Materialise Mimics

Researchers Develop Dense Facial Tissue Depth Mapping Method for 3D Data Point Collection

Historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists have used 3D technology many times over the years to pull the cover back on history. There are important implications for forensic anthropology that come from…

3D Design and 3D Printing Enhance Creation of Patient-Specific Titanium Jaw Implants

While we’ve seen 3D printed medical implants made out of materials like silicone and cobalt chromium, the most common metal of choice is titanium due to its low density and high…

3D Printing to Understand and Heal Hearts at Henry Ford Health System

To heal the heart, we have to use our brains — and the human brain understands three dimensions. The difference between a 2D CT scan and a 3D printed model…

Materialise’s 3D Printing and Imaging Technology Helps Medical Professionals in Clinical Trials

When it comes to medical products, whether it’s a drug or a device, almost nothing gets to market without being tested extensively in clinical trials first. It’s a long, often…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Dr. Dee Dee Wang, Medical Director of 3D Printing, Henry Ford Innovation Institute

As 3D printing makes its way into patient care, teams of medical professionals must become familiar and comfortable with the technology that can help to save their patients’ lives through…

3D Printed Hearts: Children’s Memorial Health Institute Uses In-House 3D Lab to Improve Patient Care

As a country, Poland has shown an expansive and impressive interest in 3D printing. From successful manufacturers like ZMorph and Zortrax to satellite and automotive companies, a unique and varied…

Surgeon Calls On Materialise Mimics Software to Create 3D Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Guides for a Complex Wrist Osteotomy

Any type of surgery, from the simplest to the more complex, brings potential risks with it; any number of things can go wrong. That’s why Alistair Phillips, a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon…

Young Girl With Scoliosis Recovering Nicely Thanks to 3D Printed Surgical Guides from Anatomiz3D

Scoliosis is one of those conditions that can range from barely noticeable to completely debilitating. I have a very slight case myself, and it doesn’t affect me in any way…

Materialise Mimics Enables Researchers to Study Tyrannosaurus Rex Further & to Identify Smaller Cousin

We certainly spend a great deal of time here at 3DPrint.com expounding on the virtues of 3D technology in regards to how it is allowing us not only to change lives…

PTE3D to Host 2nd International Interdisciplinary 3D Conference in Hungary

At first glance, you might not consider the country of Hungary to be a leading innovative force on the 3D printing front, but the Central European nation has garnered quite…

Sheepdog Knee Replacement Aided by 3D Printing

3D scanning and printing technologies are making enormous contributions to both the practice and study of medicine and this is no less true of veterinary medicine than any other area….

Materialise Introduces Mimics Innovation Suite 19 – 3D Medical Modeling Made Easier

To say that a lot of good has come from Materialise’s Mimics Innovation Suite would be a gross understatement. The 3D modeling software has saved lives by enabling the design…

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…

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…

3D Model Developed to Increase Car Safety Wins the Materialise Mimics Innovation Award

Since 2005, Materialise has held the annual Mimics Innovation Awards competition to support cutting-edge research that uses its medical image processing Materialise Mimics software. The goal is to seek out and…