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3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs – we’re starting with some virtual reality research, then moving right along with all sorts of new innovations and products in the 3D printing world. European researchers are working on VR that won’t make users feel ill, while a hospital in India sets up […]

Happy Halloween! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs – we’re starting with some virtual reality research, then moving right along with all sorts of new innovations and products in the 3D printing world. European researchers are working on...
3D Printing & Healthcare: #3DTalk New York Panel to Discuss Medical 3D Printing

3D Printing & Healthcare: #3DTalk New York Panel to Discuss Medical 3D Printing

3D printing has been making a huge impact on the medical field over the last few years. The technology has worked its way into every nearly area of healthcare, saving lives and reducing pain. 3D printed anatomical models are allowing surgeons to plan their operations ahead of time, giving them a better idea of how […]

3D printing has been making a huge impact on the medical field over the last few years. The technology has worked its way into every nearly area of healthcare, saving lives and reducing pain. 3D printed anatomical models are allowing surgeons to plan their operations...
BIOMODEX Brings Biomechanics and 3D Printing to Physicians: Interview with CEO Thomas Marchand

BIOMODEX Brings Biomechanics and 3D Printing to Physicians: Interview with CEO Thomas Marchand

The business of care is adapting with the times, as life sciences proves a fertile ground for adopting new technologies to help in patient treatments. At this week’s busy 3DEXPERIENCE Forum, hosted by Dassault Systèmes, a technical-minded community gathered in Hollywood, Florida to exchange big ideas in the future of business. Opening the plenary session on […]

The business of care is adapting with the times, as life sciences proves a fertile ground for adopting new technologies to help in patient treatments. At this week’s busy 3DEXPERIENCE Forum, hosted by Dassault Systèmes, a technical-minded community gathered in...
The R&D Tax Aspects of 3D Printing Anatomical Models

The R&D Tax Aspects of 3D Printing Anatomical Models

Hospitals are beginning to integrate 3D printing technologies into their operations to better prepare surgeons for high-risk procedures. Practice makes perfect, but when it comes to healthcare, no two surgeries are exactly alike. Advanced software, medical imaging, and 3D printing technologies can now be used in conjunction to produce an anatomically correct model of a […]

Hospitals are beginning to integrate 3D printing technologies into their operations to better prepare surgeons for high-risk procedures. Practice makes perfect, but when it comes to healthcare, no two surgeries are exactly alike. Advanced software, medical imaging,...
Formerly Conjoined McDonald Twins Progressing and Hitting Milestones One Year Post-Op

Formerly Conjoined McDonald Twins Progressing and Hitting Milestones One Year Post-Op

One year ago this month in a 20-hour surgery, surgeons at the Children’s Hospital of Montefiore (CHAM) in New York successfully separated young craniopagus twin boys Jadon and Anias McDonald, who had been born 13 months before with complex connected brains. Conjoined twins are pretty rare, but the McDonald twins were even more so because they were fused […]

One year ago this month in a 20-hour surgery, surgeons at the Children’s Hospital of Montefiore (CHAM) in New York successfully separated young craniopagus twin boys Jadon and Anias McDonald, who had been born 13 months before with complex connected brains. Conjoined...
PhD Candidate 3D Printing Kidney and Prostate Models for Clinical Trial with Stratasys

PhD Candidate 3D Printing Kidney and Prostate Models for Clinical Trial with Stratasys

The LaGuardia Studio at New York University (NYU), a 3D printing studio, offers students, faculty, alumni, researchers, and visiting artists the chance to take advantage of cross-discipline curricula when creating innovative designs. Services include 3D scanning and 3D printing, and the greater university community has created all sorts of interesting projects, like a komodo dragon […]

The LaGuardia Studio at New York University (NYU), a 3D printing studio, offers students, faculty, alumni, researchers, and visiting artists the chance to take advantage of cross-discipline curricula when creating innovative designs. Services include 3D scanning and...
The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printing in Hospitals

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printing in Hospitals

3D printing is beginning to impact hospital processes. Within hospitals, 3D printing is resulting in more successful surgeries, easier and more accurate testing of drugs, as well as better-developed synthetics.  According to the Industry ARC, global revenue in healthcare 3D printing is expected to reach $1 billion by 2019. Although it is mostly used for […]

3D printing is beginning to impact hospital processes. Within hospitals, 3D printing is resulting in more successful surgeries, easier and more accurate testing of drugs, as well as better-developed synthetics.  According to the Industry ARC, global revenue in...
Understanding Vertigo by 3D Printing the Inner Ear

Understanding Vertigo by 3D Printing the Inner Ear

Vertigo is a truly awful condition in which a person feels as though his or her surroundings are moving or spinning. It can be nauseating and debilitating, and there are a number of different possible causes for the condition, though one of the most common is a problem with the inner ear. Inner ear disruption […]

Vertigo is a truly awful condition in which a person feels as though his or her surroundings are moving or spinning. It can be nauseating and debilitating, and there are a number of different possible causes for the condition, though one of the most common is a...
Materialise Expands 3D Printing Technology for Orthopedic Solutions

