3d printed surgical guides

Welsh Medical Team Combines Bone Grafts and 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Jaw Reconstruction

Last year, researchers at the Morriston Hospital in Swansea, Wales introduced the ADEPT (Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment) project, which was designed for patients suffering from diseases or significant…

3D Printing for Dental Products

3D printers are increasingly being used by dentists, orthodontists and dental labs to print a variety of dental products, tools, prototypes and reference models. CAD laser scanners are used to accurately…

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,…

Chinese Hospital Fights Cancer; 3D Printed Surgical Models Allow Safety & Precision

Countries, governments, and leaders around the world do not always see eye to eye on everything, to say the least. When it comes to cancer though, nearly all of us…

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…

Materialise Uses Advanced Visualization and 3D Printed Surgical Guides in Successful Reconstructive Jaw Surgery

Imagine you’re at the dentist’s office, having a routine cleaning and checkup, and the dental hygienist finds a tumor in your mouth. It sounds like a bad dream, but it…

Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Guides for Pediatric Ulna and Radius Osteotomies

One of the many industries that Belgium-based Materialise provides 3D printing solutions for is the healthcare sector. After announcing a partnership with medical product development company Kapstone Medical and a five-year deal…

Surgeon Calls On Materialise Mimics Software to Create 3D Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Guides for a Complex Wrist Osteotomy

Any type of surgery, from the simplest to the more complex, brings potential risks with it; any number of things can go wrong. That’s why Alistair Phillips, a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon…

3D Printing and Virtual Surgical Planning Aid in the Mayo Clinic’s First Face Transplant

3D printing technologies are helping patients around the world to face the world as they allow for life-changing operations to be performed with a precision never before possible. The Mayo…

3D Systems Announces Expansion of Virtual Surgical Planning Service: VSP Cranial Can Now Be Used in the Operating Room

For 30 years, 3D Systems has helped companies and professionals drive new business models, optimize designs and transform workflows, and bring innovative products to the market. The company itself also…

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…

Young Girl With Scoliosis Recovering Nicely Thanks to 3D Printed Surgical Guides from Anatomiz3D

Scoliosis is one of those conditions that can range from barely noticeable to completely debilitating. I have a very slight case myself, and it doesn’t affect me in any way…

The FDA’s Principal Investigator for 3D Printed Medical Devices is Looking for Industry Feedback and No One is Giving It to Him

Medical applications for 3D printing are a rapidly growing segment of the 3D printing industry, and the technology could radically alter the way that many medical issues are evaluated and treated….

Dentists are Now Capable of Using 3D Printers to Reconstruct Entire Jaws

In 2009, fashion designer Josh Stephenson was diagnosed with a rare type of eye cancer that had spread throughout his face. After unsuccessfully undergoing radiotherapy in 2010, the cancer continued…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — February 20

This week’s news is filled with 3D printing investments and collaborations on the business side of things. Becoming 3D has become a Value Added Reseller for Solidscape, and Materialise is…

Historic Surgery Uses 3D Printing to Prep Transplanting a Kidney from Father to Daughter

The body is such an interconnected system that when one thing goes wrong, there’s a frightening chance that it will cause a chain reaction leading to damage elsewhere, even in…

3D Printed Liver Models Save Lives at Cleveland Clinic

Every city has its points of pride, and, when you’re a Rust Belt town with a rough history, those points of pride become huge. I was born and raised in…

Indian Man Can Walk Again Thanks to Precise 3D Printed Surgical Model

A broken hip can be a devastating injury, especially in older people, who are more prone to fragility and complications. For a young person, however, it can be just as…

Surgeons 3D Print Models of Children’s Brains for Intensive Pediatric Surgeries

While most of us have either been the patient undergoing a surgical procedure or a loved one waiting and worrying, few of us have had to be on the other…

Materialise & Consensus Orthopedics Sign Knee Guide 3D Printing System Pact

Consensus Orthopedics Inc. is a California manufacturer of hip and knee implants. For the last 20 years, the company has been bringing their orthopedic design and manufacturing experience to bear, building…