Spanish apply 3D printing to pediatric tumor surgery
November 15, 2018 -- Using 3D-printed models to plan and guide surgery for pediatric tumors enabled researchers from Spain to improve their understanding of complex anatomy and predict possible complications, according to a recent article published online in the European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports.  Discuss
Singapore, U.K., promote 3D printing for medical education
November 13, 2018 -- Clinicians at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in collaboration with Imperial College London in the U.K., have created 3D-printed anatomical models based on medical images to support medical education, according to a report from News Medical.
3D-printed device offers insight into brain cell behavior
November 13, 2018 -- Researchers from the U.K. have created a 3D-printed device that replicates the way neurons encode and compute information, according to an article published online on 26 October in PLOS Biology.
Dutch use heart valve tracking to boost viability of 4D MRI
November 5, 2018 -- An automated heart valve-tracking algorithm halved the amount of time and variability involved in blood-flow quantification with 4D MRI, Dutch researchers stated in an article published online on 30 October. The improved efficiency may help convince clinicians that cardiac 4D MRI is useful for assessing valvular heart disease.  Discuss
Advanced visualization market set to grow by 11% a year
November 5, 2018 -- The global advanced visualization market, valued at 1.55 billion euros in 2016, is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.8% and hit 3.89 billion euros by 2025, according to a report by market research firm Verified Market Research.
EOS progresses in Spain and Portugal
October 31, 2018 -- Orthopedic imaging technology developer EOS Imaging has delivered its first two EOS systems in Spain and is planning its first installation in Portugal.
Apple gets patent for new 3D printing technique
October 29, 2018 -- Technology company Apple has received approval for a U.S. patent, No. 10,105,905, covering the 3D printing of models using a method that approximates the original shape of objects as a collection of small triangles.
Stratasys to underscore 3D printing benefits at MEDICA
October 19, 2018 -- 3D printing technology firm Stratasys plans to highlight the benefits of medical 3D printing at the upcoming MEDICA World Forum for Medicine meeting in November in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Fraunhofer MEVIS partners with Univ. of Bremen
October 16, 2018 -- The Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Imaging Computing (MEVIS) and the University of Bremen in Germany are collaborating on a new study area that focuses on medical computing.
Avinent purchases 3D printer from Stratasys
October 16, 2018 -- Spanish research and technology firm Avinent has purchased a Stratasys J750 3D printer with the goal of producing 3D-printed anatomical and dental models for hospitals in Spain.
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