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Open Hardware: Open-Source MRI Scanners Could Bring Enormous Cost Savings

In ‘On the Economic Value of Open Source Hardware – Case Study of an Open Source Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scanner,’ researchers Manuel Moritz, Tobias Redlich, Süleyman Günyar, Lukas Winter, and…

Creatz3D Medical Service Bureau To Offer Medical 3D Printed Models

We’ve written about the enterprising Singapore based Creatz3D before. They made a robot arm, we interviewed them on their expansion in the region and we’ve mentioned their work in News…

Louisiana State University: Researchers Develop 3D Printed Phantoms for Better Cancer Treatment

A Louisiana State University research team is putting all the benefits of progressive technology into play as they integrate 3D printing further into the field of medicine and diagnostics. Led…

Aether Announces New Developments for Its AI-Powered 3D Medical Imaging Software

A little over a month ago, 3D bioprinting startup Aether, based in San Francisco with a new University of California location at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, released its latest announcement….

Hybrid 3D Printing for Lung Model with Tumors Reduces Surgery Time

Time and again, we see 3D printing used in the medical field to reduce procedure times, save money, and make surgery safer. Using a combination of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and CT…

Researchers Use 3D Mapping to Measure Growth and Folding Patterns in Pre-Term Babies’ Brains

3D printing has been used often in pediatric surgeries, but it’s also been put to work in difficult medical cases where a baby hasn’t even been born yet. A collaborative…

3D Printed Prostate Model Helped London Hospital Plan Out Robotic Surgery Ahead of International Live Broadcast

We often see 3D printing technology used in collaboration with robotic surgeries…but how would you like it if the world was watching it happen? The Worldwide Robotic Surgery 24-Hour Event,…

Tennessee Veterinarians Use 3D Printed Models for Pre-Surgical Planning and Practice

As owners of two cats and two fairly rambunctious dogs, my husband and I have paid our fair share of visits to the veterinarian. Most of the time, it’s only…

3D Printer Put to Work in Developing Cancer-Measuring Transducer

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2017 alone, an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in the US, and I’m guessing that number is pretty high for…

Madrid Hospital Successfully Implants Catheter in 3D Printed Heart Model

The technologically advanced Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, located in Madrid, has been a 3D printing technology champion for the last several years, implementing a hospital FabLab and collaborating with several…

Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Analyze 3D Virtual Hearts and Predict Cardiac Patients’ Survival Rates

If this study I’m writing about could have a theme song, I personally think it should be Céline Dion’s timeless earworm from Titanic, “My Heart Will Go On.” I know that sounds…

Using Virtual Reality to Travel Inside the Human Brain

It’s hard not to be fascinated by virtual reality. The fantasy of being able to immerse yourself in a nonexistent environment and navigate as if you are part of it…

New MRI Scanning Technology from GE Healthcare Goes Beyond 3D: ViosWorks Produces Images of the Human Heart in Seven Dimensions

Obviously, we write about every aspect of 3D technology here at 3DPrint.com. More and more frequently, we also cover 4D technology, but 7D? That’s stretching it a bit. Or so…

Doctors use 3D Printing to Safeguard an Unborn Baby’s Life

3D printing technology is starting to become commonplace for several medical applications, including dental work, hip replacement, prosthetics and custom made surgical guides that reduce procedure time by hours. More…

Holding Their 3D Printed Heart is Helping Patients and Their Doctors

The practice of 3D printing replica organs to prepare for long, complicated surgeries is starting to become a regular part of the operative pre-planning process. Being able to hold a…

This Is Your Brain On 3D Printing

If you’ve been through the experience of having a complete MRI brain scan, and you’re not squeamish about such things, you might be interested in building a scale model 3D…

Spectrum Health 3D Prints the First Heart Model Using Multiple Imaging Techniques

Surgeons have been using 3D printed models of their patients’ hearts for preoperative planning and strategizing for a while now. While not yet quite routine, the practice has still become…

How to 3D Print Your MRI Data

Tyson James is a civil engineering student who is dedicated to teaching people the intricacies of 3D printing at Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library and encourages students to utilize the…

Researchers are Advancing Surgical Technology Through 3D Printed Pneumatic Actuator Design

There are over 1,000 neurological disorders that have been identified to date. These include afflictions such as Huntington’s, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s, and epilepsy to name a few of the most…

3D Printed Personalized Mold Contributes to Advances in Prostate Cancer Diagnoses

Advances in imaging techniques are changing the way in which prostate cancer can be detected and treated.  However, these techniques have yet to be perfected and there is room for…