healthcare

3D Printing News Briefs: November 10, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Sketchfab has reached an important milestone, and Johnson & Johnson is opening a new technology innovation center in Texas. LPW has formed…

Virtual Human Modeling Puts Simulation Tools in Clinicians’ Hands: Interview with Dassault Systèmes’ Karl D’Souza

Dassault Systèmes announced the Living Heart Project in May 2014, bringing advanced simulation capabilities into play for cardiac care, and soon began to expand the reach of the project with…

3D Printing Helps UCL and Microsoft Research Gamify Cystic Fibrosis Breathing Treatment

I have never been much of a video gamer, but I’m a little obsessed with playing Angry Birds on my phone. There aren’t a lot of high stakes in that…

3D Systems Announces the Release of Its Latest 3D Virtual Reality Training Module: The Simbionix SPINE Mentor

Three years ago, 3D Systems, a leader in 3D printed healthcare solutions, joined the world of virtual reality when it acquired Simbionix, a 3D VR surgical simulation and training company, and…

Stratasys 3D Printing Advances Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

As humans, our faces are very important to us. I’m not talking about in a physical sense, although that is certainly true as well, but in terms of how they…

Colorado Hospital 3D Prints Bolus on LulzBot TAZ 6 to Treat Skin Cancer Patient

One of the largest nonprofit health care centers in the US, Banner Health owns and operates nearly 30 facilities, including acute-care hospitals, family clinics, and outpatient surgery centers, in six states…

3D Printing in Healthcare the Focus of 2017 Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

At last year’s Arab Health Exhibition, 3D printing in healthcare was barely represented, even though it’s one of the fastest growing fields for the technology. Things have certainly changed at this…

3D Systems Announces Expansion of Virtual Surgical Planning Service: VSP Cranial Can Now Be Used in the Operating Room

For 30 years, 3D Systems has helped companies and professionals drive new business models, optimize designs and transform workflows, and bring innovative products to the market. The company itself also…

From the Toilet to the Tub—Google’s Smart Bathroom Will Evaluate Your Poop & Your Health with 3D Tech

So much for ignorance is bliss—when it comes to your health, that is. While many of us may wake up in the middle of the night with a strange ache,…

Materialise CEO Calls for Improved Clinical Measurement Standards to Help Expand Medical 3D Printing

There’s no denying that 3D printing technology is steadily changing the shape of the medical industry, whether it be through anatomical models, guides, implants, or the many other applications that…

Unique Opportunities in 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Healthcare — A Few Questions For: Whiteclouds

Some may say that those crying out that 3D printing is the key to the next industrial revolution have their heads in the clouds — but is that always such…

Community-Based Personalized Healthcare: A Few Questions For Neurosurgeon Paul D’Urso

While it may be a bit hard to believe here in Cleveland where it’s still snowing (!), May is just around the corner. While May heralds spring on this side…

SLS 3D Ltd. & Replica 3DM Partner to Bring Personalized Healthcare to UK with 3D Printed Surgical Models

One of the greatest benefits of 3D printing is customization. While it sometimes may seem like we live in a one-size-fits-all world of stuff, we as humans are anything but….

3D Systems Expands Their Medical Capabilities With New Healthcare Technology Center

At age 9, Blessing Makwera was severely injured when a land mine blew up in his face. The damage left him with severe disfigurement for years, until technology from 3D…

3D Printing’s Impact on Modern Manufacturing

You’ll be hard pressed to find an industry that won’t be impacted or influenced by 3D printing in the coming decade. Every sector of the economy will feel the positive reverberations of…

Chinese Surgeons 3D Print a Spine Replica to Help with Incredibly Delicate Surgery

Every day it seems like another incredible medical application for 3D printing emerges. Whether it’s affordable customizable prosthetic devices, the actual printing of biological material, or the numerous surgeries that are…

SXSW 2015: 3D Printing Dominates Multiple Industries

The 3D printing industry will play a significant role in the 2015 South by Southwest Conference & Festival, which kicks off tomorrow. Just as it has since 1994, the interactive tech…

The Living Heart Project: Dassault Systèmes Signs Agreement with FDA for 5-Year Collaborative Research

Heart disease: its’ a terrifying reality for many millions of people today, and is the leading cause of death. An estimate from the World Health Organization pinned cardiovascular diseases as responsible…

Organic Vapor Jet Printing Produces Nanolobes – May Lead to 3D Printed Pills

It seems as if everything in science these days is having the prefix ‘nano’ applied to it. Partly this is because the nano is an aspect of the world to…

It’s a Power Punch of 2D, 3D Surgical Planning Products as Materialise Acquires OrthoView

Just announced today: OrthoView is now a Materialise company. Materialise keeps the headlines rolling, and today it is on the expansion front, as they announce the acquisition of OrthoView Holdings Limited,…