3d printed surgical models

3D Printing in Korea: Researchers Refining Spinal Surgery Instruments & Models

Researchers from Seoul, Korea have tried to refine spine surgery instruments via 3D printing, outlining their work in the recently published ‘3D Printer Application for Endoscope-Assisted Spine Surgery Instrument Development:…

Zhejiang University Sheds Light on APVC with 3D Printed Surgical Models

Researchers from China’s Zhejiang University are looking for new ways to improve preoperative planning for procedures for children, with their findings outlined in the recently published ‘Utility of three-dimensional printing…

Indian Surgeons Use 3D Printing to Make Custom Pelvic Implant and Surgical Guidance Jigs

Chondromyxoid fibroma, or CMF, is a rare, benign bone tumor that’s typically found in the bones of legs, arms, feet, hands, fingers, and toes and occurs most often between the…

3D Printed Model Lets Puppy Run Around Like Puppies Should

A puppy named Bento started off his life in a bit of a rocky way – on the wrong foot, you might call it. The pet store where he started…

Formlabs Technology Used to Make 3D Printed Anatomic Models of Young Patient’s Palate and Nasal Cavity

Last summer, Formlabs introduced the Form Cell, an automated production solution that leverages its Form 2 3D printer. The automated, factory-ready solution uses a row of Form 2 3D printers, the Form…

Patient-Specific 3D Printing with BioArchitects

Four years ago, medical 3D printing was something that many people still didn’t know much about. It was beginning to develop through applications such as 3D printed anatomical models and…

BIOMODEX Continues to Build Momentum in 3D Printed Medical Models

The 3D printing of medical models is something of an art form, and it’s one that startup BIOMODEX does well. Based in Paris and Boston, the company provides 3D printed…

University of Alabama in Huntsville Students 3D Print Simulators for Nursing Training

A dilemma in medical training programs is how to train students to perform difficult medical procedures before they ever have to try them on a patient. No patient wants to…

Historic Surgery Uses 3D Printing to Remove Nearly 50 Tumors from Woman’s Uterus

A diagnosis of one tumor is bad enough – imagine being diagnosed with 50. That’s what a patient named Maureen was facing after suffering from abdominal pain for years. Her…

3D Printing Investments: BIOMODEX and INTAMSYS Complete Funding Rounds

BIOMODEX, a startup based in Boston and Paris, is a medical technology company that helps surgeons prepare for procedures with 3D printed anatomical models. The company’s innovative approach to what…

3D Printed Simulator Could Help Surgeons Prepare for a Rare and Complex Pediatric Surgery

Premature infants can be afflicted with all sorts of life-threatening conditions; one of those is esophageal atresia, where the esophagus does not connect to the stomach. Instead, the upper esophagus…

Hybrid 3D Printing for Lung Model with Tumors Reduces Surgery Time

Time and again, we see 3D printing used in the medical field to reduce procedure times, save money, and make surgery safer. Using a combination of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and CT…

3D Systems and Onkos Surgical Partner to Improve Cancer Patient Outcomes Through 3D Printing and Virtual Surgical Planning

Onkos Surgical was founded in 2015 with the goal of creating quality implants and instruments to meet the needs of musculoskeletal cancer patients. Today, the company announces that it has…

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…

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…

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…

3D Technologies Change the Face of Healthcare

Not a day goes by when we don’t see a story about how modern technology is changing the face of medicine. 3D technologies in particular are causing fundamental shifts both…

Tennessee Veterinarians Use 3D Printed Models for Pre-Surgical Planning and Practice

As owners of two cats and two fairly rambunctious dogs, my husband and I have paid our fair share of visits to the veterinarian. Most of the time, it’s only…

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…

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…

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. …

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…