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3D Printing: Medical Applications Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World 3D Printing - Medical category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

3D Printing: Medical Applications Publications

2018-05-30 : 3D Printed Copy of Your Brain and Skull : 3D printing technique enables faster, better, and cheaper models of patient specific medical data for research and diagnosis.

2018-04-04 : 3D Form Changing Intelligent Printing - Smart Ink Adds 4th Dimension : Form changing intelligent 4D printing provides low-cost alternative to printing precision parts for use ranging from biomedicine to energy industry.

2018-03-26 : Students Create 3D Printed Robot Prosthetic Limb for Amputees : University of Manchester students have designed and built a 3D printed, low-cost robotic prosthetic hand that could provide a much cheaper alternative for amputees.

2018-01-17 : Ultra-thin Optical Fibers Provide Way to Print 3D Microstructures : A thin optical fiber can be used to create microscopic structures with laser-based 3D printing that could be used with an endoscope to fabricate tiny biocompatible structures directly into tissue inside the body.

2018-01-11 : 3D Printing Super Soft Structures That Replicate Brain and Lungs : New 3D printing technique allows researchers to replicate biological structures, which could be used for tissue regeneration and replica organs.

2017-11-29 : 3D Printed Shoes Make Life Easier for Kids with Disabilities : Entrepreneur Melissa Fuller from the UNSW Michael Crouch Innovation Centre is 3D-printing low-cost mobility braces for children with disabilities.

2017-09-21 : Surgeons Practice Brain Surgery on 3D Printed Brain Models : 3D printed brain allows surgeons to practice and get a feel for the anatomy for a fraction of the cost of a computer simulation.

2016-06-23 : 3D Printing Stem Cells - New Bio-ink Created : New stem cell-containing bio ink allows 3D printing of living tissue could eventually allow the production of complex tissues for surgical implants.

2016-03-16 : 3D Bioprinting Ink Contains Human Cells : Producing cartilage tissue by 3D bioprinting ink containing human cells, development could lead to precisely printed implants to heal damaged noses, ears and knees.

2016-02-26 : 3D Printed Braille Maps for Blind and Visually Impaired : Using a 3D printer to create braille maps to help blind and visually impaired people navigate.

2016-02-17 : 3D Printing Replacement Tissue Proven Feasible : Precision 3D printing makes a promising method for replicating complex body tissues and organs.

2016-02-09 : 3D Printed Liver Tissue for Drug Screening : Engineers have 3D-printed a tissue that closely mimics the human livers sophisticated structure and function.

2016-02-08 : Scaffold-Free 3D Bioprinting Method Now Available In U.S. & Canada : Advanced Kenzan Method tissue-engineering services now available in North America using new three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting.

2016-02-01 : 3D Printing Healthcare Market Expected to Reach $2.3B Globally by 2020 : New report projects world 3D printing healthcare market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 26.2% from 2015 to 2020.

2016-01-05 : CES 2016: The Gift of 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs : ROBO 3D demonstrating latest 3D printers at CES 2016 with 3D Prosthetic Print Kits as part of its partnership with e-NABLE.

2015-10-27 : 3D Printing Technology Creates 3D Tactile Fine Art Print Images for Blind : Process converts any conventional painting, drawing, collage or photograph into a 3D Tactile Fine Art Print.

2015-09-14 : Open Source Science Equipment : Open source lab equipment is the focus of a new study, published in Science and Public Policy.

2015-06-16 : Potential of 3D Printing on Production and Customization of Sports Equipment for People with Disabilities : Study of potential impact of 3D printing to create greater access to sports equipment and increase sports participation for people with disabilities.

2015-02-02 : 3D Printing Cartilage for Tracheal Repair : 3D printing custom tracheal scaffolding, which was combined with living cells to create a tracheal segment.

2015-01-16 : Pop-up Fabrication Vs 3-D Printing : New fabrication technique creates complex 3-D micro and nano-structures with many advantages over 3-D printing.

2014-12-11 : Knee Meniscus Regenerated with 3D Printed Implant : Researchers have devised a way to replace the knees protective lining, called the meniscus, using a personalized 3D-printed implant, or scaffold.

2014-12-06 : 3D Printed Heart Could Reduce Heart Surgeries in Children : New 3D printed heart technology could reduce number of heart surgeries in children with congenital heart disease.

2014-12-02 : 3D Printing - The Future of Personalized Healthcare : Materialise NV announces Materialise Hospital Solution, incorporating the Mimics Innovation Suite software, 3D Printing services, training and consultation.

2014-12-01 : 3D Printing to Guide Face Transplants : Researchers are using computed tomography (CT) and 3-D printing technology to recreate life-size models of heads to assist in face transplantation surgery.

2014-11-10 : Intel Funds 13yr Old to Develop Low-cost Braille Printer Idea : 13-year-old boy receives huge investment from Intel for developing a low-cost printer for people who are blind.

2014-10-20 : 3D Printed Face Prosthesis for Eye Cancer Patients : Made to cover hollow eye sockets, 3D printed flexible custom masks provide affordable, fast-production alternative to traditional prosthetics.

2014-08-21 : 3D Printers Create Custom Medical Implants : Using affordable 3D printers and materials to fabricate custom medical implants that can contain antibacterial and chemotherapeutic compounds for targeted drug delivery.

2014-08-06 : e-NABLE - 3D Printed Hands for Those in Need : The e-NABLE community is creating hands for people in need and sharing their designs with others around the world for free.

2014-07-06 : 3D Printing Objects and Books in Braille for People with Vision Disabilities : Convergence technology of 3D printing and 3D thermal reflow treatment to print braille books, braille picture books and materials with greater flexibility in color, height and size.

2014-07-02 : Bio-printing Transplantable Tissues and Organs : New study reveals giant leap towards bio-printing transplantable tissues and organs for people with major diseases and trauma injuries.

2014-06-19 : 3D Printing for Researchers & Students to Promote Health & Science Applications : NIH 3D Print Exchange is a public website enabling users to share, download and edit 3D print files related to health and science.

2014-04-28 : Breakthrough Allows 3D Printing of Live Cancer Tumors : This is the first time that one can build a 3D in vitro tumor model through 3D Printing technology.

2014-04-27 : Medical Use of 3D Printing Will Ignite Major Ethical Debate : According to Gartner Inc. the technology of 3D bioprinting living tissue and organs will spark a major ethical debate on its use by 2016.

2014-02-27 : 3D Printing Living Tissues with Blood Vessels : Bio-printing method creates intricately patterned 3D tissue constructs with multiple cell types and blood vessels creating human tissue realistic enough to test drug safety and effectiveness.

2012-10-12 : The New Breed of Affordable Artificial Limbs : Artistic artificial limbs that allow amputees to get their mobility and shape back but also turn their bodies into a sculpture.

2011-07-16 : Printing Your Own Teeth with 3D Printer : Rapid prototyping can be used to fabricate dental objects such as implants and crowns quickly and easily.

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