3D printing prepares to enter clinical arena August 1, 2017 -- The U.K. National Health Service has appointed its first biomedical 3D technician, Heather Goodrum, to design and print maxillofacial guides, models, and inserts for use in surgery. The move shows how 3D printing of surgical prostheses is becoming a reality in routine practice. Discuss
ESSR: 3D printing gives boost to complex hip revisions August 1, 2017 -- Harnessing the power of new technology can enable more clinical teams to acquire and print 3D models from the pelvis and hip, making use of existing, up-to-date, preoperative, cross-sectional imaging, according to research from the 2017 European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR) meeting. Discuss
Zurich team moves ahead on heart replacements July 28, 2017 -- A Swiss group has developed a soft 3D-printed silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart. The technique, which uses CT images of a real patient to create a computer-aided design model in 3D, could provide tailor-made, soft artificial hearts in the future. Discuss
Teleradiology Solutions partners with Zebra Medical July 6, 2017 -- Teleradiology Solutions and artificial intelligence software developer Zebra Medical Vision have entered into a partnership to bring Zebra's cloud-based deep-learning analytics software to more than 20 countries and 150 hospitals in Africa, Asia, and India.
Fraunhofer creates new group for innovation research July 4, 2017 -- Fraunhofer has created a new group -- the Fraunhofer Group for Innovation Research -- with the aim of strengthening its future role in research, technology, and innovation policy dialogue with industry, politics, and society.
Calgary Scientific brings ResolutionMD to Russia June 28, 2017 -- Advanced visualization software developer Calgary Scientific has received approval for its ResolutionMD image viewing software by the Rozdravnadzor, the Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare in Russia.