medical 3d printing

Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the details, most people also know that 3D printing is being used […]

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the...
Researchers Take Patient Heat Sensitivity Into Account When Developing 3D Printable Orthopedic Cast

Researchers Take Patient Heat Sensitivity Into Account When Developing 3D Printable Orthopedic Cast

Traditional plaster casts for broken bones are not much fun at all, unless you’re a kid and can ask all of your friends to sign it in a rainbow of colors…even then, I imagine the luster wears off fast. These casts, while very important as they support and protect the healing bone, are bulky and […]

Traditional plaster casts for broken bones are not much fun at all, unless you’re a kid and can ask all of your friends to sign it in a rainbow of colors…even then, I imagine the luster wears off fast. These casts, while very important as they support and...
Dinsmore and the Children's Hospital of Orange County Show Value of Patient-Specific 3D Printed Tibia Model

Dinsmore and the Children's Hospital of Orange County Show Value of Patient-Specific 3D Printed Tibia Model

A 3D printed anatomical model assisted in recent successful surgery on eighteen-year-old Moises Campos. In order to help surgeons better prepare for the complex operation, the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) recently teamed up with Dinsmore Inc., a 3D printing company from Irvine, California, to 3D print a full-scale model of Campos’ tibia based […]

A 3D printed anatomical model assisted in recent successful surgery on eighteen-year-old Moises Campos. In order to help surgeons better prepare for the complex operation, the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) recently teamed up with Dinsmore Inc., a...
3D Printed Vertebrae Models that Simulate Human Bone Used to Train Spinal Surgeons

3D Printed Vertebrae Models that Simulate Human Bone Used to Train Spinal Surgeons

Bone grafts have long been used to help patients suffering from broken or damaged bones heal, and implants, or scaffolds, are used to surgically hold all of the damaged fragments of bone together. Over the last several years, doctors have been using 3D printing technology to produce these implants. Last winter, a group of researchers […]

Bone grafts have long been used to help patients suffering from broken or damaged bones heal, and implants, or scaffolds, are used to surgically hold all of the damaged fragments of bone together. Over the last several years, doctors have been using 3D printing...
3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some sort of normality. Nathalie Dufaut Danjon is a perfect […]

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some...
Teacher, Model, Artist Survives Deadly Fall, Skull Rebuilt with Metal 3D Printing

Teacher, Model, Artist Survives Deadly Fall, Skull Rebuilt with Metal 3D Printing

Francesca Burr is still in recovery from a serious fall that happened almost a year ago. The young primary school teacher, artist, and model—now 28 years old—fell down a flight of stairs at her family home while having a seizure and suffered multiple skull fractures, a cracked jaw, and a broken nose. “It looked like […]

Francesca Burr is still in recovery from a serious fall that happened almost a year ago. The young primary school teacher, artist, and model—now 28 years old—fell down a flight of stairs at her family home while having a seizure and suffered multiple skull fractures,...
Additive Manufacturing Strategies: 3DPrint.com & SmarTech Team Up to Present Summit on the Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry

Additive Manufacturing Strategies: 3DPrint.com & SmarTech Team Up to Present Summit on the Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry

From a business perspective, 3D printing is increasingly being seen as a sound investment; the tech is taking off, growing quickly thanks to backing from strong strategists working to ensure that additive manufacturing is truly a market-ready technology. Medicine and dentistry are two key applications for 3D printing, presenting unparalleled potential for next-generation solutions for […]

From a business perspective, 3D printing is increasingly being seen as a sound investment; the tech is taking off, growing quickly thanks to backing from strong strategists working to ensure that additive manufacturing is truly a market-ready technology. Medicine and...
Roboze Enters Strategic Partnership with Inovsys to Develop and Study New 3D Printing Materials for Aerospace and Medical Sectors

Roboze Enters Strategic Partnership with Inovsys to Develop and Study New 3D Printing Materials for Aerospace and Medical Sectors

Usually when we talk about Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze, the company has announced an expansion into, or a partnership with, yet another country, everywhere from Asia and the UK to the Benelux region and the US. Now, Roboze is working with a company in France, but it’s not an expansion – technology transfer service […]

Usually when we talk about Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze, the company has announced an expansion into, or a partnership with, yet another country, everywhere from Asia and the UK to the Benelux region and the US. Now, Roboze is working with a company in...
FDA Approval for E-Denture Means EnvisionTEC Now Enables Dentists and Labs to 3D Print Full Denture Solutions

FDA Approval for E-Denture Means EnvisionTEC Now Enables Dentists and Labs to 3D Print Full Denture Solutions

You may have given up on the ‘what will they be 3D printing next’ line. At this point, it seems few items or industries have been left untouched by the advanced technology. And while some devices may seem perfectly suited for being enhanced with 3D printing, most of us are still flabbergasted in considering the […]

