patient-specific printing

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…

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…

3D Printing the Future of Surgery

3D printing has had and will continue to have impacts on many areas. One of the most hotly anticipated areas for 3D printing to impact is medicine. A myriad of…

Spanish Surgeons Use Patient-Specific 3D Printed Surgical Instruments

Surgeons tend to be on the cutting edge all around, pun intended. With lives held in their very hands as they perform procedures from the most routine to those that…

3D Printed Heart Model Helps Hong Kong Surgeons Pull Off a World-First Operation

Of all the vital areas where 3D printing technology has had an effect, the medical industry has probably shown the most positive and immediate return. Doctors from around the world are…

Unique Opportunities in 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Healthcare — A Few Questions For: Whiteclouds

Some may say that those crying out that 3D printing is the key to the next industrial revolution have their heads in the clouds — but is that always such…

Community-Based Personalized Healthcare: A Few Questions For Neurosurgeon Paul D’Urso

While it may be a bit hard to believe here in Cleveland where it’s still snowing (!), May is just around the corner. While May heralds spring on this side…

University of California San Diego’s 3D Printed Liver Tissue May Be the Closest We’ve Gotten to a Real Printed Liver

While scientists have been working on 3D printing all types of human tissue, there’s been a particular focus on the liver – for good reason. The organ plays a critical…

UAE Hospital First in the Middle East to Use 3D Printed Models: Reassuring Patients About to Undergo Plastic Surgery

When you hear the terms “cosmetic surgery” or “plastic surgery,” your mind likely goes immediately to Michael Jackson, Joan Rivers, or countless other celebrities who have thrown billions of dollars…

Northeastern University: Researchers Invent 3D Magnetic Printing, Make Neonatal Catheters

The impacts that are being made with 3D printing are undeniably amazing, as we watch creative innovations being made in art and design rocking events and runways, important inventions for self-sustainability…

Materialise and Indian Hospital Collaborate to Save Two Teenage Heart Patients’ Lives

Whenever I cover a story about 3D printed medical models that assist surgeons and help communication with patients, I have the feeling no one can argue with this obvious and…

3D Systems Keeps Pace With High-Tech Cardiac Care With Patient-Specific 3D Models

On Monday, 3D Systems (3DS) announced the expansion of its product lines for Cardiology Training and Surgical Planning. The company, which is a major, global provider of 3D digital design…

4WEB Medical Goes Down Under with First 3D Printed Patient-Specific Truss Implant in Australia

3D printing is turning the world on its head, as the disruptive technology streamlines and modernizes the processes behind some of the most intricate, detailed components in a bevy of applications…

The Present State and Future Implications of Patient-Specific Anatomy Models with 3D Printing

First results from the application of 3D models in clinical practice confirm the expectations for additive manufactured models in the medical field. The Hospital Dahme-Spreewald, in Germany, was one of the…

FDA Approves First 3D Printed Facial Implants

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has long been a leader in the area of 3D printing and high performance additive manufacturing. Their accomplishments include the development of a number of advanced…