3d printing in hospitals

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…

Team of Surgeons and Engineers Create FabLab, Accelerate Development of 3D Printing Technology in Madrid Hospital

The Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón in Madrid is known for being an excellent teaching and research hospital in addition to the great care it provides its patients. It’s also a…

Surgeons in India Embrace 3D Technology

In just the last month, 22 surgeries have been conducted in the the Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Hospital in Jaipur, India that have relied upon advanced 3D technology to aid…

Canon Lifecare Solutions Signs Japanese Distribution Agreement with Materialise

3D printing is quickly becoming an irreplaceable part of the medical workflow in many hospitals and surgical centers. The rapidly dropping price of 3D printers and 3D printing materials are…

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…

3D Printed Jaw Aids Surgeons Performing Operation on Infant

There is something special about a baby’s first cry; that amazing transition from soundless presence to noisy participation is anticipated with excitement by expectant parents. That initial cry of entry was…

3D Printing Makes a Complex Brain Surgery Possible, Saving The Life of a 50-year-old Woman in China

It isn’t news that 3D printing is playing a major role in the advancement of medicine and medical treatments around the world. There have been countless stories where the technology…

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,…

Chinese Cardiovascular 3D Printing Center — Materialise & Fu Wai Hospital Collaborate On Project

It is a full-time job just to follow medical applications for 3D printing, as there are so many promising stories that focus on how 3D printing is becoming more influential…

NNIITO Hospital Teams With Zdravprint to 3D Print Splints, Bone Replacements & Medical Models

3D printing is beginning to make a huge impact within the field of medicine, as doctors, surgeons and hospital personnel are beginning to realize the benefits that the technology provides….

3D Printing Saves a Woman’s Kidney: Surgeons perform impressive renal tumor surgery

When it comes to performing surgeries on vital organs, today’s advanced imaging techniques such as CT scans, MRIs and advanced ultrasound machinery have allowed doctors to take a peak inside…

3D Printed Liver Model Saves Man’s Life in China

It seems as though each and every day, surgeons and researchers in China are taking the idea of 3D printing and applying it more and more to real-time surgeries. The…

Chinese Doctors Successfully Use 3D Printing for Major Hip Replacement Surgery

The medical uses of 3D printing are continuing to grow at a rapid rate. Whether it is using the technology to actually 3D print prostheses, or using it to create…