3d printed surgical models

Chinese Doctors Complete Extremely Difficult Wrist Surgery Thanks to 3D Printing

3D printing is beginning to really prove itself as an operating room tool in hospitals around the globe. So far it has only caught on in a small percentage of hospitals…

Japan’s Fasotec Creates Realistic 3D Printed ‘Biotexture Wet Models’ for Surgical Training

Not too many years ago if you’d told a surgeon that soon he would be able to help to make a 3D printed model of a lung and then practice operating…

3D Printing Saves the Life of a Newborn with Cloverleaf Skull Syndrome in Brazil

For those individuals who don’t believe that 3D printing has an ability to benefit society in any significant way, they need to take a step back from reading about the…

Complex Surgery to Separate Conjoined 10-Month-Old Twins Aided by Detailed 3D Printed Medical Model

I’ve always been fairly close with my family — including three older sisters — but I’d never say that we were attached at the hip. For some, though, that is…

Erasmus MC Teams with PCR, Materialise to Create 3D Printed Training Model for Heart Valve Atlas

Medical technology continues to evolve rapidly, and as we’ve already seen, 3D printing is coming along for the ride. Not content to take a passenger seat, though, 3D printing is…

Chinese Doctors Build 3D Printed Model to Repair a Shattered Shoulder

Chinese doctors and technicians have used 3D printing to treat an injury referred to as “floating shoulder,” a condition so dangerous to a patient that it often results in death….

Hong Kong Medical Study Reveals Great Success Using 3D Printing to Help in Reversing Bowed Legs

Babies and toddlers usually exhibit a rather bow-legged look until several years of age, and then as they develop, it dissipates and altogether disappears. In some cases, however, the condition…

Violet’s Journey: 3D Printing Prepares Surgeons to Address Toddler’s Facial Surgery

Prior to her birth, Violet’s parents learned that she had a rare craniofacial anomaly called frontal nasal dysplasia. When these parents-to-be, Alicia and Matt, turned to their doctors for guidance,…

3D Printed Models by Osteo3d Help Surgeons Remove Tumors From Indian Man’s Jaw

With innovations like 3D printed surgical models from Osteo3d, patients can have a return to a quality of life they may have given up on or never knew at all, as…

12 Hospitals in the UK Are Using Stratasys 3D Printers for the Creation of Surgical Models Prior to Surgery

When a patient walks into a hospital on the day of a scheduled surgery, there is usually a tremendous amount of nervousness that follows. While, surgeons have been specially trained,…