surgical planning

3D Printing, VR & MR for Better Lung Surgery Outcomes

Scientists from Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences have released the findings of their recent study in ‘Three-dimensional Printing, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality for Pulmonary Atresia: Early Surgical Outcomes Q1…

Axial3D & Fast Radius Offer DICOM-to-Print Anatomical Model 3D Printing Service for Surgical Planning

We’re still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it seems like there’s at least a small light at the end of the tunnel as businesses and services begin…

University of Hong Kong: Sterilization & Infection Rates in 3D Printed Models & Guides Used Intra-operatively

Hong Kong researchers explore the use of 3D printed medical models but advance in a more unique direction with concerns over infection. Detailing their findings in the recently published ‘A…

China: Establishing Validity of 3D Printing in Pre-Planning for Early-Stage Lung Cancer Procedures

Researchers from China are exploring the feasibility of 3D printing for pre-planning of complex surgeries, detailing the results of their study, involving the data of 124 patients, in the recently…

Sponsored

3D Printing Brings Confidence, Efficiency to Surgical Planning and Modeling

Imagine you are a surgeon facing a transplant case with complex anatomical considerations. Now consider two potential scenarios: In the first, you have all the traditional planning tools such as…

3D Printing for Preoperative Management of Complex Orthopedic Cases

In the recently published, ‘Virtual preoperative planning and 3D printing are valuable for the management of complex orthopaedic trauma’ authors Abhishek Mishra, Tarun Verma, Abhishek Vaish, Riya Vaish, and Lalit…

Inside 3D Printing Seoul 2019 Day One

Inside 3D Printing Seoul is one of the world’s largest 3D printing shows. Set in the giant maelstrom that is Seoul, the show brings together people from all over the…

3D Printed Prosthetics, Surgical Planning, and Modeling at AMS 2019

The second annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) summit, “The Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry,” was co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Markets Publishing and held in Boston just two short weeks ago….

3D Printing News Briefs: February 6, 2019

We’re talking about business, training, and events on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. The first European 3D printing incubator will soon be inaugurated in Barcelona, and 3devo is launching training…

AMS 2019 Day 1: 3D Printing in Surgical Planning and Dental Industry

After touting it for months, it’s finally here – Additive Manufacturing Strategies, the summit that 3DPrint.com is co-hosting with SmarTech Markets Publishing, has begun. This is the second year for…

RAPID + TCT: Learning About 3D Printing in Point-of-Care Manufacturing

Continuing with our dive into this week’s busy RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth, Texas, the third keynote, sponsored by Materialise and held Wednesday morning, centered on point-of-care (POC) manufacturing, a topic we’ve…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 28, 2017

We’re starting out with some health and business news in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D modeling and some commercial 3D printed shoes. The…

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…

First Robotic Spinal Surgery in France Helps Little Boy with Severe Scoliosis Sit Up Straight

If you thought an autonomous robot dentist implanting 3D printed teeth into a patient’s mouth was astoundingly innovative and maybe a little scary, buckle your seat belt – for the…

New Study Results Show That 3D Printed Surgical Models Can Equal Major Cost and Time Savings

Having personal experience with the typically agonizing time spent in a waiting room while a loved one undergoes surgery, I am a big fan of anything that safely reduces the…

Materialise Uses Advanced Visualization and 3D Printed Surgical Guides in Successful Reconstructive Jaw Surgery

Imagine you’re at the dentist’s office, having a routine cleaning and checkup, and the dental hygienist finds a tumor in your mouth. It sounds like a bad dream, but it…

Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Guides for Pediatric Ulna and Radius Osteotomies

One of the many industries that Belgium-based Materialise provides 3D printing solutions for is the healthcare sector. After announcing a partnership with medical product development company Kapstone Medical and a five-year deal…

They Said It Was Impossible: Seattle Doctor Uses 3D Printed Medical Model to Save Spleen

What does the spleen actually do? Is this one of those organs that we even actually need? You can sometimes stump even the most degreed and intellectual people with this…

3D Printing Changing the Face of Full Facial Transplant Surgeries

Use your head. It’s a phrase we’ve heard all our lives — and often good advice. Now, scientists are taking this advice quite literally, in 3D printing models of patients’…

It’s a Power Punch of 2D, 3D Surgical Planning Products as Materialise Acquires OrthoView

Just announced today: OrthoView is now a Materialise company. Materialise keeps the headlines rolling, and today it is on the expansion front, as they announce the acquisition of OrthoView Holdings Limited,…