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...]

Some Straight Talk (and a Round Award) for 3D Printing in Orthodontics

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3D printing is becoming increasingly popular with dentists, but an even greater percentage of orthodontists are prepared to make the leap to digitizing their “shops” – or they already have! The compact Objet30 OrthoDesk, award-winning digital dental workhorse Objet Eden260V and the just launched Obj … [Read more...]

What Today’s Brain Surgeons are Learning from 3D Printing

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Creating realistic models as surgical guides for planning complex medical procedures is one of the most life-changing applications of 3D printing. One of the greatest proponents of 3D printed biomedical models is the Centre for Biomedical Technology Integration (CBMTI), affiliated with the Universit[Read more...]

Two New Reasons To Smile About 3D Printing for Digital Dentistry

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Today we are introducing the Objet Eden260V Dental Advantage 3D Printer for dental and orthodontic labs. We are also  introducing the VeroGlaze dental material for natural looking dental models with A2 teeth color shade, plus  fine details and resolution. Now these are good reasons to smile! Thes … [Read more...]

Meet Avi Cohen, Digital Dentistry’s Biggest Evangelist

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We sat down with Avi Cohen, Director of Global Dental at Stratasys, to find out how 3D printing technology is having an impact on dental treatments and the broader industry Avi Cohen is a 3D printing veteran, joining Stratasys (then Objet) in 1999. He’s witnessed the sweeping transition from hand … [Read more...]