Medical 3-D Printing

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for 3D printing, also referred to as rapid prototyping or additive manufacturing. 3-D printing is used in medicine to aid complex procedural guidance, procedure planning and medical education involving unique cases or disease states.

Bioprinting research from the lab of Rice University bioengineer Jordan Miller featured a proof-of-principle — a scale-model of a lung-mimicking air sac with airways and blood vessels that never touch yet still provide oxygen to red blood cells.

Bioprinting research from the lab of Rice University bioengineer Jordan Miller featured a proof-of-principle — a scale-model of a lung-mimicking air sac with airways and blood vessels that never touch yet still provide oxygen to red blood cells. Image courtesy of Jordan Miller/Rice University.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | May 03, 2019

May 3, 2019 — Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to...

A 3-D printed tungsten X-ray system collimator. 3D printed, additive manufacturing for medical imaging.

A 3-D printed tungsten X-ray system collimator. The tungsten alloy powder is printed into the form desired and is laser fused so it can be machined and finished. Previously, making collimators from Tungsten was labor intensive because it required working with sheets of the metal to create the collimator matrix. 

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | April 29, 2019 | By Steve Jeffery

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Videos | Orthopedic Imaging | March 05, 2019

This is an example of a 3-D printed pelvis that had multiple hip fractures and a second printed pelvis is from a...

Synopsys Releases Simpleware ScanIP Medical Software for 3-D Printing
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019 — Smart technology company Synopsys recently announced the release of the Synopsys Simpleware...

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Partners With Philips for Health IT and Clinical Informatics
News | Enterprise Imaging | January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 – Philips announced that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has chosen to implement the company’s...

Materialise and Carestream Deploying Zero-Footprint Surgical Planning Solution
News | Medical 3-D Printing | December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018 — Materialise, in collaboration with Carestream Health, is developing a work-in-progress zero-...

GE Healthcare Partners With Department of Veterans Affairs to Accelerate 3-D Printing
News | Medical 3-D Printing | December 11, 2018

December 11, 2018 — GE Healthcare and VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Washington, recently announced a...

3D Systems Announces On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018 — 3D Systems announced availability of its new On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service. This new service...

Nemours Children's Health System Uses 3-D Printing to Deliver Personalized Care
News | Medical 3-D Printing | April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 – Nemours Children’s Health System, a Florida-based health system with locations in six states,  is...

Materialise First Company to Receive FDA Clearance for Diagnostic 3-D-Printed Anatomical Models
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 — Materialise NV became the first company in the world to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

3-D Printed Models Improve Medical Student Training
News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 — A relatively inexpensive...

AHRA and Canon Medical Systems Announce 2017 Putting Patients First Grant Winners
News | Patient Engagement | February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 — The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) and Canon Medical Systems recently...

3D Systems Introduces DICOM to 3-D Printing Functionality at RSNA 2017
News | Medical 3-D Printing | January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 – At the 2017 annual meeting of the ...

RSNA 2017 Celebrates Innovation in Radiology
News | Radiology Imaging | January 15, 2018

January 15, 2018 — The Radiological Society of North America’s...

3-D-Printed Prosthetic Implants Could Improve Treatment for Hearing Loss

Size comparison between 3-D printed prosthesis implant and a penny.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018 — Researchers using...

FDA Announces Final Guidance and Webinar for Technical Considerations for 3-D-Printed Medical Devices
News | Medical 3-D Printing | January 03, 2018

January 3, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the final version of the guidance,...

Philips Announces New 3-D Printing Integration With 3D Systems and Stratasys
News | Medical 3-D Printing | December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 — Philips recently announced agreements with 3D Systems and Stratasys, two global leaders in the...

Philips IntelliSpace Portal 10 Highlighted by New 3-D Modeling Application
Technology | Advanced Visualization | December 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 — Philips announced the debut of IntelliSpace Portal 10, the latest edition of its comprehensive...

Videos | Advanced Visualization | December 07, 2017

Dianna Bardo M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3-D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children's Hospital,...