3d printed medical models

3D Printing Aids in Transplanting a Kidney from Father to Toddler Son

3D Printing Aids in Transplanting a Kidney from Father to Toddler Son

Each year, over 2.4 million patients in acute and specialist hospital and community services are treated through Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, which is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. Often for surgical planning purposes, surgeons across the Trust rely on multi-material 3D printing with technology from Stratasys. Planning out surgeries ahead of time […]

Each year, over 2.4 million patients in acute and specialist hospital and community services are treated through Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, which is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. Often for surgical planning purposes, surgeons across the...
GE Healthcare's Software Streamlines Patient Care and 3D Printing of Medical Models

GE Healthcare's Software Streamlines Patient Care and 3D Printing of Medical Models

3D printing and 3D software have made a tremendous difference in the medical world, from 3D printed medical models to complex software that allows medical professionals to plan and practice tricky surgeries before operating for real. GE Healthcare, which has been working to simplify the preparation of 3D printed medical models, recently introduced a new […]

3D printing and 3D software have made a tremendous difference in the medical world, from 3D printed medical models to complex software that allows medical professionals to plan and practice tricky surgeries before operating for real. GE Healthcare, which has been...
Study Confirms Effectiveness of 3D Modeling and 3D Printing in Prevention of Heart Valve Complications

Study Confirms Effectiveness of 3D Modeling and 3D Printing in Prevention of Heart Valve Complications

For the millions of people diagnosed with heart valve disease every year, there are a few options for treatment. These include open heart surgery, but some people are considered too high-risk for such a procedure. For these people, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has become the go-to treatment. This less-invasive procedure involves inserting a prosthetic […]

For the millions of people diagnosed with heart valve disease every year, there are a few options for treatment. These include open heart surgery, but some people are considered too high-risk for such a procedure. For these people, transcatheter aortic valve...
3D Printed Model Allows Doctors and Parents to Prepare for Baby's Medical Issues Before Birth

3D Printed Model Allows Doctors and Parents to Prepare for Baby's Medical Issues Before Birth

When Charlotte Massey was born, she had a whole list of problems, including a partially formed spine with a missing thoracic vertebrae. She had only three of the twelve ribs that support the left lung, which, as a result, never developed to its full size. Her heart was incorrectly positioned on the right side of […]

When Charlotte Massey was born, she had a whole list of problems, including a partially formed spine with a missing thoracic vertebrae. She had only three of the twelve ribs that support the left lung, which, as a result, never developed to its full size. Her heart...
Rice University Students Develop 3D Printed Training Models for Cervical Cancer Screenings

Rice University Students Develop 3D Printed Training Models for Cervical Cancer Screenings

Nearly 300,000 women die of cervical cancer every year. That’s a sobering global statistic, but even more sobering is that the large majority – about 85 percent – of those deaths occur in developing countries, where adequate detection and treatment methods are not readily available. These deaths would be preventable, if only these countries had […]

Nearly 300,000 women die of cervical cancer every year. That’s a sobering global statistic, but even more sobering is that the large majority – about 85 percent – of those deaths occur in developing countries, where adequate detection and treatment...
3D Printing in Point of Care Manufacturing

3D Printing in Point of Care Manufacturing

Manufacturing is evolving, taking new forms enabled by additive manufacturing/3D printing (AM3DP). For medicine, AM3DP has fueled a rise in point-of-care (POC) manufacturing, improving the patient, and turning doctors into manufacturers. POC manufacturing is not new. As far back as 1976, POC manufacturing used more traditional manufacturing methods at the Hospital for Special Surgery in […]

Manufacturing is evolving, taking new forms enabled by additive manufacturing/3D printing (AM3DP). For medicine, AM3DP has fueled a rise in point-of-care (POC) manufacturing, improving the patient, and turning doctors into manufacturers. POC manufacturing is not new....
Patient-Specific 3D Printed Models by Stoke Med Allow Surgeons to Offer Better Care

Patient-Specific 3D Printed Models by Stoke Med Allow Surgeons to Offer Better Care