You may have given up on the ‘what will they be 3D printing next’ line. At this point, it seems few items or industries have been left untouched by the advanced technology. And while some devices may seem perfectly suited for being enhanced with 3D...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next week, and the former CTO of Boeing joined the board of directors at 3D Systems. […]

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next...
Additive Manufacturing Education for Space and Prosthetics: City Tech Receives $1.3M in STEM Research Grants

Additive Manufacturing Education for Space and Prosthetics: City Tech Receives $1.3M in STEM Research Grants

Students in New York City attending City Tech’s Department of Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Design Technology will be able to graduate as double threats as manufacturing skills are woven heavily into their engineering studies. Further ensuring this are STEM research grants totaling more than $1.3 million recently handed to the department, known to be one […]

Students in New York City attending City Tech’s Department of Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Design Technology will be able to graduate as double threats as manufacturing skills are woven heavily into their engineering studies. Further ensuring this are STEM...
3D Printers Used to Manufacture Medical Parts Should Be Regulated

3D Printers Used to Manufacture Medical Parts Should Be Regulated

As a company that has been inventing and manufacturing 3D printers and materials for 15 years, our company has had a front-row seat to amazing changes in the way things are made. We are also confident that much more progress is on the horizon, especially when it comes to medical applications. While the benefits to […]

As a company that has been inventing and manufacturing 3D printers and materials for 15 years, our company has had a front-row seat to amazing changes in the way things are made. We are also confident that much more progress is on the horizon, especially when it comes...
3D Printed Hearts: Children’s Memorial Health Institute Uses In-House 3D Lab to Improve Patient Care

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 commitment to the technology has often put the country at the forefront. 3D printing has also made a definitive mark at the Children’s Memorial Health […]

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 commitment to the technology has often put the country at the...
Brazilian Obstetrician 3D Prints Ultrasound Models for Visually Impaired Parents-to-Be

Brazilian Obstetrician 3D Prints Ultrasound Models for Visually Impaired Parents-to-Be

Considering the wide range of items we can 3D print today, why not babies too? That’s certainly an attention-getting endeavor, and one that would probably have many different individuals and political groups around the world squabbling in no time. The type of 3D prints we are talking about, however, serve as mere models during pregnancy, […]

Considering the wide range of items we can 3D print today, why not babies too? That’s certainly an attention-getting endeavor, and one that would probably have many different individuals and political groups around the world squabbling in no time. The type of 3D...
Anatomiz3D Creates 3D Printed Cranioplasty Implant Mold to Save Costs on Patient-Specific Healthcare

Anatomiz3D Creates 3D Printed Cranioplasty Implant Mold to Save Costs on Patient-Specific Healthcare

In terms of medical 3D printing, one area that always gets a lot of attention is the creation of patient-specific models. It can be very helpful for both patients and surgeons to see a 3D printed patient-specific model, in order to get a good visual of what’s to come in surgical procedures. Obviously, it’s also helpful […]

In terms of medical 3D printing, one area that always gets a lot of attention is the creation of patient-specific models. It can be very helpful for both patients and surgeons to see a 3D printed patient-specific model, in order to get a good visual of what’s to...
Field Ready 3D Printing Much-Needed Medical Supplies for a Nepal Health Clinic

Field Ready 3D Printing Much-Needed Medical Supplies for a Nepal Health Clinic

It may seem like there’s a 3D printer around every corner these days – many libraries and schools now use 3D printers, and you can even find them in bars and coffee shops. But this is not the case in the more remote parts of the world, like Australia, the Philippines, and for soldiers who may normally […]

It may seem like there’s a 3D printer around every corner these days – many libraries and schools now use 3D printers, and you can even find them in bars and coffee shops. But this is not the case in the more remote parts of the world, like Australia, the...
World's First Customized 3D Printed Airway Stents Developed and Implemented in France

World's First Customized 3D Printed Airway Stents Developed and Implemented in France

Not all 3D printing in the medical field means that someone’s managed to 3D print skin, kidneys, or other organs. Oftentimes, 3D printing technology is used in the creation of medical tools and instruments, patient-specific models, surgical guides, and stents. Stents are basically small, expandable tubes used to keep passageways, like blood vessels, arteries, or airways […]

Not all 3D printing in the medical field means that someone’s managed to 3D print skin, kidneys, or other organs. Oftentimes, 3D printing technology is used in the creation of medical tools and instruments, patient-specific models, surgical guides, and stents....
Surgeon Calls On Materialise Mimics Software to Create 3D Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Guides for a Complex Wrist Osteotomy

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 specializing in the hand, wrist, and elbow who works at Spire Southampton Hospital and the Hampshire Hand Surgery Clinic, has a personal philosophy to treat […]

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 specializing in the hand, wrist, and elbow who works at Spire...
3D Printing and Advanced Technology Should Cut Back on Perceived Need to Travel Abroad for Medical Care

