medical 3d printing

Swansea University Scientists Engineer 3D Bioprinted Tissues for Pharmaceutical Research

It has been announced, that a novel application of 3D-Bioprinting living tissue models for pharmaceutical testing is being developed at Swansea University-UK. A team of scientists have begun trailing a…

Chinese Doctors Build 3D Printed Model to Repair a Shattered Shoulder

Chinese doctors and technicians have used 3D printing to treat an injury referred to as “floating shoulder,” a condition so dangerous to a patient that it often results in death….

3D Printed Skin: New Zealand Designer Streamlines Medical Training in Sutures

While it’s certainly always preferable to practice on the real thing, or a cadaver, medical students are, after all, students. In teaching situations, sometimes patients generously have to suck it…

Researchers Create Tiny 3D Printed Telemetric Sensors Designed For Cardiac Research

Advanced testing of medical treatments often involves experimentation on small laboratory animals like genetically modified mice. The work itself helps researchers develop medication and cures for humans illnesses, and that’s…

3D Printed Bone Implant Saves a Virginia Woman’s Injured Leg

When 47-year-old Ruth Smith-Leigh of South Boston, Virginia was told she would likely lose her leg after a devastating car accident damaged it seemingly beyond repair, she had no idea…

Damaged Spine Only Evident 20 Years After Injury, Thanks to 3D Printing and One Determined Man

Medical advancements are leading the way in prolonging life, reducing pain, and ultimately increasing the overall quality of living for the average person. It is technology such as 3D imaging…

Stratasys Announces Collaboration with Worrell to Optimize Medical Device Prototyping

Today, Stratasys announced a new collaboration with Worrell. This relationship between a leading 3D printing company and a design and product development firm will provide the right background to speed up work in the…

After More Than 20 Years, Man Finally Gets Diagnosis After 3D Printing His Own CT Scans

Medical technology is constantly changing for the better. Diseases, disorders, and medical conditions which were incurable years ago, are now beginning to finally meet their matches. We are continuously seeing new…

3D Systems Will Enter The Realm of Virtual Reality With Acquisition of Simbionix Surgical Simulation Company

There are so many intersections between 3D printing and medicine. We have seen this in the countless stories we have covered over the past six months, related to anything from…

Patient to Receive First 3D Printed Shoulder Prosthesis in the Netherlands

3D printing in the medical field is really beginning to hit its stride lately. Whether it is the use of 3D printing to create models for surgeons to study, using…

University of Verona Hospital Uses 3D Printed Bone Replicas to Aid in Orthopedic & Trauma Surgery

If you have ever fractured a bone, you know exactly how painful it can be, but luckily bones heal quite quickly. After wearing a cast for about 6 weeks, a fractured…

Surgeons Begin Using 3D Printing to Help Explain Patients’ Conditions to Them

Bioprinting continues to make significant strides towards a process that will involve dispensing cells onto biocompatible scaffolding using successive layers to generate tissue-like 3D structures and organs. Along the way,…

National Institute of Health Offers Its Collection of 3D Print Files To The Public

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the United States’ medical research agency, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases teamed up to launch a 3D Print Exchange on Wednesday….