Building Evidence for 3D Printing Applications in Medicine

By SME | Materialise Jos Vander Sloten, PhD, Chairman, Leuven Medical Technology Centre Filip Stockmans, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, KU Leuven Andy Christensen, LimbForge Robert J. Morrison, MD, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Sam Onukuri, Sr Fellow & Head, 3D Printing & Read More »

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ETH Zürich – Testing a Soft Artificial Heart

By Franziska Schmid | ETH News ETH researchers from the Functional Materials Laboratory have developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart. In collaboration with colleagues from the Product Development Group Zurich, they have tested how well it works. It looks like Read More »

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Renishaw Contributes to Pioneering Canadian Medical Design Centre

  Global engineering and scientific technologies company Renishaw is contributing to a new medical centre in London, Canada. The centre, Additive DEsign In Surgical Solutions (ADEISS) is the result of a partnership between Western University, the London Medical Network and Renishaw. The centre will focus Read More »

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EOS Releases EOSTATE Exposure OT: Optical Tomography (OT) for Real-Time Monitoring of Metal-Based Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Continued optimisation: camera-based monitoring of the build process, significantly cutting quality assurance costs Krailling, June 19, 2017 – EOS, the world’s leading technology provider for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, is expanding its EOSTATE monitoring suite to include an additional tool. EOSTATE Exposure Read More »

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3D Systems Announces New Certified Partner Program to Accelerate its Industry-Leading Precision Healthcare Offering for Medical Device Manufacturing

rms Company named first certified medical device manufacturing partner rms Company to receive preferred access to experts from 3D Systems and plans to exclusively use 3D Systems’ platforms for manufacturing medical implants ROCK HILL, South Carolina, June 14, 2017 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced Read More »

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Materialise 3D Imaging and Printing Improve Clinical Trial Outcomes

Enhanced patient screening and patient planning improve efficiency and outcomes of clinical trials PLYMOUTH, MICH., June 14, 2017 –Cardiovascular medical device developers and clinicians are often required to conduct clinical trials for their devices and proceduresto ensure they will perform safely and effectively across their Read More »

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Materialise Course to Demonstrate How to Implement 3D Printing in Hospitals

Participants will collaborate with and learn about the future of 3D printing in hospitals from leading institutions including Mayo Clinic, Boston Children’s Hospital and The Ottawa Hospital PLYMOUTH, Michigan – June 8, 2017 – Hospitals across the country have the same goal: providing the best Read More »

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Exclusive – Stratasys Direct Manufacturing at the Forefront of Additive Manufacturing in Medicine

  Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, based in Valencia, California, and a division of Stratasys, provided 3D printed brain, skull and aneurysm models to the St. Louis University Department of Neurological Surgery in support of a recent study to quantify how advanced manufacturing technologies, like additive manufacturing, Read More »

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Redesigning Medical Instruments Using 3D Metal Printing

By Concept Laser 3D metal printing helps surgeons to perform heart operation New medical instruments for cardiology Less risk in heart operations Lichtenfels (Germany), May 12, 2017: Additive manufacturing methods of 3D printing are increasingly opening up new paths in medical technology. Alex Berry, founder Read More »

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Walk This Way: 3D Printing Drives New Advancements in Foot Orthotics

Patients become more independent, increasingly mobile, and highly active with 3D printing VALENCIA, Calif.– May 01, 2017–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Millions of people worldwide are impacted by debilitating foot pain, making it difficult to accomplish such daily activities as climbing stairs or taking a walk. Enter 3D printing. Read More »

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