medical

27 Year Old Tumor Patient Receives 3D Printed Shoulder

June 22, 2015

3D printing, long considered as a technology confined to laboratories and research facilities, has only recently started to find revolutionary applications. The field of medicine is one of the first to benefit from these applications. Last month, we told you about the potential of 3D printing to possibly revolutionize the field of Prosthetics and Implants. […]

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NecropSynth: Anatomical Models for Science & Education

April 15, 2015

We all remember that frog in our biology classroom that we dissected so eagerly to learn about the inner workings of living organisms. However, while the procedure increased our knowledge, it left us with a feeling of guilt for sacrificing the ill-fated frog in the name of education. Dissection of animals (termed necropsy) has been […]

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Hobbes the Three Legged Dog to Receive 3D Printed Leg

April 3, 2015

Over the past decade, additive printing has introduced several new prospects to the field of medicine. The things that were considered science fiction not long ago, have since become reality. Bioprinted Tissues and Organs are visible at the horizon and are giving hope to thousands of patients waiting for organ donations. Recently, however, a new medical prospect […]

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New 3D Printed Leg for Stumpy the Turtle

February 19, 2015

Stumpy is a 12 year old little cute box turtle, whom due to a serious injury, had to have one of her front legs amputated in September last year. In the past this would be the end of the line for a turtle such as stumpy. She would have to find a way to cope with […]

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3D Printed Heart Helps Two Year Old Survive Surgery

February 9, 2015

Additive printing is revolutionizing every branch of science and the medical field is no exception. With prospects such as 3D Printed Organs and Tissues, it is only a matter of time before 3D printing will totally change the field of medicine. While fully functional 3D printed organs are still a few decades away, there are […]

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Book Review: 3D Printing 2nd Edition – Christopher Barnatt

December 14, 2014

Back in April 2014 I read and reviewed the First Edition of 3D Printing by Christopher Barnatt. I was so impressed by the depth and relevance of it’s content that I added it to my top 3D Printing Resources Page, which I’ve just updated to reference this new edition. Like many others who are interested in 3D […]

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