3d printed medical device

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

3D Printed Device Eases Operation on Varicose Veins

You would be hard pressed to find an arena in which 3D printing is not making an impact. While it has been clear for some time now that the potential…

Teen Builds 3D Printed Heart Alert Device For His Ailing Mother

Now a 17 year-old, Frank Nguyen spent years faced with the kind of parental issue most kids will never have to deal with – he worried about his Mom’s health every…