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.

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 (SCCT...
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 in...
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...
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Prints First 3-D Heart Using Multiple Imaging Techniques

Image courtesy of Spectrum Health

News | Radiology Imaging | June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015 - Congenital heart experts...
CT System
News | June 24, 2015
Texas Children's Hospital successfully separated Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata in late February, completing one...
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 Suite...
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. Garrett...
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 change...
News | April 22, 2015
April 22, 2015 — 3D Systems announced that a 20-month-old toddler is breathing and swallowing easier thanks to a team...
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 helped...
Feature | March 03, 2015
March 3, 2015 — A study being presented at the Society of...
3-D printing, medical industry, advanced visualization, 2020
News | February 27, 2015
February 27, 2015 — In a new report, SmarTech Markets Publishing forecasts shipments of...
3-D printing, tracheal reconstruction, STS, Goldstein, 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, with their MakerBot Replicator desktop 3-D printer that they used to 3-D print cartilage to repair tracheal damage.

Feature | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — Three-dimensional (3-D) printing can...
3-D printing, eyesight, tumor, Michael Balzer, wife
News | January 19, 2015
January 19, 2015 — When his wife was misdiagnosed, Michael Balzer used...
3-D printing, advanced visualization, Yale-OPM joint research program

Image courtesy of OPM

News | January 15, 2015
January 15, 2015 — Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM) announced the commencement of an extensive joint research...
ECRI 2015 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List, 3-D printing, Telemedicine

Image courtesy of ECRI

News | January 13, 2015
January 13, 2015 — ECRI Institute’s 2015 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List, available as a free public service,...
Columbia University Medical Center, 3-D printing, meniscus implant
Feature | December 17, 2014
December 17, 2014 ­— Columbia University Medical Center researchers have devised a way to replace the meniscus using a...
Fujifilm Synapse 3D, 3-D models, 3-D printing, RSNA 2014

Photo courtesy of Fujifilm

News | December 03, 2014
December 3, 2014 — Fujifilm will showcase the ability of Synapse 3-D and discuss how radiologists use...