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. 

Clear detail of the in-stent restenosis can be seen in this image from the new high-resolution Canon Precision CT system. RSNA 2017, #RSNA2017, #RSNA17

Clear detail of the in-stent restenosis can be seen in this image from the new high-resolution Canon Aquilion Precision CT system.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 23, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Medical imaging plays a key role in cardiology, and most of the newest radiology technology advances are first...

FDA Announces Final Guidance and Webinar for Technical Considerations for 3-D-Printed Medical Devices
News | 3-D Printing | January 03, 2018

January 3, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the final version of the guidance,...

Philips Announces New 3-D Printing Integration With 3D Systems and Stratasys
News | 3-D Printing | December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 — Philips recently announced agreements with 3D Systems and Stratasys, two global leaders in the...

Videos | Advanced Visualization | December 07, 2017

Dianna Bardo M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3-D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children's Hospital,...

Videos | 3-D Printing | November 17, 2017

Dee Dee Wang, M.D., Director, Structural Heart Imaging at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, explains how her center uses...

German Hospital Plans Life-Saving Vascular Surgeries With 3-D Printing

Transparent Stratasys 3-D-printed model of a patient-specific aortic arch, used by the University Hospital Mainz to practice complex endovascular surgeries. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

News | 3-D Printing | November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 — Stratasys Ltd. announced that surgeons at the University of Mainz Cardiothoracic and Vascular...

Materialise Announces Start of Pre-Market Phase for Mitral Valve Planning
News | 3-D Printing | October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 — Entering their pre-market phase of development, Materialise is working with select U.S. and EU...

Dee Dee Wang runs Henry Ford Hospital's 3D printing lab for its complex structural heart cardiology program.

Dee Dee Wang, M.D., runs Henry Ford Hospital's 3-D printing lab that supports its complex structural heart program.

Feature | 3-D Printing | October 13, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Three-dimensional (3-D) printed anatomic models created from a patient’s computed tomography (CT), magnetic...

GE Additive and Stryker Announce Additive Manufacturing Partnership
News | 3-D Printing | July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 — GE Additive and Stryker have entered a partnership agreement to support Stryker’s growth in...

3d printing can aid procedural navigation in transcatheter tricuspid procedures
News | 3-D Printing | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 – Structural heart interventions are increasingly applied in patients with severe tricuspid...

Innovative Cardiovascular Ultrasound Solutions Showcased at ASE 28th Annual Scientific Sessions
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 01, 2017

June 1, 2017 — More than 50 companies and organizations will display their latest products and services at the...

3-D-printed Model of Stenotic Intracranial Artery Enables Vessel-Wall MRI Standardization
News | 3-D Printing | April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 — A collaboration between stroke neurologists at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and...

3-D Printed Patch Can Help Mend a ‘Broken’ Heart

This photo shows the 3D-bioprinted cell patch in comparison to a mouse heart. When the patch was placed on a live mouse following a simulated heart attack, the researchers saw significant increase in functional capacity after just four weeks. Image courtesy of Patrick O’Leary, University of Minnesota.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 — A team of biomedical engineering researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has created a...

Stratasys, 3DHEART trial, open enrollment, 3-D printed pediatric heart models
News | 3-D Printing | March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017 — Stratasys Ltd. announced last week enrollment is now open for 3DHEART, an investigator-initiated...

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