material for Medical 3D Printing From taulman3D

Choosing the right material is hard enough for the 3D printing hobbyist – who hasn’t chosen a brand of filament that has left them with a useless lump instead of…

Materialise CEO Calls for Improved Clinical Measurement Standards to Help Expand Medical 3D Printing

There’s no denying that 3D printing technology is steadily changing the shape of the medical industry, whether it be through anatomical models, guides, implants, or the many other applications that…

Radiology and 3D Printing: It’s Time to Pop the Big Question

It’s easy to see that 3D printing and healthcare have a very good relationship. We’ve watched as this pairing has poured forth with medical models, prosthetics, and countless other beneficial products…

Liability and Legal Issues May Derail the Future of 3D Printed Medication

Bloomberg BNA’s Pharmaceutical Law & Industry Report was recently released, and according to attorneys the recent FDA approval of the first 3D printed drug could lead to several complicated legal,…

IEEE Introduces New Regulations to Standardize 3D Printing Software Used in Medical Settings

3D printing is becoming a pretty player in the medical industry, with 3D printed prosthetics, surgical models, and implants being used with increasing regularity in hospitals, dental offices, and clinics. With…

3D Printing to Help Reconstruct Skull of Woman with Multiple Brain Tumors

It’s one of our worse nightmares. We live a healthy life, eat right, exercise, and have a job we love, and this still doesn’t protect us from a medical tragedy…

Researchers Look into 3D Printing Nanoscale Objects Using Strands of DNA

A group of Swedish researchers have developed a method to create nanoscopic constructs and shapes made entirely out of a single strand of DNA. The first, and most obvious question…

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…

3D Printed Knee Replacement Manufacturer ConforMIS (CFMS) Raises $135M As The Company Goes Public

Medical technology company ConforMIS, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFMS) has developed a knee replacement system that promises to drastically reduce both the length of the average knee replacement surgery as well as…

Exovite Aims to Heal Your Broken Bone Faster with 3D Printing

Breaking a bone is both painful and debilitating, but more than that, it brings with it a long period of healing and recovery – but fear not. A Spanish firm…

Safer & Faster: German Researchers Invent 3D Printed Device for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

3D printing is currently providing substantial and highly beneficial transformation to a multitude of sectors covering everything from car parts to manufacturing jewelry and apparel. The medical sector has been…

KAFO Splint — 3D Printed Leg Brace Customized for a Perfect Fit

The KAFO Splint is a customizable, lightweight, fashionable – and functional – leg brace design. Industrial designer, Or Steiner gave the old-fashioned leg brace a modern update which fuses the…

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…

Disaster Relief in Three Dimensions: Medical 3D Printing in Haiti

Throughout history, technological breakthroughs have been accompanied by narrow parameters for application, concerned with solving the problems at hand. This is not to say that function follows form, but that…

How 3D Printed Micro Scallops Might Travel In Our Blood

The Scallop Theorem basically says a swimmer needs to deform in a way that is not invariant under time-reversal. That’s some heady stuff. Back in 1977, one Edward Mills Purcell,…