3D printing in medicine

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Featured image of Tonkin Liu Architects Develop Stent for Tracheal Transplant Patients
Oct 18, 2018
Tonkin Liu Architects Develop Stent for Tracheal Transplant Patients
Featured image of Student 3D Bioprints Cancer Cells to Improve Treatments
Aug 23, 2018
Student 3D Bioprints Cancer Cells to Improve Treatments
Featured image of iFix 3D Printing BioPen Receives $1.1 Million in Funding
Aug 21, 2018
iFix 3D Printing BioPen Receives $1.1 Million in Funding
Featured image of TU Wien Researchers 3D Print Artificial Placental Barrier on a Chip
Aug 16, 2018
TU Wien Researchers 3D Print Artificial Placental Barrier on a Chip
Featured image of Kasturba Hospital’s 3D Printing Facility Gives Artificial Limbs to Children
Jul 29, 2018
Kasturba Hospital’s 3D Printing Facility Gives Artificial Limbs to Children
Featured image of ClearCaps Dental Alignment Expands 3D Printer Fleet with Structo Machines
Jul 4, 2018
ClearCaps Dental Alignment Expands 3D Printer Fleet with Structo Machines
Featured image of Explore Your MRI Data With a Tablet, Vive Tracker, and a 3D Printed Adapter
Jun 25, 2018
Explore Your MRI Data With a Tablet, Vive Tracker, and a 3D Printed Adapter
Featured image of BioLife4D Successfully 3D Prints Human Cardiac Patch
Jun 25, 2018
BioLife4D Successfully 3D Prints Human Cardiac Patch
Featured image of Father 3D Prints Orthoses for his Son, Now Helps Others
Jun 18, 2018
Father 3D Prints Orthoses for his Son, Now Helps Others
Featured image of WASP Donates 3D Printing Laboratory for Prosthetics to Syrian University
Jun 8, 2018
WASP Donates 3D Printing Laboratory for Prosthetics to Syrian University
Featured image of Tumeric Combined with 3D Printed Bone Scaffolds Prompt Growth
May 8, 2018
Tumeric Combined with 3D Printed Bone Scaffolds Prompt Growth
Featured image of This Portable 3D Skin Printer Can Cover and Heal Wounds
May 7, 2018
This Portable 3D Skin Printer Can Cover and Heal Wounds
Featured image of 3D Printed Dentures Filled with Drugs to Fight Infection
Apr 26, 2018
3D Printed Dentures Filled with Drugs to Fight Infection
Featured image of 3D Printed Surgical Needle Inspired by Honey Bee Stingers
Apr 25, 2018
3D Printed Surgical Needle Inspired by Honey Bee Stingers
Featured image of Printable Body Tissue with Personalized Bio-Inks Boost Healing Potential
Apr 24, 2018
Printable Body Tissue with Personalized Bio-Inks Boost Healing Potential
Featured image of Aether Launches Artificial Intelligence 3D Organ Printing Software
Apr 12, 2018
Aether Launches Artificial Intelligence 3D Organ Printing Software
Featured image of This 3D Printed Wearable Can Monitor Stomach Activity
Apr 11, 2018
This 3D Printed Wearable Can Monitor Stomach Activity
Featured image of Getting to The Heart of the Matter with 3D Printing
Apr 9, 2018
Getting to The Heart of the Matter with 3D Printing
Featured image of New Research on Benefits of 3D printing in a Trauma Hospital
Apr 5, 2018
New Research on Benefits of 3D printing in a Trauma Hospital
Featured image of Bandages that Stay on Your Joints Thanks to 3D Printing and Kirigami
Apr 2, 2018
Bandages that Stay on Your Joints Thanks to 3D Printing and Kirigami

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Featured image of 3D printed prosthetics for animals: Not as common as you think
3D printed animal prosthetics
3D printed prosthetics for animals: Not as common as you think

Dieter Pfaff is a specialist among specialists. As an animal orthopedist he can help pets to lead a normal life again.

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3D Printing Industry Analysis
Gartner’s 3D Printing Hype Curve: The Best is Yet to Come

Again, Gartner has analyzed the 3D printing market. Their conclusion: 3D Printing has a bright future - but some sections will have to wait.

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Bioprinting
3D Bioprinting: A Brief Introduction

Bioprinting takes organic materials to form tissues and organs. Find out what‘s possible in this fascinating medical field today.

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Fact or Fiction?
Guide to 3D Bioprinting and 3D Printed Organs

Is bioprinting more than a buzzword for tech enthusiasts and investors? Abd what’s the status on 3D printing organs? Here’s an overview on one of the most 'human' 3D printing use cases.

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Healing with Feeling
How to 3D Print a Lightweight Wrist Brace

If you've ever broken your hand, you'll know of the pain of wearing an uncomfortable wrist brace. 3D printing to the rescue!

Featured image of Father 3D Prints Orthoses for his Son, Now Helps Others
Unstoppable Nik!
Father 3D Prints Orthoses for his Son, Now Helps Others

When Matej Vlašič was told that his son, Nik, who is afflicted with cerebral palsy, may never sit up, he began looking for a way to give him the best life possible regardless. With a little help from 3D printing and physical therapy, Nik can now not only sit up but also walk, cycle and dance. Vlašič has now set up aNImaKe, a company to help other parents in a similar situation.

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Heartbeats
This 3D Printed Stethoscope is Medical-Grade and Costs $3

Dr. Tarek Loubani developed a 3D printed stethoscope which can be made using recycled plastic in 3 hours for just $3. The device is especially useful in low-income countries which have little access to diagnostic tools.

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Open Source
3D Bioprinting For Just $1000

DIY Bioprinting is a great, cost-effective way for smaller labs get started in Biotech. Here’s an overview of what’s happening in the open source 3D bioprinting scene.

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3D Printing helps
20 Great 3D Prints for Easy Accessibility

There is no denying that 3D printing is making our lives easier, below are some of the best inventions which can help you out on a daily basis either in a big or small way.

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Hip-pie Movement
3D Printed Titanium Hips that Last Longer with Less Pain

Porous 3D printed titanium hips can mimic the quality of real bones, and potentially extend the life of a hip replacement.

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Got Your Back
3D Printed Corset for Scoliosis Could Give Better Treatment

Patients with scoliosis can soon expect greatly improved spinal braces made with 3D printing technology instead of plaster molding.

Featured image of Woman Receives 3D Printed Skull Implant After Brain Tumor Removal
3D Printed Medical Miracle
Woman Receives 3D Printed Skull Implant After Brain Tumor Removal

A British twenty-year-old underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor and received a 3D printed skull implant after complications.

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Pinky and the Brain
How To Turn an MRI Into a 3D Printed Brain

One maker shares the story behind his 3D Printed Brain, and gives step-by-step instructions for turning any MRI into a printed creation.

Featured image of Students Develop 3D Printed Assistive Devices for Veterans
Augmented Activities
Students Develop 3D Printed Assistive Devices for Veterans

College students in Cleveland, Ohio have designed and 3D printed assistive devices for disabled veterans according to their desires.

Featured image of Expectant Parents Can Now Get a 3D Printed Model of their Unborn Child
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Expectant Parents Can Now Get a 3D Printed Model of their Unborn Child