3d printed medical device

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...
3D Design and 3D Printing Enhance Creation of Patient-Specific Titanium Jaw Implants

3D Design and 3D Printing Enhance Creation of Patient-Specific Titanium Jaw Implants

While we’ve seen 3D printed medical implants made out of materials like silicone and cobalt chromium, the most common metal of choice is titanium due to its low density and high strength. Titanium has been used many times to fabricate 3D printed jaw implants, which is the specialty of medical device startup CADskills, based in Belgium. The […]

While we’ve seen 3D printed medical implants made out of materials like silicone and cobalt chromium, the most common metal of choice is titanium due to its low density and high strength. Titanium has been used many times to fabricate 3D printed jaw implants,...
toolcraft and IFW Turn to Concept Laser Metal 3D Printing Technology to Create a Better Bone Drill

toolcraft and IFW Turn to Concept Laser Metal 3D Printing Technology to Create a Better Bone Drill

By now, we all know that 3D printing technology has many applications in the medical field, from manufacturing medical devices and prosthetics to printing patient-specific organ models and conducting valuable training and research. Recently, the Institute of Production Engineering and Machine Tools (IFW) at Leibniz University in Hannover, Germany, which focuses on all aspects of machining, […]

By now, we all know that 3D printing technology has many applications in the medical field, from manufacturing medical devices and prosthetics to printing patient-specific organ models and conducting valuable training and research. Recently, the Institute of...
Metal 3D Printing Set to Improve Delicate Surgical Procedures

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 most is how 3D technology has changed the face of medicine, and specifically surgery. From 3D imaging and 3D printed patient-specific models, which as we know […]

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 most is how 3D technology has changed the face of medicine, and specifically surgery....
Pretty in Pink: Young Violinist Relies on New 3D Printed Prosthetic

Pretty in Pink: Young Violinist Relies on New 3D Printed Prosthetic

Everyone should have the opportunity to make music. This is a skill that not only offers the same happiness we feel in listening, but also challenges and stimulates the brain. The violin is known to be one of the more challenging instruments to play, and children are often started off at an early age. They […]

Everyone should have the opportunity to make music. This is a skill that not only offers the same happiness we feel in listening, but also challenges and stimulates the brain. The violin is known to be one of the more challenging instruments to play, and children are...
Powerful Yet Painless: 3D Printed MucoJet Administers Oral Vaccines

Powerful Yet Painless: 3D Printed MucoJet Administers Oral Vaccines

3D printing is often associated with the DIY world, as well as the medical field—and it’s interesting today how the two sometimes meet in surprising ways from orthodontics to prosthetics and casts. In both areas, we’ve seen a continual flow of surprising innovation, allowed by a technology that offers a host of enticing benefits from […]

3D printing is often associated with the DIY world, as well as the medical field—and it’s interesting today how the two sometimes meet in surprising ways from orthodontics to prosthetics and casts. In both areas, we’ve seen a continual flow of surprising innovation,...
Field Ready 3D Printing Much-Needed Medical Supplies for a Nepal Health Clinic

Field Ready 3D Printing Much-Needed Medical Supplies for a Nepal Health Clinic

It may seem like there’s a 3D printer around every corner these days – many libraries and schools now use 3D printers, and you can even find them in bars and coffee shops. But this is not the case in the more remote parts of the world, like Australia, the Philippines, and for soldiers who may normally […]

It may seem like there’s a 3D printer around every corner these days – many libraries and schools now use 3D printers, and you can even find them in bars and coffee shops. But this is not the case in the more remote parts of the world, like Australia, the...
Oventus 3D Printed Sleep Apnea Device, O2Vent T, Receives FDA Approval for Release in US

Oventus 3D Printed Sleep Apnea Device, O2Vent T, Receives FDA Approval for Release in US

If you or someone you know has sleep apnea, then you are probably also very aware that finding a long-term solution can be difficult—but one is much needed. This is a scary condition, and can be life-threatening too. Often accompanied by snoring that is loud enough to wake everyone in the house as well as […]

If you or someone you know has sleep apnea, then you are probably also very aware that finding a long-term solution can be difficult—but one is much needed. This is a scary condition, and can be life-threatening too. Often accompanied by snoring that is loud enough to...
Reddit User 3D Prints Wrist Brace After Breaking Hand in Cycling Accident

Reddit User 3D Prints Wrist Brace After Breaking Hand in Cycling Accident

When my oldest son was five or six, he fell down and injured his knee while running poolside in Florida. Although it seemed overkill, I followed obediently as the doctor referred me to a pediatric orthopedist. I will never forget the scene as I opened the door to his office and my two little ones […]

