3d printed surgical models

University of Central Florida is Working to Make 3D Printed Heart Models Readily Available

Dr. Dinender Singla is unquestionably a heart expert. The University of Central Florida professor is a Fellow of the American Heart Association and a Fellow of International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences,…

Alder Hey Is First UK Hospital to Use 3D Printed Model in Operating Theatre

The UK’s Alder Hey Charity Hospital has recently raised a whopping £620,000 for its state of the art Research, Education, and Innovation Centre. This Centre, which opened in October 2015 and is…

SLS 3D Ltd. & Replica 3DM Partner to Bring Personalized Healthcare to UK with 3D Printed Surgical Models

One of the greatest benefits of 3D printing is customization. While it sometimes may seem like we live in a one-size-fits-all world of stuff, we as humans are anything but….

3D Printed Surgical Models Can Be Used to Help Animals, Too

Most animal lovers have known the sorrow of losing a beloved pet. It’s horrible, especially when you have to make the decision to put an animal to sleep because of…

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…

Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children: Doctors Design Patient-Specific 3D Printed Heart Models for Complex Surgical Training

Just imagine the pressure of being in an operating room, holding the life of a child in your hands, with family members to answer to, as you proceed with an…

Another Patient’s Life Saved by 3D Printing: Model of Brain Aneurysm Lets Surgeons Prepare for Delicate Procedure

Teresa Flint knew something was wrong when she began getting severe headaches accompanied by vision loss. The mother of three was referred to Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute, where she…

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…

3D Printed Surgical Models Just Got More Realistic Thanks to Fractured FX and Boston Children’s Hospital

I went to a tiny liberal arts college in the middle of nowhere, with no bars within walking distance, so that meant that a lot of time was spent 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…

Cosmetic Surgery Prep Using 3D Systems’ 3D Printed Models Causes Paradigm Shift

3D printing is merging with such a variety of applications these days it’s dizzying. Recently, 3D Systems announced it is partnering with a New York-based start-up, led by Dr. Carrie Stern, called…

3D Systems Keeps Pace With High-Tech Cardiac Care With Patient-Specific 3D Models

On Monday, 3D Systems (3DS) announced the expansion of its product lines for Cardiology Training and Surgical Planning. The company, which is a major, global provider of 3D digital design…

Holding Their 3D Printed Heart is Helping Patients and Their Doctors

The practice of 3D printing replica organs to prepare for long, complicated surgeries is starting to become a regular part of the operative pre-planning process. Being able to hold a…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week– August 22

This week’s 3D printing news includes some late summer fun ideas, like flying a 3D printed kite or rigging your bike up with an awesome 3D printed wind-driven bubble machine….

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…

3D Printed Models Helped Surgeons Prepare for World’s First Pediatric Bilateral Hand Transplant

As many 8-year-old boys do, Zion Harvey wanted to swing on the monkey bars and to pick up his little sister and swing her around as they played. Zion, however,…

OpHeart Works to Mainstream the Use of 3D Printed Heart Models for Pediatric Surgeons

When Ariana Garcia was six weeks old, she suddenly stopped breathing. When she went limp in her father’s arms, her parents rushed her to the emergency room. They sat in the…

66-Year-Old Man is Cured of Rare Heart Condition Thanks to 3D Printing by Materialise

When it comes to complicated surgeries, 3D printing has really begun to make inroads in areas that previous technologies have had a difficult time with. We’ve seen the technology used to…

Osteo3d Helps Doctors in India Correct Orbital Hypertelorism with 3D Printed Surgical Planning Model

Orbital hypertelorism is a condition where there is an abnormally large distance between the eyes, and it refers specifically to the position of the bony orbits – or ‘eye sockets’…

They Said It Was Impossible: Seattle Doctor Uses 3D Printed Medical Model to Save Spleen

What does the spleen actually do? Is this one of those organs that we even actually need? You can sometimes stump even the most degreed and intellectual people with this…

Cincinnati Hospital Uses 3D Printed Template to Remove Large Birth Mark on Two-Year-Old’s Face

3D printing, with the seemingly infinite innovations it offers to us from around the world, is a technology that is proving beneficial to businesses, individuals, and professionals in many sectors…

Chinese Surgeons 3D Print a Spine Replica to Help with Incredibly Delicate Surgery

Every day it seems like another incredible medical application for 3D printing emerges. Whether it’s affordable customizable prosthetic devices, the actual printing of biological material, or the numerous surgeries that are…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 2, 2015

This week’s news we didn’t cover includes new 3D printing services, such as Materialise’s upcoming massive 3D model database, Scanning Cars’ online selection of printable auto models, and Israel-based 3DShook’s…

3D Systems & Cardiologists Help Toddler Breathe Easier Thanks to 3D Printed Heart Model

The complexities and impacts 3D printing is making on the world are myriad. We report on so many amazing companies and innovations that are, indeed, changing the world and processes…