3D printed training models

3D Printing Aids Intracranial Aneurysm Microsurgery Simulation

No one wants to be operated on by a surgeon who has little hands-on training, but throughout history, finding suitable models or cadavers has been challenging for medical students who…

3D Printed Phantoms for Simulating Difficult Intubation of Toddlers

Conventional simulators for intubation today are expensive and lack the anatomical accuracy needed. As a solution, South Korean researchers developed a new simulation model with 3D printing and silicone molding,…

The First 3D Printer from the Firm that Makes Synthetic Humans for Medical Training

SynDaver is famous for manufacturing synthetic wet tissue bodies of humans and animals for surgical simulation, medical training, school dissection labs, and even for some of the best American medical…

Dental Students Compare Conventional and 3D Printed Surgical Training Models

There are few things I hate more than going to the dentist. That’s why I’m always glad to hear stories of dental students using 3D printed training models to learn…

Germany: Research Shows Good Response from Students Using 3D Printed Dental Traumatology Training

Authors M. Reymus , C. Fotiadou, R. Hickel, and C. Diegritz explore the uses of 3D printed models in dental traumatology training, with their findings outlined in the recently published…

Open Hardware: Open-Source MRI Scanners Could Bring Enormous Cost Savings

In ‘On the Economic Value of Open Source Hardware – Case Study of an Open Source Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scanner,’ researchers Manuel Moritz, Tobias Redlich, Süleyman Günyar, Lukas Winter, and…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 7, 2018

We’ve got a shorter edition of 3D Printing News Briefs for you today. Siemens Corporate Technology is working on process simulation for additive manufacturing. BIOMODEX is launching a realistic, 3D…

Duke University’s 3D Printing Innovation Lab Allows Surgeons to Create Accurate 3D Printed Medical Training Models

3D printing is becoming increasingly more accessible and affordable in many industries, including the medical field. We often see the technology used for the purposes of creating accurate training models and…

3D Printing in Architecture, Engineering, Product Design: 3D Hubs Announces 2018 Student Grant Winners

Last year, 3D Hubs, the world’s largest online network of 3D printing services, reported that nearly 500 applicants from 300 universities around the world applied for its extremely popular Student Grant…

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…

3D Printing the SynDaver Open-Source Healthcare Mannequin

Learn how 3D printing is delivering higher practice standards for healthcare professionals using high-tech mannequins. As desktop 3D printers become more robust, reliable, and feature-rich, we are seeing a definite shift in…

Rice University Students Develop 3D Printed Training Models for Cervical Cancer Screenings

Nearly 300,000 women die of cervical cancer every year. That’s a sobering global statistic, but even more sobering is that the large majority – about 85 percent – of those…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 1, 2018

On this first day of April (happy Easter!), we’re starting out 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business, before moving on to education and the results of a competition….

Patient-Specific 3D Printed Models by Stoke Med Allow Surgeons to Offer Better Care

Thanks to 3D design and 3D printing around the world, ‘one size fits all’ no longer has to be a label. Whether you are a designer or an engineer, or…

3D Printed Vertebrae Models that Simulate Human Bone Used to Train Spinal Surgeons

Bone grafts have long been used to help patients suffering from broken or damaged bones heal, and implants, or scaffolds, are used to surgically hold all of the damaged fragments…

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…

RSNA: Materialise Launches AnatomyPrint, Partners with Carestream & Siemens Healthineers

Materialise, headquartered in Belgium, is a leader in 3D printing solutions for the world. And when they launch a new product or service, you can bet that it’s something that…