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.

Materialise, Mimics Care Suite, 3-D printing in hospitals
News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 03, 2016

March 3, 2016 — Materialise NV announced the launch of the Materialise Mimics Care Suite, a full suite of software...

Stratasys Ltd., 3-D printing, HIMSS 2016

Neurosurgeons training on anatomically accurate Stratasys 3-D-printed models that incorporate soft and hard tissue. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 01, 2016

March 1, 2016 — Stratasys Ltd., the 3-D...

Kaiba Gionfriddo, Materialise, TRS, University of Michigan, partnerships, 3D-printed tracheal splints

Kaibba Gionfriddo, one of the children suffering from TBM who was treated with a 3D-printed tracheal splint at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan

News | Medical 3-D Printing | January 05, 2016

January 5, 2016 — In December, Materialise announced a partnership with Tissue Regeneration Systems (TRS) to...

Materialise, Mimics Innovation Suite, U.S. expansion, 3-D printing

Ariana Smith, a 17-year-old Taylor, Mich., teen, became the first patient at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, a part of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and the first in Michigan, to benefit from a revolutionary 3-D printed heart model, produced by Materialise that helped heart specialists in selecting the right tools for her treatment.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | December 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 — Citing increased use of its Materialise Mimics Innovation Suite in hospitals and other clinical...

Stratasys and Vital Images Partner on 3-D Printing

An example of a 3-D printed aortic valve with calcified areas highlighted in blue that Vital exhibited as the types of on-demand 3-D printing that can be done with its new service.

Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | December 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 — Vital Images Inc. announced a partnership with Stratasys Ltd., a 3-D printing and additive...

3-D printing, CT dataset, conjoined twins, surgical separation, physical model

3-D color segmentation of CT data with 3-D model used to help separate the conjoined twins.

Feature | Advanced Visualization | December 02, 2015

December 2, 2015 — A combination of detailed...

Daniel A. Grande, Ph.D., director of the orthopedic research laboratory at the Feinstein Institute, and Todd Goldstein, an investigator at the Feinstein Institute

Daniel A. Grande, Ph.D., director of the orthopedic research laboratory at the Feinstein Institute, and Todd Goldstein, an investigator at the Feinstein Institute, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, utilized the MakerBot Replicator desktop 3-D printer to 3-D print cartilage to repair tracheal damage.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | September 09, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis

In many ways, medical imaging is the backbone of the entire healthcare industry. Medical professionals can only...

Philips, Ultimaker, MRI scans, 3-D printing, replicas, ISMRM
News | Medical 3-D Printing | August 13, 2015

August 13, 2015 —In an effort to demonstrate how...

FFR-CT,

An example of FFR-CT, which uses supercomputing algorithms to determine a virtual assessment of hemodynamic flow through all coronary artery segments. 

Blog | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 07, 2015

Here is a recap of some of the top trends and new technology at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 07, 2015

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shares some of the most innovative new technologies shown on the expo floor and discusses...

4WEB Medical, orthopedic implant, first, Australia
News | Medical 3-D Printing | August 06, 2015

August 6, 2015 — 4WEB Medical, provider of 3-D printed orthopedic implants, announced its first Australian patient-...

Videos | Medical 3-D Printing | August 05, 2015

Interview with Dee Dee Wang, M.D., FACC, FASE, advanced structural heart imaging staff cardiologist, Henry Ford...

CT System
News | June 24, 2015

Texas Children's Hospital successfully separated Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata in late February, completing...

Multicolor model of a congenital heart defect.

Multicolor model of a congenital heart defect.

Technology | June 03, 2015

June 3, 2015 - Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Materialise announces the launch of the latest Mimics Innovation...

Holographic Optical Technologies, Kickstarter, Voxgram, Voxbox Pro, hologram
News | May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 — Holographic Optical Technologies has made its Voxgram...

Kaiba Gionfriddo

Feature | April 30, 2015

Kaiba was just a newborn when he turned blue because his little lungs weren’t getting the oxygen they needed....

Videos | Information Technology | April 23, 2015

DAIC/ITN Editor Dave Fornell shows examples of new healthcare IT technology at the 2015 HIMSS meeting that will...

News | April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 — 3D Systems announced that a 20-month-old toddler is breathing and swallowing easier thanks to a...

Steven Keating, MIT, brain tumor, 3-D printing, patient access, medical data

MIT graduate student Steven Keating holds a 3-D-printed copy of his cancerous astrocytoma brain tumor. It was printed by Keating with data from Brigham and Women's Hospital. Image courtesy of Paula Aguilera and Jonathan William.

Feature | April 10, 2015

An MIT graduate student’s research into 3-D printing...