Materialise Expands 3D Printing Technology for Orthopedic Solutions

Innovations from Materialise do far more than just inspire. Put into action, they transform patients’ lives—as well as the jobs of surgeons who are responsible for making it all happen, ultimately. The world has been watching their progress via 3D printing over the last few years, with countless announcements regarding enhancements, partnerships, and refinements to […]

Innovations from Materialise do far more than just inspire. Put into action, they transform patients’ lives—as well as the jobs of surgeons who are responsible for making it all happen, ultimately. The world has been watching their progress via 3D printing over...
South Korean Surgeons Use 3D Printed Guides for Removing Cancer & Rebuilding Jawbone in One Surgery

South Korean Surgeons Use 3D Printed Guides for Removing Cancer & Rebuilding Jawbone in One Surgery

If you or a loved one have been affected by cancer, then you know how devastating the disease can be, taking millions of lives around the world each year. As so many individuals offer whatever support they can, and researchers diligently work to find cures and better treatments, new technology is helping to give patients […]

If you or a loved one have been affected by cancer, then you know how devastating the disease can be, taking millions of lives around the world each year. As so many individuals offer whatever support they can, and researchers diligently work to find cures and better...
Formerly Conjoined Babies Doing Well After Surgery with Some 3D Printed Help from 3D Systems

Formerly Conjoined Babies Doing Well After Surgery with Some 3D Printed Help from 3D Systems

Having triplets is rare, but what’s even more rare is for two of those triplets to be born conjoined. In fact, the odds of that particular situation happening are 50 million to one. Moreover, there’s only a six percent chance that siblings will be born conjoined near the hips, but Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres met […]

Having triplets is rare, but what’s even more rare is for two of those triplets to be born conjoined. In fact, the odds of that particular situation happening are 50 million to one. Moreover, there’s only a six percent chance that siblings will be born...
3DVinci Creations Helps Dubai Hospital Save a Patient's Life with a 3D Printed Model

3DVinci Creations Helps Dubai Hospital Save a Patient's Life with a 3D Printed Model

There may not be any location we cover more frequently in the 3D printing world than Dubai. 3D printing is becoming deeply integrated into just about every facet of society in the UAE city-state, and lately that has been especially evident in the medical field. Recently, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) made headlines when it […]

There may not be any location we cover more frequently in the 3D printing world than Dubai. 3D printing is becoming deeply integrated into just about every facet of society in the UAE city-state, and lately that has been especially evident in the medical field....
3D Printing Saves the Lives of UAE Children with Congenital Heart Disease

3D Printing Saves the Lives of UAE Children with Congenital Heart Disease

The United Arab Emirates is a commonly mentioned location in the 3D printing world. The country, and in particular its city-state of Dubai, is on a mission to become a world leader in 3D printing, but the UAE is also a leader in a far more worrisome area – congenital heart disease. According to Dr. […]

The United Arab Emirates is a commonly mentioned location in the 3D printing world. The country, and in particular its city-state of Dubai, is on a mission to become a world leader in 3D printing, but the UAE is also a leader in a far more worrisome area –...
Materialise: Little Hearts of China Project Benefits from 3D Printing, Saving Children’s Lives

Materialise: Little Hearts of China Project Benefits from 3D Printing, Saving Children’s Lives

We have fascinating jobs as writers here at 3DPrint.com, learning so much about how 3D printing is changing the world—from manufacturing to making space rovers for Mars. And there’s certainly a whole lot more in between, to include huge strides in the area of medicine. Nothing is more moving and fulfilling though than learning and […]

We have fascinating jobs as writers here at 3DPrint.com, learning so much about how 3D printing is changing the world—from manufacturing to making space rovers for Mars. And there’s certainly a whole lot more in between, to include huge strides in the area of...
Materialise's 3D Printing and Imaging Technology Helps Medical Professionals in Clinical Trials

Materialise's 3D Printing and Imaging Technology Helps Medical Professionals in Clinical Trials

When it comes to medical products, whether it’s a drug or a device, almost nothing gets to market without being tested extensively in clinical trials first. It’s a long, often expensive process to bring a new medical product to the public, but several medical professionals in the United States have found that process to be […]

When it comes to medical products, whether it’s a drug or a device, almost nothing gets to market without being tested extensively in clinical trials first. It’s a long, often expensive process to bring a new medical product to the public, but several...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next week, and the former CTO of Boeing joined the board of directors at 3D Systems. […]

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next...
Stratasys 3D Printing Advances Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Stratasys 3D Printing Advances Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

As humans, our faces are very important to us. I’m not talking about in a physical sense, although that is certainly true as well, but in terms of how they form and are formed by our identities. Having a damaged or deformed face can be profoundly disturbing to its owner, even if the facial difference […]

As humans, our faces are very important to us. I’m not talking about in a physical sense, although that is certainly true as well, but in terms of how they form and are formed by our identities. Having a damaged or deformed face can be profoundly disturbing to...
Building Surgical Skills with 3D Printed Practice at University of Michigan Medical School

