Lightweight Leg Brace Cost-Effectively Customized for Perfect Fit with Stratasys 3D Printing

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Braces or splints are a part of life for many who have experienced serious illness or injury. Widely used to support limbs which cannot take a person’s full weight, the design of braces seems to be in desperate need of a makeover. Or Steiner, an industrial designer, applied his training and experien … [Read more...]

3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

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“Orbit” is the term surgeons use for the eye socket.  The most common types of orbital fracture are orbital floor (blow-out) fracture due to sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents or hits from direct blunt objects. Any orbital-related surgery involving implants is complex and lengthy, since eac … [Read more...]

3D Printed Heart Models Helping Doctors Optimize Surgical Plans for Complex Operations

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A team of doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are exploring new avenues to improve surgical preparations and patient care. The hospital recently partnered with the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) to produce a 3D printed heart model of … [Read more...]

Dental Pros Get Better Process Control, Lower Model Costs With New Objet Eden 260VS Dental Advantage 3D Printer

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As the dental market becomes more competitive, dental professionals are seeking new technologies to meet their business needs and increase profitability. For those eager to do almost everything on a 3D printer, the new Objet Eden260VS Dental Advantage 3D Printer is here in the nick of time. Lau … [Read more...]

3D Printed Surgical Models Improving Implant Surgery While Saving Time and Money in Twelve UK Hospitals

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To understand why 3D printed surgical guides are making such an impact on medical procedures, you need look no further than Replica 3DM. This innovative supplier of medical and commercial 3D printed models is using its Stratasys 3D Printers to support 12 UK National Health Service (NHS) hospi … [Read more...]

Stratasys Helps Put a New Face on Transplant Surgery

Pre-operative soft tissue model produced on the Objet500 Connex3 Multi-material Color 3D Printer using flexible TangoPlus Material

The impact of Stratasys 3D printing on medical procedures is nothing short of revolutionary. From surgical guides to organ models that reduce surgery times and improve accuracy, we hear of new breakthroughs nearly every day. Among the most dramatic is a full facial transplant based on 3D printing. … [Read more...]

UCF Uses Stratasys 3D Printing to Create Life-Changing Prosthetic Arm for Six-Year Old

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University of Central Florida (UCF) engineering students have developed a robotic arm for 6-year-old Alex Pring, using a Dimension Elite 3D Printer by Stratasys. Born without his right arm, Pring always dreamed of climbing trees or shaking hands. His dreams came true thanks to UCF engineering stu … [Read more...]

The Happy Tail of Oreo and His 3D Printed Patella

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Oreo, a six year old dog residing in Canada, suffered a dislocated left hind patella. The patella was surgically removed to relieve the pain, but the beloved mixed breed pup developed a limp after surgery which left him unable to run and play. Oreo’s veterinarian contacted the Orthopaedic Inn[Read more...]

From Auto Racing to Fashion and Everything in Between, Stratasys Shines at London 3D Printshow

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The third annual London 3D Printshow wrapped up Saturday. This year’s show highlighted the artistic aspects of 3D printing in the Art Gallery section, in collaboration with show sponsor Adobe, as well as a Music Room filled with 3D printed instruments for visitors to test. A Hospital Area featured a … [Read more...]

3D Printing Reconstructs a 12-Year-Old Boy’s Skull After Grave Injury From Accident

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In 2007, medical DT3D representatives aided in the skull reconstruction of a 12-year-old boy who had been gravely injured in an accident. The challenge was not only to rebuild part of the cranium but to allow for the child’s continued growth. DT3D researcher Peter Yoshito Noritomi explained, “If we … [Read more...]