Medical 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. 

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July 27, 2021 -- Cardiovascular diseases account for 32% of global deaths. Myocardial infarction, or heart attacks, play ...

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Videos | Congenital Heart

Tom Jones, M.D., director, cardiac catheterization laboratories, Seattle Children’s Hospital, explains some of the new ...

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An example of 3-D computer aided design (CAD) software from Materialise being used at Henry Ford Hospital to evaluate left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction from a Sapian TAVR valve virtually implanted in the mitral valve position. Henry Ford uses both 3-D printing and CAD to plan and guide complex structural heart procedures. 
Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | By Dave Fornell, Editor

With increasing complexity of interventional structural heart disease and congenital heart disease interventions, 3-D ...

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September 2, 2020 — Patient-specific organ models are being used by the University of Minnesota to better prepare for ...

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July 16, 2020 — In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3-D printed a functioning ...

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August 8, 2019 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) will ...

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This is a sample of the 3-D printed hearts and coronary anatomy models created from patient CT scans to enable ...

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This 360 degree photo shows Dee Dee Wang, M.D., director of structural heart imaging, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich ...

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May 3, 2019 — Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3-D printing replacement organs with a ...

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As interventional procedures become more complex, one of the biggest issues is the ability of operators to see the devices they are using in the soft tissue anatomy that is mostly invisible under 2-D fluoroscopy. Several companies have developed new navigation aids, including multimodality fusion imaging software from Philips, GE and Siemens. This image shows a new system being developed by Centerline Biomedical. There is a more detailed image below.
Feature | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | Vikash Goel

When Andreas Grüntzig, father of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, approached his cardiac surgeon ...

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April 26, 2019 — A 72-year-old woman from northern Michigan became Henry Ford Health System’s 1,000th patient treated ...

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Figure 1: A computed tomography angiography (CTA) study performed for transcatheter aortic valve replacement planning.  Interventional imagers created and interpret these images as part of the heart team.
Feature | Structural Heart | Nadeen N. Faza, M.D., Dee Dee Wang, M.D., Joao Cavalcante, M.D., Andrew D. Choi, M.D., Jeffrey B. Geske, M.D., and Stephen H. Little, M.D.
Recent months have signaled a new and exciting era in the dynamic world of structural heart disease (SHD). The COAPT ...
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News | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS)

January 16, 2019 – Philips announced that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has chosen to implement the company’s ...

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Technology | Medical 3-D Printing

October 4, 2018 — Three-dimensional printing company Biomodex, which develops organ twins for advanced physician trainin ...

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A 360 degree photo of the 3-D printed models created from cardiac computed tomography (CT) scans displayed in the Vital ...

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