3D Printed Heart Model Helps Change Grim Prognosis for 5-Year-Old Mia Gonzalez

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Five-year-old Mia Gonzalez has always suffered from breathing issues which limited her ability to function as a normal child. Doctors discovered a rare heart malformation known as double aortic arch. The condition causes restricted airflow due to the entanglement of an extra vascular ring around eit … [Read more...]

OpHeart: 3D Printing is the Game-Changer for Infant Heart Surgery


OpHeart, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide the best possible care for children born with life-threatening heart defects, has become a crusader for normalizing 3D printing medical practices across health care institutions. OpHeart’s founder, Anne Garcia, is spearheading fundraising effort … [Read more...]

New Compact Dental 3D Printer Brings Big Versatility to Smaller Labs


Once again Stratasys is expanding the world of digital dentistry with a dental 3D printer that sets new standards for price and performance. The new, affordable Objet30 Dental Prime levels the playing field for smaller labs by bringing professional quality digital dentistry applications right to the … [Read more...]

Student 3D Prints Life-changing Baby Bottle for Preemies

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Ravid Koriat, a recent graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, used personal inspiration for her final project in Industrial Design. A conversation with her sister-in-law about the challenges of nursing and pumping “mother’s milk” prompted Koriat to design a new style of fee … [Read more...]

Stratasys’ 3D Printing of Prosthetic Devices Spurs Innovation for Veterans at VA Make-a-thon


The VA Innovation Creation Series: Prosthetic and Assistive Technologies Challenge welcomed 125 designers, engineers, students, teachers and veterans to the make-a-thon event held in Richmond, Virginia, last week. Fourteen Stratasys FDM-based 3D printers, ranging from MakerBots to the Fortus 450mc,[Read more...]

Stratasys 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm Helps Annika Meet New Challenges… and Winter the Dolphin!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guFBbs-gn74 Annika Emmert was born with amniotic banding, resulting in a shorter right arm and a hand that did not form properly.  Her arm was shaped at a 45 degree angle, requiring surgery to straighten it before her first birthday in order to prepare the limb … [Read more...]

Magic Arms Starts Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Kids Move Their Arms with Stratasys 3D Printed Orthotics

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Over 50,000 children in the U.S., and more than 500,000 children worldwide, suffer from rare diseases and conditions that prevent them from using their arms. They can’t hug their parents, brush their teeth, feed themselves, or blow bubbles. Magic Arms, a Minnesota-based non-profit, wants to help the[Read more...]

Veteran’s Essential Tremor Addressed By Stratasys with 3D Printed Glove at VA Innovation Creation Event

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Experience the magic of a make-a-thon event in this brief video filmed at the Prosthetics and Assistive Technology Challenge. The two-day event, which is held by the VA (US Department of Veterans Affairs) in collaboration with Stratasys, brings together veterans, designers, 3D printers and 3D printi … [Read more...]

Brazilian Soccer Star Kaká Gives 6-Year Old Boy Bionic Hand Created by Limbitless Using Stratasys 3D Printer

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Kids pursuing their passions provide terrific inspiration for the team at Limbitless Solutions. Working out of a lab at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Limbitless Solutions creates individualized 3D printed bionic limbs for children that match both their anatomy and personality. These fanta … [Read more...]

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


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...]