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.

TeraRecon, WhiteClouds, 3-D printing, 3D Print Packs, RSNA 2016
News | Advanced Visualization | November 15, 2016

November 15, 2016 — TeraRecon, together with full-color...

3-D pringing

A 3-D printed model of conjoined twins that was used to help guide surgeons to plan a separation procedure and help navigate the anatomy once in surgery. This case was late-breaking news highlighted at RSNA 2015.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | November 01, 2016 | By Dave Fornell

Science fiction offers a lot of ideas for creating new body parts on demand, and the advancement of 3-D printing (...

3-D printing, aortic valve model, aortic stenosis, Cleveland Clinic, ASE 2016

Image courtesy of Henry Ford Hospital.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016 – While 3-D printing has...

Artec 3D, Artec Studio 11, 3-D printing
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | June 02, 2016

June 2, 2016 — Artec 3D, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3-D hardware and software, announced the...

Johns Hopkins, 3-D printing, bone scaffold, additive manufacturing

A sample 3-D printed scaffold that matches the lower jaw of a female patient. Image courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 — To make a good framework for filling in missing bone, mix at least 30 percent pulverized natural bone...

3d printing, conjoined twins

A 3-D printed model of conjoined twins that was used to help guide surgeons to plan a separation procedure and help navigate the anatomy once in surgery. This case was late-breaking news highlighted at RSNA 2015.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | May 24, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Science fiction offers a lot of ideas for creating new body parts on demand, and the advancement of 3-D printing (...

News | Enterprise Imaging | April 08, 2016

April 8, 2016 — Mach7 Technologies and 3D Medical announced the completion of their...

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, 3-D printed skull, surgery planning, University of Michigan

A 3-D model of a patient’s skull helped doctors prepare for surgery to remove a rare, high-stage tumor. Image courtesy of University of Michigan Health System.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | April 06, 2016

April 6, 2016 — Doctors at the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital recently used...

Planmeca ProModel, 3-D printing, first Nordic facial tissue transplant procedure

Image courtesy of Planmeca

News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 04, 2016

March 4, 2016 — The first facial tissue transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries was performed...

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-...