surgical guides

3D Systems Introduces 3D Printed Polymer-Metal Guides for MF Surgeries

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has long been breaking ground in the personalized medicine space with its Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP), which can help reduce the amount of time that patients…

Will Medical 3D Printing Be Local or International? Oceanz Launches Service for Dutch Hospitals

3D printing service bureau Oceanz has launched a 3D print service specifically for Dutch hospitals. This service will offer medical models, specifically those used for preoperative planning. But the company…

Dental 3D Software Gets a Boost Thanks to a New Collaboration

PreXion, a leader in high-quality 3D cone beam imaging systems for dentistry, and turnkey guided surgery provider 3D Diagnostix have announced a collaboration to integrate 3D Diagnostix services with the…

3D Printed Medical Models May Assist in Better Monitoring of Ventricular Devices & Blood Flow

In ‘Innovative Modeling Techniques and 3D Printing in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices: A Bridge from Bench to Clinical Practice,’ US researchers examine new techniques for better monitoring of…

Natural Plant-Derived Resins Used to Make Antibacterial 3D Printing Filament

Hospital-acquired infections are a growing problem everywhere. The CDC calls them a “major, yet preventable threat to patient safety,” and the key to preventing them lies in keeping bacteria from…

Using Patient-Specific 3D Printed Surgical Guides for Total Knee Replacement

While surgery has always, ultimately, been about the patient, it hasn’t always been patient-centered. Historically, patients have not had an easy time of understanding exactly what their surgery entails and…

3D Printed Implants Help Reconstruct Man’s Face in Pioneering Surgery

When Carlos Askew was born to a drug-addicted mother, he was immediately removed from her care and placed in the custody of the state. In addition to the disadvantageous start…

Israeli Surgeons Use 3D Printed Surgical Guide to Correct Madelung’s Deformity

The flexibility, ease of use, cost efficiency, and precision of 3D printing has turned it into a power player in the medical world. Every day we read new stories about…

Renishaw Works With University Hospital of Wales to 3D Print Guides & Mandibular Implant for Cancer Patient

Founded in 1973, Renishaw is headquartered in the UK with offices around the world. Although the engineering and scientific technology firm specializes in metrology, they have been the power behind…

Bioprinting in Focus: Interview with José Baena, Founder and CEO of REGEMAT 3D and BRECA Healthcare

REGEMAT 3D, a pioneer in the development of 3D bioprinting technologies, and BRECA Healthcare have been making headlines recently, so to learn more we turned to  their founder José Baena…