When my oldest son was five or six, he fell down and injured his knee while running poolside in Florida. Although it seemed overkill, I followed obediently as the doctor referred me to a pediatric orthopedist. I will never forget the scene as I opened the door to his...
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...
Aussie Woman Receives New 3D Printed Ear, 55 Years After Car Crash

Aussie Woman Receives New 3D Printed Ear, 55 Years After Car Crash

Over 55 years ago, Colleen Murray was in a terrible car crash. While thankfully she managed to escape with her life, she also experienced the terrible trauma of losing her left ear as a result of the accident. Since then, technology has evolved significantly, to say the least—and now, Colleen is a tremendous example of […]

Over 55 years ago, Colleen Murray was in a terrible car crash. While thankfully she managed to escape with her life, she also experienced the terrible trauma of losing her left ear as a result of the accident. Since then, technology has evolved significantly, to say...
Get a Second Opinion on Orthotics at the 3D Printer for Less Than $5

Get a Second Opinion on Orthotics at the 3D Printer for Less Than $5

One of the most time consuming things in life can be dealing with that daily and weekly mother of a to-do list. We might be guilty of procrastinating and holding up the completion process of checking items off here and there, but most of what we end up focusing on is making phone calls, setting […]

One of the most time consuming things in life can be dealing with that daily and weekly mother of a to-do list. We might be guilty of procrastinating and holding up the completion process of checking items off here and there, but most of what we end up focusing on is...
Metamason Closes $3M Seed Financing Round, Looking Toward FDA Clearance & Clinical Trials For 3D Printed CPAP Masks

Metamason Closes $3M Seed Financing Round, Looking Toward FDA Clearance & Clinical Trials For 3D Printed CPAP Masks

Certainly the Metamason team must be walking on air these days—or rather, continuing to do so. It must be a wonderful feeling to be nearly just starting, yet shining so brightly already. And their potential has certainly not gone unnoticed by any stretch, from their winning the Startup Competition last year in Santa Clara, awarded a $15,000 uncapped […]

Certainly the Metamason team must be walking on air these days—or rather, continuing to do so. It must be a wonderful feeling to be nearly just starting, yet shining so brightly already. And their potential has certainly not gone unnoticed by any stretch, from their...
Stratasys Helps Jacobs Institute Physicians Train and Prepare Treatment with 3D Printed Vascular Models

Stratasys Helps Jacobs Institute Physicians Train and Prepare Treatment with 3D Printed Vascular Models

It’s been about 27 years since the industry-leading 3D printing manufacturer Stratasys began their disruptive march on the global manufacturing front, and have become a household name in the areas of fashion, education, art and, perhaps most prominently, the medical industry. At the end of last year, Stratasys introduced their new Medical Solutions Group, which was built […]

It’s been about 27 years since the industry-leading 3D printing manufacturer Stratasys began their disruptive march on the global manufacturing front, and have become a household name in the areas of fashion, education, art and, perhaps most prominently, the medical...
Medical Professionals Can 3D Print Their Own Vein Finders, Affordable Device for Developing Nations

Medical Professionals Can 3D Print Their Own Vein Finders, Affordable Device for Developing Nations

There are certainly much more complex and terrifying medical procedures beyond giving blood or receiving an injection—or even just getting an IV—but if you or someone you know is afraid of needles, then you’re well aware that’s certainly no consolation. It’s also often not a lot of fun for the medical professional who is trying […]

There are certainly much more complex and terrifying medical procedures beyond giving blood or receiving an injection—or even just getting an IV—but if you or someone you know is afraid of needles, then you’re well aware that’s certainly no consolation. It’s also...
Materialise CEO Calls for Improved Clinical Measurement Standards to Help Expand Medical 3D Printing

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 continue to become more widely accepted and used in healthcare services across the world. One of the top providers of the healthcare-driven 3D printing revolution is […]

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 continue to become more widely accepted and used in...
OneRing: 15-Year-Old Student 3D Prints Wearable Device to Help Monitor the Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

OneRing: 15-Year-Old Student 3D Prints Wearable Device to Help Monitor the Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

In the United States alone, nearly one million people are living with Parkinson’s disease, a chronic and progressive movement disorder, which causes the death of nerve cells in the brain that are vital to our movement and coordination. Currently, there is no known cause or cure for Parkinson’s disease, though there are a number of […]

In the United States alone, nearly one million people are living with Parkinson’s disease, a chronic and progressive movement disorder, which causes the death of nerve cells in the brain that are vital to our movement and coordination. Currently, there is no known...
Ugandan Boy is Very Happy About his 3D Printed Team Unlimbited e-NABLE Arm

