Human heart

Stratasys is now accepting enrolments for 3DHEART, an investigator-initiated trial to explore the benefits of using 3D-printed heart models in pre-op planning. Stratasys will provide in-kind support by printing models to be used in the trial. more

9 Mar 2017 10:23 News

Nate Yamane was born in June 2015 with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) with pulmonary atresia, causing him to have trouble breathing straight from birth. Last month a cardiologist in Los Angeles used 3D technology to repair his right pulmonary artery. more

14 Feb 2017 12:27 News

3D heart model with congenial abnormalities

3D Systems

International experts will discuss the use of holograms and 3D printing for cardiovascular imaging at the annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging in Leipzig, Germany from 7 - 10 December 2016. more

8 Nov 2016 15:01 News

Surgeons at Miami Children’s Hospital saved a young girl’s life using a 3D-printed heart model which helped to visualise a complex operation. Adaenelie, aged four, suffered from total anomalous pulmonary venous connection, a congenital heart disease. more

4 Nov 2016 12:30 News

Editor, Daniel O'Connor visited the opening of the Under the Microscope exhibit at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital to see how 3D printing is improving communication between patients and doctors. more

4 May 2016 15:00 Daniel O'Connor's Blog


Children's Hospital of Michigan.

A teenage girl at the Children's Hospital of Michigan has become the first person in the state to be treated for a life threatening aneurysm with the help of a 3D printed heart model. more

31 Mar 2015 15:47 News

After possibly one of THE most emotional speeches ever given at a conference by Steven Levine was joined on stage by CEO Bernard Charles to announce some exciting news. more

13 Nov 2014 18:56 Daniel O'Connor's Blog 2 Comments

Materialise gets Class 1 approval for pre-surgery planning device. more

10 Oct 2014 09:45 News

Materialise helps helps 16-year-old patient with a heart tumour by creating a 3D printed HeartPrint model. more

16 Sep 2014 16:01 News

A realistic human heart has been 3D printed at Nottingham Trent University to help teach trainee doctors and surgeons. more

8 Sep 2014 15:49 News