3d printed medical models

NNIITO Hospital Teams With Zdravprint to 3D Print Splints, Bone Replacements & Medical Models

3D printing is beginning to make a huge impact within the field of medicine, as doctors, surgeons and hospital personnel are beginning to realize the benefits that the technology provides….

3D Printed Aortic Model Allows Surgeons to Prepare & Train for New Aneurysm Surgery on Teen

3D printing technology allows for greater peace of mind for both the surgeon and patient these days, allowing for better navigation of complex health issues as well as practice beforehand….

3D Systems Introduces Simbionix ARTHRO Mentor Training Modules for Hip & Knee Procedures

The term arthroscopy means, quite literally from the Greek translation, to look within the joint. With this being the goal for surgeons throughout the years specializing in the field of…

Japan’s Fasotec Creates Realistic 3D Printed ‘Biotexture Wet Models’ for Surgical Training

Not too many years ago if you’d told a surgeon that soon he would be able to help to make a 3D printed model of a lung and then practice operating…

3D Printing Saves the Life of a Newborn with Cloverleaf Skull Syndrome in Brazil

For those individuals who don’t believe that 3D printing has an ability to benefit society in any significant way, they need to take a step back from reading about the…

A 3D Printed Model of 20-Month-Old’s Heart May Have Saved His Life

With less than 24 hours to go before he faced heart surgery to relocate heart vessels which were constricting and compressing his wind pipe and esophagus, tiny not-quite-two-year-old Liam Summers…

3D Printed Model of Reversed Heart to be Used in Delicate Pacemaker Surgery

Splashy headlines are made daily as innovators around the world highlight new 3D designs and 3D printed products eliciting ‘ooohs and aaahs’ as they are unveiled to an interested —…

Complex Surgery to Separate Conjoined 10-Month-Old Twins Aided by Detailed 3D Printed Medical Model

I’ve always been fairly close with my family — including three older sisters — but I’d never say that we were attached at the hip. For some, though, that is…

The Present State and Future Implications of Patient-Specific Anatomy Models with 3D Printing

First results from the application of 3D models in clinical practice confirm the expectations for additive manufactured models in the medical field. The Hospital Dahme-Spreewald, in Germany, was one of the…

Researchers Use 3D Printed Models to Save Lives with Delicate Ventricular Surgery

Postinfarction ventricular septal defect, or VSD, is an uncommon — but serious — complication of acute myocardial infarction and it’s often deadly. Doctors say the event happens within 2-8 days…

A Gore-Tex Patch and 3D Printing Used to Repair a Tiny Girl’s Failing Heart

Now two-years-old, Mina Khan was born with a hole in the wall between the chambers of her heart. The defect left her tired and held back the pace of her…

A Little Girl in Miami Saved Thanks to 3D Printed Heart Model

On average, an adult human heart beats 72 times a minute, 100,000 times a day, and 2.5 billion times during the normal lifespan. A healthy heart moves 2,000 gallons of…

UK Man 3D Prints Surgical Model of His Own Kidney For Doctors

The use of 3D models for navigation during surgery is becoming more and more common, and if you think about it, it must be pretty exciting for doctors to have…

3D Printed Kidney Tumor Model — REshape Center Integrates 3D Printed Models Into Patient Education

The 3D printing community is based on sharing of knowledge, and the innovation and inspiration offered through 3D printing technology has the potential to make a deep and continual impact…

3D Printed Models Used to Deliver and Track Radiopharmaceutical Cancer Drugs

A team of British cancer researchers are using 3D printing to create customized models of cancerous growths in the human body aimed at allowing doctors to target tumors for precise…

3D Printing Changing the Face of Full Facial Transplant Surgeries

Use your head. It’s a phrase we’ve heard all our lives — and often good advice. Now, scientists are taking this advice quite literally, in 3D printing models of patients’…

Breakthrough May Soon Allow the Creation of 3D Printed Medical Models to be as Easy as Using a Smartphone

It seems like every other day we are reporting on instances where 3D printed medical models have been used in doctors’ offices, operating rooms, and surgical centers throughout the world….

Damaged Spine Only Evident 20 Years After Injury, Thanks to 3D Printing and One Determined Man

Medical advancements are leading the way in prolonging life, reducing pain, and ultimately increasing the overall quality of living for the average person. It is technology such as 3D imaging…

After More Than 20 Years, Man Finally Gets Diagnosis After 3D Printing His Own CT Scans

Medical technology is constantly changing for the better. Diseases, disorders, and medical conditions which were incurable years ago, are now beginning to finally meet their matches. We are continuously seeing new…