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TCT looks at how 3D Systems' Virtual Surgical Planning system is enhancing jaw surgery. Read more

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Osseus Fusion Systems spine implant

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Osseus Fusion System's FDA-cleared 3D printed titanium spinal implants have been successfully implemented for the first time by Joseph Spine, a centre for spine and scoliosis surgery. Read more

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Stratasys and Materialise are pooling together their PolyJet technology and FDA-cleared Mimics inPrint software to better enable medical professionals to leverage 3D printing for anatomical models. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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

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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. Read more

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

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

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

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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. Read more

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

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

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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. Read more

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