MT Ortho Advances in Production of 3D Printed Prostheses for Cranioplasty & Bone Cancer Patients

MT Ortho, headquartered in Sicily, has been engaged in additive manufacturing (AM) processes since 2014; however, in recent years they have made accelerated progress in the area of customized prostheses…

MIT Researchers 3D Print Soft Electrodes for Neural Transplants

Why is the human brain spectacular? Filled with billions of neurons, it is impressive beyond the capability of any computer, fluidly taking in data, processing it, and acting—all with the…

3DHEALS 2020 Virtual Medical Summit: 3D-Printed Materials in Healthcare

There were a multitude of sessions and sub-sessions to follow at 3DHEALS 2020 (running from June 5-6), with over 70 speakers and four workshops, covering many topics on complex design,…

3D Printed Orthotics a Success for Peripheral Nerve Injuries

Releasing the findings of recent case studies in ‘The functional effect of 3D-printing individualized orthosis for patients with peripheral nerve injuries,’ the authors detail how 3D printed orthotics benefited three…

3D Printing Healthcare Applications for the Elderly

3D printing has many applications in the healthcare industry, as it allows users to fabricate complex, cost-effective, patient-specific devices on-demand. In the same vein, 3D bioprinting is important for applications…

As the COVID-19 Pandemic Persists: 3D Printing with Antimicrobial Polymers

“Additive manufacturing (i.e., 3D Printing) is uniquely well positioned to support the shortage of critical medical devices.” COVID-19 may have barely been registering on your radar just a few short…

U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory: 3D Printing Customized Ear Plugs for Soldiers

Researchers JR Stefanson and William Ahroon recently completed a study for the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, releasing their findings in ‘Evaluation of Custom Hearing Protection Fabricated from Digital Ear…

Climate Disrupted: Emergency Response

Immediately in the wake of Hurricane Maria, small communities in Puerto Rico found themselves relying on the few sites that maintained electricity after the island’s gas power plant went offline….

Researchers 3D Print Breast Phantoms for Better Training in Cancer Diagnosis

US researchers are looking for ways to improve the diagnosis of breast cancer and the use of phantoms, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Imaging properties of 3D printed…

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