Thanks to 3D design and 3D printing around the world, ‘one size fits all’ no longer has to be a label. Whether you are a designer or an engineer, or a patient waiting for a new surgery or medical device, 3D printing technology allows for self-sustainability, affordability, and speed in the creation of an infinite […]

Thanks to 3D design and 3D printing around the world, ‘one size fits all’ no longer has to be a label. Whether you are a designer or an engineer, or a patient waiting for a new surgery or medical device, 3D printing technology allows for...
How to Start a Medical 3D Printing Lab

How to Start a Medical 3D Printing Lab

MUN MED 3D is a 3D printing biomedical laboratory housed at the Health Science Center at Memorial University. Founded by Michael Bartellas and Stephen Ryan, the organization has done some great work, including 3D printing several hands for children in Zimbabwe. The lab is dedicated to the use of 3D printing in medicine, and in addition […]

MUN MED 3D is a 3D printing biomedical laboratory housed at the Health Science Center at Memorial University. Founded by Michael Bartellas and Stephen Ryan, the organization has done some great work, including 3D printing several hands for children in Zimbabwe. The...
Tomsk Researchers Use 3D Printing for Improved Radiation Therapy Planning

Tomsk Researchers Use 3D Printing for Improved Radiation Therapy Planning

3D printing today plays a role in many different aspects of the medical field. Along with the valuable roles that researchers, medical professionals, surgeons, and so many others play, this technology has repeatedly played a part not only in changing the quality of lives for many worldwide, but even saving lives in some cases. Children […]

3D printing today plays a role in many different aspects of the medical field. Along with the valuable roles that researchers, medical professionals, surgeons, and so many others play, this technology has repeatedly played a part not only in changing the quality of...
3D Printing Patient-Specific Anatomical Models In Hospitals Helps Doctors and Patients

3D Printing Patient-Specific Anatomical Models In Hospitals Helps Doctors and Patients

As we know, 3D printing can help to significantly improve procedures in the medical industry, specifically within hospitals. More and more, we are seeing hospitals around the world implement 3D printing technology for a variety of purposes, such as medical training and surgical planning. No two surgeries or procedures are exactly alike, and by embracing 3D […]

As we know, 3D printing can help to significantly improve procedures in the medical industry, specifically within hospitals. More and more, we are seeing hospitals around the world implement 3D printing technology for a variety of purposes, such as medical training...
3D Printing, Medical Models, Intellectual Property, and the FDA: Expert Gathering at Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

3D Printing, Medical Models, Intellectual Property, and the FDA: Expert Gathering at Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

While adding more events to an already packed calendar year in technology can seem to be a tricky proposition, it takes differentiation and careful curation for any new happening to truly stand out — and this is why we worked with the diligent team at SmarTech Markets Publishing to put on this week’s Additive Manufacturing […]

While adding more events to an already packed calendar year in technology can seem to be a tricky proposition, it takes differentiation and careful curation for any new happening to truly stand out — and this is why we worked with the diligent team at SmarTech...
A Father's Lifesaving Gift to His Daughter Made Possible by 3D Printing

A Father's Lifesaving Gift to His Daughter Made Possible by 3D Printing

Pauline Fenton is a 22-year-old woman living in Belfast. She is a mother who has been living with end-stage kidney disease, and has been completely reliant on dialysis. Her situation was not a good one, so her father, William, volunteered to donate one of his kidneys to his daughter. William, 45, was confirmed as a […]

Pauline Fenton is a 22-year-old woman living in Belfast. She is a mother who has been living with end-stage kidney disease, and has been completely reliant on dialysis. Her situation was not a good one, so her father, William, volunteered to donate one of his kidneys...
Save on Admission to Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit by Registering Now

Save on Admission to Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit by Registering Now

In the 3D printing world, conference season never really stops. CES begins next week, and 3DPrint.com will be there to get a look at all the newest technology being introduced this year. Toward the end of the month is another exciting conference in the additive manufacturing world. From January 22-23 in Washington, D.C., experts in […]

