3d printing and surgical planning

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…

Materialise 3D Software Leads to Successful Jaw Replacement Surgery

If you’re past a certain age – really, if you’re old enough to read this – the odds are good that you’ve had some kind of dental work done at…

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,…

Doctors in Australia’s Peninsula Health Hospital System are Bringing 3D Printing to the Bedside

There have been a lot of news stories lately about advanced 3D modeling software and 3D printing technology being used to aid doctors with surgical pre-planning or to help them…

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’…