mimics innovation suite

Custom 3D Printed Ossicular Prostheses Could Improve Treatment for Patients with Conductive Hearing Loss

Today is the last day of this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, and we’ve been hearing a lot of announcements regarding 3D printing technology from the event,…

Materialise and Henry Ford Health System Partner to Advance 3D Software in Cardiac Procedures

So many conditions can affect the heart, and whether the condition is rare or common, everything is serious when the heart is involved. One of the more common conditions of…

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…

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…

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…

Greece: 3D Life Makes High-Quality 3D Printed Medical Models So Doctors Can Save Lives

3D Life is certainly aptly named. This Greek startup isn’t promoting a fun new lifestyle or arts and crafts in the 3D printing industry—they are involved in the serious business…

Baby Kieran Thrives with Help from 3D Printed Heart Model

The day of an ultrasound can be one of the most exciting pre-birth connections a parent makes with his/her child. Even though the pictures don’t hold a candle to those…

Materialise Partners with University of Michigan and Tissue Regeneration Services for Clinical Trials of 3D Printed Tracheal Splint

New parents, while overjoyed at the life they have created, also tend to be filled with fear: What if I’m a terrible parent? What if I do something wrong? And,…

Exclusive Interview: Wim Michiels, CEO of Materialise Malaysia, Discusses the 3D Printing Market in Asia, Inside 3D Printing Mumbai

There is no denying the global nature of the third industrial revolution, as additive manufacturing is sweeping the globe. As we gear up for India’s very first Inside 3D Printing…

3D Printed Model from Mimics Innovation Suite Turns a Major Surgery into a Minor One

When Dr. Michael Slag was diagnosed with a rare tumor, he immediately knew the risks of the surgery that would be needed to remove it. The Pancoast tumor sitting at…

Materialise’s Mimics 3D Modeling Software Helps Solve 430,000-Year-Old Murder Mystery

You’ve probably read or heard about what are called “DNA Exonerations”–those instances when modern DNA testing technology has been instrumental in reversing wrongful convictions. According to the Innocence Project, “a…

Materialise Releases Latest Version of Mimics Innovation Suite Biomedical Software

Biomedical engineers are making astonishing strides in how medical professionals can take on health problems and improve the lives of patients. They use engineering principles and design concepts to close…

Turkish Turtle Receives 3D Printed Titanium Jaw

While the 3DPrint.com head office is stationed in sunny Florida, I’m here in northeast Ohio, where we’re still waiting in mid-May for spring to settle in for sure. Back in February,…

3D Printed Aortic Model Allows Surgeons to Prepare & Train for New Aneurysm Surgery on Teen

3D printing technology allows for greater peace of mind for both the surgeon and patient these days, allowing for better navigation of complex health issues as well as practice beforehand….

Materialise Updates Their ‘Mimics Innovation Suite’, Determines Position of 3D Models Based on X-rays

Every year tens of millions of dollars are spent by patients and their insurance companies on expensive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. The scans can be time consuming, as well…