3d printed surgical planning models

Axial3D & Fast Radius Offer DICOM-to-Print Anatomical Model 3D Printing Service for Surgical Planning

We’re still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it seems like there’s at least a small light at the end of the tunnel as businesses and services begin…

Researchers Rely on 3D Printed Models & Surgical Guides for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Medical researchers and orthopedic surgeons in Taiwan at Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital continue to explore better ways to heal bones and manage defects, with their findings outlined in the recently…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 9, 2019

We’re taking care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to education. Optomec has announced two new additions to its LENS series, and CRP…

3D Printing Aids in Transplanting a Kidney from Father to Toddler Son

Each year, over 2.4 million patients in acute and specialist hospital and community services are treated through Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, which is one of the largest NHS…

Physicians and Engineers Use 3D Printing and Modeling to Determine Which Surgical Approach is Best in Aortic Valve Replacements

We’ve seen 3D printed heart valve models used for training purposes before, as well as 3D printed patient-specific heart valve models and aortas used in pre-surgical planning. The latter is what physicians…

3D Systems and Stryker Partner Up for Virtual Surgical Planning Distribution Partnership

Thanks to a new partnership between 3D Systems and Stryker that was just announced this morning, surgeons specializing in craniomaxillofacial (CMF) procedures will be able to save hours in the…

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…

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3D Printing & Healthcare: #3DTalk New York Panel to Discuss Medical 3D Printing

3D printing has been making a huge impact on the medical field over the last few years. The technology has worked its way into every nearly area of healthcare, saving…

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…

First Robotic Spinal Surgery in France Helps Little Boy with Severe Scoliosis Sit Up Straight

If you thought an autonomous robot dentist implanting 3D printed teeth into a patient’s mouth was astoundingly innovative and maybe a little scary, buckle your seat belt – for the…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 12, 2017

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs – CollPlant has signed an agreement with a US investor, while the Hobs…

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 Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week – March 11, 2017

In this week’s edition of “Stories We Missed,” we’ve got the latest 3D printing news from the medical sector, an artistic Kickstarter campaign, and more. Stratasys is 3D printing pediatric heart…

Bringing Virtual Reality and 3D Printing Together for Surgical Planning — A Few Questions For: EchoPixel

Medical applications for 3D technologies simply never cease to amaze me. The intricacies of the human body are best served by a three-dimensional understanding, which flat CT or MRI scans…

Medical Student Creates Patient-Specific 3D Printed Liver Model for Less Than $150

While researchers continue working hard to make readily available 3D printed organs a reality, we know that it likely won’t happen, at least not on a massively available and low-cost scale,…

The Ottawa Hospital is the First in Canada to Open an Integrated 3D Printing Program

3D printing in the medical field can be found all over the world, from Dubai to Africa and from Ireland to the United States, and now to Canada as well. The Ottawa…

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…

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…

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…

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…

UAE Hospital First in the Middle East to Use 3D Printed Models: Reassuring Patients About to Undergo Plastic Surgery

When you hear the terms “cosmetic surgery” or “plastic surgery,” your mind likely goes immediately to Michael Jackson, Joan Rivers, or countless other celebrities who have thrown billions of dollars…

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…

World’s Most Complex Face Transplant Operation Made Possible with 3D Modeling & 3D Printing

Fourteen years ago, 27-year-old volunteer firefighter Patrick Hardison responded with his colleagues to a call for the Senatobia Fire Department in northwest Mississippi. Inside a burning mobile home on September 5,…