Search Tag: 3D printing

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... Read more

Executive Health Management

Arab Health 2016

2016 25 Jan

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