Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP)

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 1, 2021

We started this weekly roundup of webinars and virtual events almost exactly one year ago, to give you a quick, easy way to sift through the increased amount of online…

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…

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AMS 2021: 3D Printing in Healthcare Depends on Reimbursement & Regulations

Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2021, co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis, held its fourth summit in a virtual format. Each day focused on two verticals, with the focus first on metal…

3D Systems and Veterans Health Administration Partner for 3D Printing at Point-of-Care for Veterans

It’s no secret that 3D printing has done a lot to help during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, even while it’s causing havoc in our own industry, as well. 3D Systems…

3D Systems Announces 510(k) Clearance for MF Surgical Guide 3D Printing Materials

A veritable pioneer in 3D printing for personalized medicine applications, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) created its Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) system for craniomaxillofacial (CMF) and orthopaedic cases years ago, and it’s…

3D Printing and Virtual Surgery Help Repair Damage to Patient’s Face

3D printed surgical guides and virtual surgical planning (VSP) have been used in many types of procedures, such as knee replacement, spinal surgery, and reconstruction of chest walls and faces….

3D Printing Healthcare Applications for the Elderly

3D printing has many applications in the healthcare industry, as it allows users to fabricate complex, cost-effective, patient-specific devices on-demand. In the same vein, 3D bioprinting is important for applications…

Surgeons Turning to 3D Printing & Pre-Surgical Planning for Jaw Surgeries in Korea

In ‘Comparison of time and cost between conventional surgical planning and virtual surgical planning in orthognathic surgery in Korea,’ authors Si-Yeon Park, Dae-Seok Hwang, Jae-Min Song, and Uk-Kuy Kim explore…

3D Systems and Onkos Surgical Partner to Improve Cancer Patient Outcomes Through 3D Printing and Virtual Surgical Planning

Onkos Surgical was founded in 2015 with the goal of creating quality implants and instruments to meet the needs of musculoskeletal cancer patients. Today, the company announces that it has…

3D Systems and Stryker Partner Up for Virtual Surgical Planning Distribution Partnership

Thanks to a new partnership between 3D Systems and Stryker that was just announced this morning, surgeons specializing in craniomaxillofacial (CMF) procedures will be able to save hours in the…

3D Systems and K2M Group Holdings Join Capabilities to Collaborate on 3D Printed Implants

This winter, K2M Group Holdings, the first top spine company to market a 3D printed titanium interbody device, announced that it had entered into a comprehensive development agreement with 3D Systems;…

Formerly Conjoined McDonald Twins Progressing and Hitting Milestones One Year Post-Op

One year ago this month in a 20-hour surgery, surgeons at the Children’s Hospital of Montefiore (CHAM) in New York successfully separated young craniopagus twin boys Jadon and Anias McDonald, who had been…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Katie Weimer, VP of Medical Devices, 3D Systems

Healthcare is among the applications of 3D printing technology with the greatest potential human impact. The creation of patient-specific medical models and tools made from 3D models of patients’ unique…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — January 28, 2017

On this week’s “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got news on the latest industry partnerships, expansions, products, and more. For starters, the Irish 3D printer company Mcor is…

3D Systems Announces Expansion of Virtual Surgical Planning Service: VSP Cranial Can Now Be Used in the Operating Room

For 30 years, 3D Systems has helped companies and professionals drive new business models, optimize designs and transform workflows, and bring innovative products to the market. The company itself also…

3D Printed Models in the Operating Room: 3D Systems Brings Technology to Surgeons

Thanks to 3D modeling and 3D printing technologies, we are seeing advances in cases that have a direct impact on individual lives — increasingly appearing thanks to advances in surgical…

3D Technology Enhances Healthcare Opportunities — A Few Questions For: 3D Systems

On Monday’s visit to 3D Systems, I gained insights into the company’s approach to high-tech healthcare. The company’s dedicated Healthcare Technology Center in Littleton, Colorado, one of three such facilities…

3D Systems and 3D Printing Aid in the Effort to Reconstruct Young Zimbabwean Man’s Face

Nothing can be done to erase the trauma experienced by Blessing Makwera, a native of Zimbabwe whose life was changed irrevocably when a land mine exploded in his face when…