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.

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News | August 18, 2014

August 18, 2014 — Additive manufacturing (3-D printing) company Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) was named the "...

A 3-D printed model.

A 3-D printed model.

News | August 15, 2014

August 15, 2014 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched the NIH 3-D Print Exchange, a public website...

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The University of Arizona is using 3-D printing of pediatric patients chest cavities and organs to confirm if the Syncardia ventricular assist device (VAD) can fit in specific patients.

Feature | May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014 — It is possible to use 3-D printer technology to create some types of customized medical devices on...

Virtual Surgical Planning 3-D Planning Systems Advanced Visualization
News | April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014 — 3D Systems announced that its Medical Modeling Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) technology — the...

Videos | Cardiac Imaging | December 18, 2012

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell highlights the latest advancements that will impact cardiovascular imaging from the 2012...