3D printing has played a pivotal role in breakthroughs in the field of medicine. These breakthroughs are saving lives, and here we take an in-depth look at some of the ways 3D printing in medicine is making history.
3D printing has opened the way for advancements in many fields, including 3D printing prosthetic hands. Combining affordability with precise technology, these promising projects are working to make these prosthetic hands even more accessible to those who need them, changing hundreds if not thousands of lives.
Elementary school student Julian Caraballo wanted to play violin and become part of his school's band, and he didn't let a birth defect on his right hand stop him. Instead, three students from Drexel University helped him achieve his dream with a 3D printed prosthetic device.
A Wyoming family's pet peacock lost its foot from frostbite, the owners went searching for help on Reddit. One random user decided to design and 3D print a prosthetic device for the majestic bird, giving it a better chance at leading a quality life.
Researchers from Western University have developed a functional prototype of a new tremor suppression glove. This device aims to provide more independence to patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
Stratasys is partnering with Dassault Systèmes to supply Unlimited Tomorrow with 3D printing and CAD software dedicated to producing affordable, patient-specific prosthetic devices.