Neurosurgery gets boost from 3D-printed head model
August 16, 2019 -- An Australian team has devised a 3D-printed head model that enables the realistic simulation of neurosurgical procedures. The technique is based on a combination of MRI and CT angiography scans, and it is described in an online report posted on 1 August by 3D Printing in Medicine.  Discuss
Kumovis launches 3D printer for medical devices
August 13, 2019 -- German medical 3D printing startup Kumovis has made available its R1 medical 3D printer for patient-specific medical devices, according to an article on 3DPrintingIndustry.com.
Holographic lenses focus ultrasound for brain imaging
August 8, 2019 -- Better brain imaging, or even drug delivery, may be feasible due to the pioneering work of Spanish researchers. They have developed a technique for 3D printing holographic lenses that focus ultrasonic sound waves in the brain.  Discuss
3D-printed bionic prosthesis restores arm movement
August 8, 2019 -- Researchers from Germany have created a 3D-printed bionic prosthetic arm for a man born without a hand and most of his left arm, according to a case study presented on Artec3D.com.
Axial3D raises 2.7M euros to expand 3D printing services to U.S.
July 29, 2019 -- U.K.-based 3D printing firm Axial3D has raised 2.69 million euros to extend its 3D printing technology and services to healthcare institutions across the U.S.
Hungary invests nearly 1M euros in medical 3D printing
July 23, 2019 -- The University of Szeged in Hungary will use an investment of 300 million forints (922,000 euros), co-funded by the European Union, to develop a new medical 3D printing center, according to a recent article on TheMayor.eu.
WASP offers free software for 3D printing medical devices
July 23, 2019 -- Italian 3D printer manufacturer World's Advanced Saving Project (WASP) is offering a free add-on to 3D modeling software that enables users to create 3D-printed orthopedic devices based on medical images.
French team uses 3D printing for kidney cancer surgery
July 16, 2019 -- French researchers have created patient-specific 3D-printed anatomical models to facilitate presurgical planning and patient consultation for kidney-sparing surgery.
Median posts healthy 6-month revenues
July 12, 2019 -- Imaging software developer Median Technologies has posted increased revenues in its first half of 2019.
3D-printed guides optimize pelvic tumor surgery
July 3, 2019 -- Using 3D-printed surgical guides based on CT scans enabled researchers from Spain to improve the accuracy of, and potentially reduce operating times for, the surgical removal of pelvic tumors in a new study, presented at the recent Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 2019 congress in Rennes, France.  Discuss
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