Search Tag: 3D printing

Health Management

Mammography is the Most Proven Screening Method

2016 13 Nov

INTERVIEW WITH GÁBOR FORRAI, EUSOBI PRESIDENTWhat were some of the highlights of the European Society of Breast Imaging 2016 annual scientific meeting? It was a fantastic meeting, with 730 attendees, the highest ever. Popular sessions included the BI -RADS workshop for standardising reporting in breast imaging and screening. The sessions on diffusion... Read more

Health Management

Advantages of 3D Printing in Healthcare

2016 25 Aug

ONE INSTITUTE ’S COLLABORATIVE PROCESS IMPACTS MEDICINE   The Jacobs Institute (JI), a non-profit medical innovation ‏centre in Buffalo, New York, is using 3D printing to ‏further its mission of creating the next generation of ‏medical technology to treat vascular disease, such as heart ‏attack and stroke. One of the ways it achieves this is by partnering... Read more

IMAGING Management

Manufacturing Marvel: Ampronix Adapts To Cutting-Edge Innovations

2016 16 May

3D PRINTING AND AMPRONIXThe Utilization of 3D printing in Research and Development Department expedites creative engineering process, drive prices down.In The Third American Revolution, renowned American economic and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin proposes that the world is in the midst of experiencing a reprise of the manufacturing/technological boom... Read more

IMAGING Management

SIIM 2016

2016 16 Apr

SIIM 2016 will drive change. Informaticists have the opportunity to provide strategic enterprise imaging direction combined with a specialized skill set that helps position them for success within their organization. SIIM 2016 provides education in the core imaging informatics domains, as well as CIIP specific career development, to acquire, manipulate,... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA15: Conjoined Twins - Role of CT, 3D Printing

2015 03 Dec

In a first, researchers have used CT imaging and 3D printing in the surgical planning for separation of conjoined twins, according to a study presented on Wednesday, 2 December, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The 3D models proved to be an excellent source of information, as there were no major discrepancies... Read more

IT Management

3D-printed Drug: Breakthrough in Precision Medicine

2015 10 Aug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first 3D-printed drug, SPRITAM®, for oral use as a prescription adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures, myoclonic seizures and primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures in adults and children with epilepsy.  The FDA approval is being hailed as a breakthrough in precision medicine.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Arab Health 2016

2015 22 Apr

The organisers of the Arab Health Congress are committed to ensuring that all of the scientific conferences presented as part of the event comprise of valuable and up-to-date topics that are relevant to the medical disciplines being addressed. They also aim to make sure that new advances, research and technologies are also highlighted to better inform... Read more

IT Management

3D Printing Will Increase Market Share to 40 Percent in 2015

2015 11 Feb

The trend toward personal manufacturing and small-scale production is being facilitated by 3D printing, with healthcare applications (including human organ reconstruction) and consumer goods representing areas for immense potential. The technology, which is by now well-established in the aerospace and automobile sectors, brings with it a new business... Read more

Cardiology Management

3D Printing Makes Heart Surgery Safer for Children

2015 01 Feb

Aside from making surgery safer for children with congenital heart disease, 3D printing technology can reduce the duration as well as the number of invasive procedures required — thus minimising healthcare costs. A case in point is when a cardiac surgeon in the US recently used a 3D printed heart as a model to plan a life-saving procedure for his young... Read more

IT Management

How 3D Printing is Reshaping Medical Practice

2014 08 Dec

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is increasingly being used in medical practice, but its implications for healthcare may be complex, according to a commentary published in JAMA. Although questions remain about how best to use the technology, experts say that 3D printing is already changing patient care. In fact, 3D printing has been used in dentistry... Read more


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