3D Printing and Advanced Technology Should Cut Back on Perceived Need to Travel Abroad for Medical Care

There have been many exciting innovations in medical 3D printing, most notably in surgery. One place that’s embracing the many groundbreaking applications of 3D printing is the United Arab Emirates (UAE): Dubai implemented a 3D Printing Strategy in early 2016, and the Dubai Health Authority recently announced that it will start using 3D printing technology for […]

There have been many exciting innovations in medical 3D printing, most notably in surgery. One place that’s embracing the many groundbreaking applications of 3D printing is the United Arab Emirates (UAE): Dubai implemented a 3D Printing Strategy in early 2016,...
Healthcare Technology Firm axial3D Responds to Surge in Demand for 3D Printed Medical Models and Opens New Facility in Belfast

Healthcare Technology Firm axial3D Responds to Surge in Demand for 3D Printed Medical Models and Opens New Facility in Belfast

It’s one thing for surgeons and doctors to prepare for medical procedures by studying up ahead of time by reading books and studies and articles, or maybe watching videos of the procedure being performed elsewhere. That’s all well and good, if you’re a visual or auditory learner. But what about the tactile, or kinesthetic, learners? […]

It’s one thing for surgeons and doctors to prepare for medical procedures by studying up ahead of time by reading books and studies and articles, or maybe watching videos of the procedure being performed elsewhere. That’s all well and good, if you’re...
AMR Looks Ahead to 2017 in the Polymer, Metal, and Medical/Dental Markets for Additive Manufacturing

AMR Looks Ahead to 2017 in the Polymer, Metal, and Medical/Dental Markets for Additive Manufacturing

As we settle collectively into 2017, the new year is looking all the brighter in the light of the setting sun of 2016 as the last year in additive manufacturing produced incredible advances and brought new players into the center of focus as they began to position themselves as ready to not just enter, but […]

As we settle collectively into 2017, the new year is looking all the brighter in the light of the setting sun of 2016 as the last year in additive manufacturing produced incredible advances and brought new players into the center of focus as they began to position...
Organovo Presents Promising Preclinical Data on 3D Bioprinted Human Liver Tissue, Announces Distributor Agreement with Japanese Supplier Cosmo Bio

Organovo Presents Promising Preclinical Data on 3D Bioprinted Human Liver Tissue, Announces Distributor Agreement with Japanese Supplier Cosmo Bio

California-based biology company Organovo, dedicated to delivering scientific and medical breakthroughs with its innovative and celebrated 3D bioprinting technology, is presenting the first preclinical data on its 3D bioprinted human liver tissue, and the results are promising. The data, being presented at the TERMIS-Americas Meeting in San Diego, shows survival and sustained functionality of the tissue […]

California-based biology company Organovo, dedicated to delivering scientific and medical breakthroughs with its innovative and celebrated 3D bioprinting technology, is presenting the first preclinical data on its 3D bioprinted human liver tissue, and the results are...
RSNA 2016: Materialise to Offer Presentations on 3D Printing, Workshops on Mimics Software

RSNA 2016: Materialise to Offer Presentations on 3D Printing, Workshops on Mimics Software

Each year The Radiological Society of North America hosts a global forum, drawing tens of thousands to their event in Chicago. Along with radiologists from 136 countries, medical physicists and a host of other medical professionals attend as well, with 2016 marking the 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Wondering what that might have to do […]

Each year The Radiological Society of North America hosts a global forum, drawing tens of thousands to their event in Chicago. Along with radiologists from 136 countries, medical physicists and a host of other medical professionals attend as well, with 2016 marking...
Digital Maison Uses Artec Eva to Design and Print Sleep Mask for Graves' Disease Patient

Digital Maison Uses Artec Eva to Design and Print Sleep Mask for Graves' Disease Patient

One of the great, and at times life-saving, qualities of 3D printing is its various applications in the medical field. Examples include a young Chinese girl who is able to eat and speak thanks to a 3D printed medical model of her fused jaw; this 3D printed medical model of a spleen, and the 3D printed surgical guides used in a revision […]

One of the great, and at times life-saving, qualities of 3D printing is its various applications in the medical field. Examples include a young Chinese girl who is able to eat and speak thanks to a 3D printed medical model of her fused jaw; this 3D printed medical...
Northwestern University Uses 3D Printing to Create Customized Vascular Stents

Northwestern University Uses 3D Printing to Create Customized Vascular Stents

There are numerous examples of how 3D printing technology has proved advantageous to the medical field, from customized assistive devices to surgical preparation with patient-specific 3D printed models. This benefit is especially apparent in vascular treatments, whether it be through enhancing medical training or bioprinting vascular stents with human cells. Earlier this year, researchers from […]

There are numerous examples of how 3D printing technology has proved advantageous to the medical field, from customized assistive devices to surgical preparation with patient-specific 3D printed models. This benefit is especially apparent in vascular treatments,...