3d printed surgical models

Formerly Conjoined Babies Doing Well After Surgery with Some 3D Printed Help from 3D Systems

Having triplets is rare, but what’s even more rare is for two of those triplets to be born conjoined. In fact, the odds of that particular situation happening are 50…

New Study Results Show That 3D Printed Surgical Models Can Equal Major Cost and Time Savings

Having personal experience with the typically agonizing time spent in a waiting room while a loved one undergoes surgery, I am a big fan of anything that safely reduces the…

3D Printed Nose Models Show What to Expect from a Rhinoplasty

Each year, several hundred thousand people in the United States undergo rhinoplasties, or, as they’re more commonly known, nose jobs. Why are these procedures so common? It’s understandable, in a…

3DVinci Creations Helps Dubai Hospital Save a Patient’s Life with a 3D Printed Model

There may not be any location we cover more frequently in the 3D printing world than Dubai. 3D printing is becoming deeply integrated into just about every facet of society…

Materialise aMace Technology Leads to 3D Printed Hip Implants for Five New Patients

Headquartered in Belgium, Materialise allows specialists around the world to innovate, due to their strides in 3D software and 3D printing. The Materialise team does not just provide the software…

3D Printing Saves the Lives of UAE Children with Congenital Heart Disease

The United Arab Emirates is a commonly mentioned location in the 3D printing world. The country, and in particular its city-state of Dubai, is on a mission to become a…

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…

Hollywood & Johns Hopkins University Revolutionize Brain Operation Simulations With 3D Printing

In April, Hollywood special effects experts and a group of computer engineers and neurosurgeons from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM) led a collaborative project to develop a…

Stratasys 3D Printing Advances Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

As humans, our faces are very important to us. I’m not talking about in a physical sense, although that is certainly true as well, but in terms of how they…

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…

UK Hospital Uses 3D Printed Molds to Make a New Jaw for a Cancer Survivor

Getting a cancer diagnosis is never a good thing, and even if you beat the disease, there can be lasting health effects. 53-year-old HGV driver and father Stephen Waterhouse, who…

3D Printed Model Provides Assistance in Young Boy’s Complex Heart Surgery

When Katrina Bradley went to her doctor for an ultrasound, she was four months pregnant with her second child. Unfortunately, it was during that ultrasound that she learned that her baby…

Healthcare Technology Firm axial3D Responds to Surge in Demand for 3D Printed Medical Models and Opens New Facility in Belfast

It’s one thing for surgeons and doctors to prepare for medical procedures by studying up ahead of time by reading books and studies and articles, or maybe watching videos of…

3D Printing Helped Welsh Professor to Develop Award-Winning Trauma Simulator for Military Surgeons

People can train for war and disaster – that’s what they do in the military, after all, and in the fields of emergency response and medicine. No matter how much…

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…

3D Printed Models in the Operating Room: 3D Systems Brings Technology to Surgeons

Thanks to 3D modeling and 3D printing technologies, we are seeing advances in cases that have a direct impact on individual lives — increasingly appearing thanks to advances in surgical…

University of Rochester Medical Center: New 3D Printed Medical Models for Training Even Bleed

Throughout the centuries, medical students (and their teachers) have had to be very creative in finding ways to train for surgeries, as well as the most elementary procedures like stitching…

Twin Babies No Longer Joined at the Brain Thanks to 3D Technology

Conjoined twins are extremely rare, and often don’t survive long past birth. The parents of those who do survive are faced with a choice: risk having the children separated in…

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…

3D Printed Skull Models Make Nasal Endoscopy Easier on Everyone

I know a few people who are guilty of ignoring potential health problems because they just don’t want to deal with uncomfortable or painful testing procedures. I get that; I…

Baby Born with Severe Cranial Defect Defies All Expectations by Surviving; 3D Printing Gives Him a Future

Bentley Yoder was never expected to survive. His mother, Sierra Yoder of Sugarcreek, Ohio, was well aware, when she went into labor on Halloween night 2015, that she would likely…

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…

4D Printing and Computed Tomography Scans Used to Enhance Surgical Preparation

Earlier this month, thousands of surgeons from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons of England gathered into the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for the…

3D Printed Prostate Glands Aid in More Accurate Diagnosis and Surgical Care

While originally conceived of as a way to help surgeons with complicated or extremely delicate surgical procedures, doctors are discovering some unexpected benefits from using 3D printed replicas of patients…