In the 3D printing world, conference season never really stops. CES begins next week, and 3DPrint.com will be there to get a look at all the newest technology being introduced this year. Toward the end of the month is another exciting conference in the additive...
17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we look into […]

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we...
Marvels of 3D Printing Inspire Bioengineering Student to Focus on Medical Advances

Marvels of 3D Printing Inspire Bioengineering Student to Focus on Medical Advances

Deciding what to study in college can be a difficult decision for both undergraduate and graduate students. For some, it’s a matter of finding out how they can support a lifelong passion, for others it’s a journey of self-exploration in order to determine what that passion might be. While many students may feel disappointed or […]

Deciding what to study in college can be a difficult decision for both undergraduate and graduate students. For some, it’s a matter of finding out how they can support a lifelong passion, for others it’s a journey of self-exploration in order to determine...
Scientists at Tomsk Polytechnic University 3D Printing Models of Children's Hearts

Scientists at Tomsk Polytechnic University 3D Printing Models of Children's Hearts

The Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center, a part of OSF Innovation, has dozens of 3D printed hearts in its heart library, which was begun so that doctors and medical students would have a comprehensive collection of hearts and heart defects to study and practice with. Now the Tomsk Research Institute of Cardiology is working […]

The Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center, a part of OSF Innovation, has dozens of 3D printed hearts in its heart library, which was begun so that doctors and medical students would have a comprehensive collection of hearts and heart defects to study and...
Stratasys Partners with Children's Hospital to Open 3D Printing Center of Excellence

Stratasys Partners with Children's Hospital to Open 3D Printing Center of Excellence

The medical industry is full of remarkable stories about how 3D printing is changing and even saving lives. Medical 3D printing is a field that is growing fast, and its growth and evolution comes largely thanks to hospitals themselves, which are willing to experiment with new technology and thus push it forward. 3D printing companies […]

The medical industry is full of remarkable stories about how 3D printing is changing and even saving lives. Medical 3D printing is a field that is growing fast, and its growth and evolution comes largely thanks to hospitals themselves, which are willing to experiment...
New 3D Printed Organ Models Don't Just Look Like Real Organs, They Feel and React Like Them Too

New 3D Printed Organ Models Don't Just Look Like Real Organs, They Feel and React Like Them Too

There is plenty of evidence to show that 3D printed anatomical models greatly improve the outcomes of medical procedures. When surgeons can plan and practice an operation on a perfect 3D printed replica of a patient’s organ, surgeries tend to take less time, as does recovery. But there are still limitations to the 3D printed […]

There is plenty of evidence to show that 3D printed anatomical models greatly improve the outcomes of medical procedures. When surgeons can plan and practice an operation on a perfect 3D printed replica of a patient’s organ, surgeries tend to take less time, as...
Materialise, Siemens, Philips, Stratasys, 3D Systems: Medical 3D Printing Partnerships and Products Introduced at 2017 RSNA Annual Meeting

Materialise, Siemens, Philips, Stratasys, 3D Systems: Medical 3D Printing Partnerships and Products Introduced at 2017 RSNA Annual Meeting

The 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting is taking place this week in Chicago, and some major 3D printing industry news has already been introduced at the meeting, starting with the announcement that Materialise and Siemens Healthineers are teaming up to make Materialise Mimics inPrint software available to multiple hospitals all around the world. Mimics inPrint is a […]

The 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting is taking place this week in Chicago, and some major 3D printing industry news has already been introduced at the meeting, starting with the announcement that Materialise and Siemens Healthineers are...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Katie McKinley, Head of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, axial3D

3D Printing Spotlight On: Katie McKinley, Head of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, axial3D

The medical industry has seen a number of changes as 3D printing has become a part of it. Those changes been positive ones – even lifesaving ones, as surgeons use 3D printed organ models to plan extremely complex surgeries before operating, or 3D printed implants repair damage caused by severe injury or illness. The benefits […]

The medical industry has seen a number of changes as 3D printing has become a part of it. Those changes been positive ones – even lifesaving ones, as surgeons use 3D printed organ models to plan extremely complex surgeries before operating, or 3D printed...
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...
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