Concept Laser has revealed its LaserCUSING process has been leveraged by a leading player in the craniomaxillofacial (CMF) surgery field to produce patient-specific implants with titanium. more

3 Apr 2017 13:51 News

Stratasys will supply five hospitals in the US with 3D printers, materials and training through this partnership with the US Department of Veteran Affairs. more

16 Mar 2017 16:16 News

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

An Italian research university has adopted Stratasys’ 3D printing technology to enhance its teaching and planning of surgical practices. Previously reliant on the skill and judgement of surgeons the University of Pavia has now embraced 3D technology. more

14 Feb 2017 15:17 News

3D Systems cranial surgery

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3D printer provider, 3D Systems has expanded its Virtual Surgical Planning service to include a virtual planning technique for cranial and craniofacial procedures. The new feature, VSP Cranial, is 510(k) cleared for use in the operating room. more

23 Jan 2017 15:09 News

3D printed kidney

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Physicians at the University of Rochester Medical Centre (URMC) have used 3D printers to develop fabricated artificial organs that can even physically bleed when cut. These 3D models are said to be incredibly realistic and mimic the real thing. more

30 Nov 2016 09:26 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

How surgeons at the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute are using Somos materials and Stratasys Direct Manufacturing 3D printing skills to improve heart surgery. more


One of the forerunners of 3D printing in the medical sector, Materialise, invest significant amounts in expansion stateside. more

4 Dec 2015 12:33 Services

Doctors use 3D printed hear model to aid life-changing surgery on 5-year old Mia Gonzales at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. more

8 Oct 2015 15:07 News

3D printed trachea replica to feature in 3D Printing In Action exhibit at TCT Show + Personalize. more

29 Sep 2015 09:03 formnext powered by tct

Argentinian patient able to lead normal life again after titanium cranial implant made with additive manufacturing helped him recover from stroke related surgery. more

12 May 2015 11:07 News

3D Systems expands range of planning and personalised medical solutions with new training modules and simulators. more

14 Apr 2015 11:34 News


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

EnvisionTEC and 3Shape partner up to provide dentists with cost-effective solution for 3D printing pre-surgery drill guides. more

27 Feb 2015 09:49 News

3D printed model plays crucial role in 26 hour surgery to separate conjoined twins at Texas Children's Hospital. more

24 Feb 2015 14:36 News

The development of new and cutting-edge materials goes hand in hand with new and cutting-edge processes, which is why Replica 3DM believes it is revolutionising surgery with innovative polymers and inert plastics using 3D printing. more

31 Dec 2014 11:00 News

Neurosurgeons at Boston Children's Hospital printed an exact replica of Grace's brain before operating in order to perform surgery twice but only cut once. more

19 Dec 2014 12:24 News

3D printing services, training and consultation will enable surgeons to address individual patient needs. more

2 Dec 2014 09:44 News

Medical applications make up some of the most innovative, impactful and immediate applications for 3D technologies, including 3D scanning, 3D printing and more. Andy Christensen of 3D Systems explores the topic for TCT. more

12 Nov 2014 15:16