Building Surgical Skills with 3D Printed Practice at University of Michigan Medical School

As with any profession that has immediate, real life consequences that are starkly set out in terms of life and death, the more practice that a surgeon can get before actually performing a procedure, the better it is for everybody. The way in which surgeons historically would have gotten the hands on experience necessary to allow […]

As with any profession that has immediate, real life consequences that are starkly set out in terms of life and death, the more practice that a surgeon can get before actually performing a procedure, the better it is for everybody. The way in which surgeons...
Co-Creation and Innovation in 3D Printing Headline at MWS17: Yuniku, Siemens, Mayo Clinic

Co-Creation and Innovation in 3D Printing Headline at MWS17: Yuniku, Siemens, Mayo Clinic

As Materialise World Summit 2017 truly gets underway, participants and attendees are sharing knowledge and focusing on real-world applications for the latest in technology. This morning, the event kicked off with a keynote session; we’ve heard from Materialise CEO Fried Vancraen and Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo. Rounding out the impressive morning were […]

As Materialise World Summit 2017 truly gets underway, participants and attendees are sharing knowledge and focusing on real-world applications for the latest in technology. This morning, the event kicked off with a keynote session; we’ve heard from Materialise...
Advancing the Use of 3D Printing in Medicine at RAPID + TCT

Advancing the Use of 3D Printing in Medicine at RAPID + TCT

In the last few years, headlines have suggested that the use of additive manufacturing in medicine is a new way to save and improve lives. The truth is, it’s not so new. Twenty years ago, anatomical models were used for planning complicated surgeries. In 2000, hearing aid cases were 3D printed, and within a few […]

In the last few years, headlines have suggested that the use of additive manufacturing in medicine is a new way to save and improve lives. The truth is, it’s not so new. Twenty years ago, anatomical models were used for planning complicated surgeries. In 2000,...
GE Healthcare Researching Ways to 3D Print Medical Models With the Touch of a Button

GE Healthcare Researching Ways to 3D Print Medical Models With the Touch of a Button

About two years ago, GE Healthcare teamed up with Arterys to develop an MRI scanning technology that displays images of a patient’s heart in seven dimensions. While that is an impressive task indeed, we know that 3D printed medical models offer patients and doctors a little something extra: the sense of touch. For example, cardiologists […]

About two years ago, GE Healthcare teamed up with Arterys to develop an MRI scanning technology that displays images of a patient’s heart in seven dimensions. While that is an impressive task indeed, we know that 3D printed medical models offer patients and...
Study Shows 3D Printed Models May Improve ENT Patient Compliance

Study Shows 3D Printed Models May Improve ENT Patient Compliance

Ear, nose and throat problems such as deviated septum or occluded sinus passage can cause serious problems for those suffering from them, but only a small percentage of those people choose to have surgery to fix those issues. Why? According to a group of researchers at the University of Notre Dame and Allied Physicians, a large part […]

Ear, nose and throat problems such as deviated septum or occluded sinus passage can cause serious problems for those suffering from them, but only a small percentage of those people choose to have surgery to fix those issues. Why? According to a group of researchers...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 7, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 7, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, medical technology firm axial3D has secured over £530,000 in seed funding, while four University of Bristol graduates are on their way to China with their Omni Invent maker machine. Hawk 3D Proto and Magicfirm Europe AB announced a strategic partnership, while Sodick released a new Parallel Mode for its metal 3D […]

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, medical technology firm axial3D has secured over £530,000 in seed funding, while four University of Bristol graduates are on their way to China with their Omni Invent maker machine. Hawk 3D Proto and Magicfirm Europe AB...
3D Printed Hearts: Children’s Memorial Health Institute Uses In-House 3D Lab to Improve Patient Care

3D Printed Hearts: Children’s Memorial Health Institute Uses In-House 3D Lab to Improve Patient Care

As a country, Poland has shown an expansive and impressive interest in 3D printing. From successful manufacturers like ZMorph and Zortrax to satellite and automotive companies, a unique and varied commitment to the technology has often put the country at the forefront. 3D printing has also made a definitive mark at the Children’s Memorial Health […]

As a country, Poland has shown an expansive and impressive interest in 3D printing. From successful manufacturers like ZMorph and Zortrax to satellite and automotive companies, a unique and varied commitment to the technology has often put the country at the...
Cardiac Experts Make Case for Increased Use of 3D Printed Heart Models

Cardiac Experts Make Case for Increased Use of 3D Printed Heart Models

Dr. Matthew Bramlet discovered 3D printing back in 2009, and not long after that the pediatric cardiologist was 3D printing his first heart model. Amazed at the way the patient-specific model changed the course of the surgery, Dr. Bramlet was sold on the technology for good. He decided to begin building a digital library of […]

Dr. Matthew Bramlet discovered 3D printing back in 2009, and not long after that the pediatric cardiologist was 3D printing his first heart model. Amazed at the way the patient-specific model changed the course of the surgery, Dr. Bramlet was sold on the technology...