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3D Printed Heart Model Helps Cardiologist at the Heart Institute at CHLA to Create Special Stent for a Toddler

It’s almost time for Valentine’s Day, that holiday of endless hearts and flowers and even some 3D printable gifts. But February 14th is not just Valentine’s Day: it’s also the…

EpiBone Uses 3D Technology to Grow Human Bones Outside the Body

The human body has amazing capacities for repairing itself, but it’s far from perfect; some injuries or deformities are too much for the body itself to make whole. For ages,…

Changing Technologies is Now Offering to Convert CT Scans to 3D Printable Files For Clients

Two-dimensional CT scans are so outdated, aren’t they? Sure, they’re great for revealing injuries, tumors or other abnormalities inside the human body, but compared to the 3D printed models that…

Rebuilding the Rare Extinct Quagga with 3D Printing & Scanning

A quagga looked like a cross between a zebra and a horse, and though there’s debate over whether a quagga was related to the plains zebra, some authorities have described…

Spectrum Health 3D Prints the First Heart Model Using Multiple Imaging Techniques

Surgeons have been using 3D printed models of their patients’ hearts for preoperative planning and strategizing for a while now. While not yet quite routine, the practice has still become…