Ugandan Boy is Very Happy About his 3D Printed Team Unlimbited e-NABLE Arm

While we have the opportunity to follow some absolutely amazing stories here at 3DPrint.com, it’s hard to top the heartwarming feeling one gets just seeing the words e-NABLE. We always know something good is going to follow, and while there are certainly many individuals around the world undergoing many different challenges, seeing children living in […]

While we have the opportunity to follow some absolutely amazing stories here at 3DPrint.com, it’s hard to top the heartwarming feeling one gets just seeing the words e-NABLE. We always know something good is going to follow, and while there are certainly many...
frog Design Firm Streamlines Narcan Device into 3D Printed All-in-One Antidote

frog Design Firm Streamlines Narcan Device into 3D Printed All-in-One Antidote

I live in Colorado, which undoubtedly is one of the most beautiful states you will ever visit. It’s famous for having the highest elevation of any state as well as the most fourteeners (mountains towering above 14,000 feet). In recent years of course, this lovely state has also become famous as the first state to […]

I live in Colorado, which undoubtedly is one of the most beautiful states you will ever visit. It’s famous for having the highest elevation of any state as well as the most fourteeners (mountains towering above 14,000 feet). In recent years of course, this lovely...
ZMorph 2.0 S Hybrid Offers Precision & Quality as Student Makes Orthosis with 70 Pieces

ZMorph 2.0 S Hybrid Offers Precision & Quality as Student Makes Orthosis with 70 Pieces

We all look forward to hearing of the latest case studies from ZMorph. While they are always entertaining and full of information, we learn a lot about what today’s innovators are interested in making—as well as how ZMorph’s extremely versatile technology is helping them to do so, from making amazing 3D printed mechanical clocks with the […]

We all look forward to hearing of the latest case studies from ZMorph. While they are always entertaining and full of information, we learn a lot about what today’s innovators are interested in making—as well as how ZMorph’s extremely versatile technology is helping...
Super Bowl 50: Panthers’ All-Pro Linebacker Thomas Davis to Wear 3D Printed Arm Brace by White Clouds

Super Bowl 50: Panthers’ All-Pro Linebacker Thomas Davis to Wear 3D Printed Arm Brace by White Clouds

Most of us are engaged in all the typical details and plans that we follow every year for the Super Bowl. While we might add a little extra zip to the dip for the buffalo wings, we’re still making sure to have all the typical customs covered for the day of the game. Jerseys ready? […]

Most of us are engaged in all the typical details and plans that we follow every year for the Super Bowl. While we might add a little extra zip to the dip for the buffalo wings, we’re still making sure to have all the typical customs covered for the day of the game....
Tiny Two-Legged Kitten Saved by British Columbia Community, Students Make 3D Printed Wheelchair

Tiny Two-Legged Kitten Saved by British Columbia Community, Students Make 3D Printed Wheelchair

Kittens are just synonymous with cuteness overdose. There’s nothing like seeing the feisty little furballs prancing, cavorting, and getting into general mischief all over the house. And while they might be known as the independent domesticated pets that often don’t have a care in the world for humans and often even turn their noses up […]

Kittens are just synonymous with cuteness overdose. There’s nothing like seeing the feisty little furballs prancing, cavorting, and getting into general mischief all over the house. And while they might be known as the independent domesticated pets that often don’t...
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...
The Power of NinjaFlex: French Occupational Therapists Create 3D Printed Joystick for Wheelchair

The Power of NinjaFlex: French Occupational Therapists Create 3D Printed Joystick for Wheelchair

3D printing has affected manufacturing and designing to the point that nearly everything that can be made is either now rolling off of a 3D printer or will be soon–and usually in some very improved or unique fashion. We follow 3D printing in nearly every sector, from automotive to medical, with everything in between covered–and […]

3D printing has affected manufacturing and designing to the point that nearly everything that can be made is either now rolling off of a 3D printer or will be soon–and usually in some very improved or unique fashion. We follow 3D printing in nearly every sector,...
Osteo3d Makes a Difference with 3D Printed Helmet for 5-Month-Old Craniosynostosis Patient

Osteo3d Makes a Difference with 3D Printed Helmet for 5-Month-Old Craniosynostosis Patient

While 3D printing is making leaps and bounds throughout nearly every sector, delighting, shocking, and blowing minds from outrageous 3D printed fashion to plans for using the technology even in colonizing Mars, one company has some very down-to-earth plans for making a serious difference for patients–and their doctors too. We’ve followed Osteo3D as they have […]

While 3D printing is making leaps and bounds throughout nearly every sector, delighting, shocking, and blowing minds from outrageous 3D printed fashion to plans for using the technology even in colonizing Mars, one company has some very down-to-earth plans for making...