3d printed organ models

Bangladesh: Brac University Student Centers Thesis Around 3D, 4D & Even 5D Printing in Medicine

Fatema Tuz Zohra Moonmoon has submitted a thesis, ‘Possibilities of 3D & 4D printing technologies for personalized medicine’ to Brac University, exploring the ways digital fabrication may continue to impact…

3D Printing Shown as an Effective Method For Creating Organ Phantoms

Phantoms are models of organs that can be created to test things like proper medication dosage, for example. In a paper entitled “Recent advances on the development of phantoms using…

Lowering Production Costs For 3D Printed Medical and Dental Models Through Desktop 3D Printers

3D printed patient-specific organ models are used in many areas of medicine for various reasons, including surgical pre-planning, medical training, and providing a better explanation to the patient of what’s…

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…

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…

3D Printed Hearts, Both Real and Imagined, On Display in New Exhibit

If you ask a child to draw a heart, he or she will likely give you a simple drawing of two arches meeting at a point. In fact, that’s what…

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…

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…

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…

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…

3D Printed Microfluidic Devices Could Increase the Number of Viable Organs for Transplant

While great strides have been made in 3D bioprinting, including the production of living tissue for drug testing and disease research, the ultimate goal is still elusive: to 3D print…

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…

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…

3D Printed Robot Provides Lifelike Simulation for Japanese Medical Students

It’s really incredible how lifelike medical training models are getting. Advanced technology like 3D printing and robotics are allowing for the creation of models that look, feel and even respond…

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…

PhD Candidate Turns to 3D Hubs to Create Realistic, Functioning 3D Printed Neonatal Models for Medical Training

It’s hard when a loved one has to undergo surgery. Obviously, it’s difficult for the patient, but it’s also hard to sit in the waiting room, powerless, hoping the doctor…

Texas Biotech Startup SiMMo3D Launches 3D Printed Organ Models, Announces $20K in Seed Funding

Biotech startup SiMMo3D was just founded in 2016 and formally launched this week, and is dedicated to the education of medical students, continued surgical training, and biomedical research. The company…

Team of Surgeons and Engineers Create FabLab, Accelerate Development of 3D Printing Technology in Madrid Hospital

The Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón in Madrid is known for being an excellent teaching and research hospital in addition to the great care it provides its patients. It’s also a…

Researchers 3D Print Kidney Phantoms to Determine Optimal Radiation Dosage for Patients

With certain diseases, you often hear people say that the treatment is worse than the disease itself, in terms of discomfort and pain. That’s particularly the case with cancer and…

Miller 3D Works with Universities to Train Students with 3D Printed Medical Models

Miller 3D, a division of machine tool technology supplier AW Miller, does a little bit of everything in terms of 3D technology. The New York-based company is a reseller of…

Patient’s Tongue Cancer Successfully Treated Thanks to 3D Printed Surgical Model from Anatomiz3D

When a 53-year-old man called Mr. Ravi (a pseudonym) came to Bangalore’s Health Care Global (HCG) complaining of a mouth ulcer, at first that’s all the doctors found. As he had…

Utah Woman Beats Kidney Cancer Thanks to Progressive Doctors & 3D Printing

Most of us have a sad spot somewhere within as we remember a loved one who suffered from cancer. Many of us have driven family members back and forth to treatment—sometimes…

$60 Million Merger Completed with 3D Medical, Mach7 Technologies Formed

A new business merger has just been completed within the 3D printing industry, with a real power couple joining together via Mach7 and 3D Medical. Just announced as a done deal, the…

India’s Pediatric Heart Patients Have More Hope Than Ever Thanks to 3D Printing

The human heart is an incredibly complex organ, and, like any complex structure, there are a frightening amount of things that can go wrong with it. One of the most…