Search Tag: 3D printing

IMAGING Management

TeraRecon and WhiteClouds Provide 3D Print for Rhinoceros Surgery at Chicago Zoo

2018 17 May

In preparation for a recent surgery on rhinoceros, Layla, at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois, medical imaging software provider, TeraRecon, and 3D Printing manufacturer, WhiteClouds utilized their technologies to help veterinary surgeons prepare.  Layla is a 2,300lb., 7-year-old Eastern Black Rhinoceros with an impacted molar tooth and associated... Read more

Cardiology Management

3D printing technology reduces risks of TAVR complications

2018 02 May

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a procedure used for intermediate, high-risk, and inoperable patients with severe narrowing of the aortic valve where a prosthetic valve is implanted and the damaged valve is replaced. A common risk of TAVR is an ill-fitting valve which can lead to paravalvular leak (PVL). New research shows 3D printing... Read more

IMAGING Management

Medical 3D printing: physicians as artists

2018 10 Apr

The use of 3D printing in medicine has accelerated in recent years, with some hospitals using the technology to plan complicated interventions. Moreover, medical 3D printing is now expanding to include personalised instruments created to make surgery more precise and timely. As 3D printing moves into hospitals, the field has started to chart its own... Read more

IT Management

2018 26 Feb

3D printing has been in use since the 1980s as additive manufacturing. However, this technology quickly gained popularity in the 2000s, when people finally began to realise its importance and what it can actually do for the betterment of the human species.   From 3D-printed shoes to vehicles, additive manufacturing has mastered almost... Read more

Health Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 25 Jan

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Health Management

2084 Infograph

2018 25 Jan

A snapshot on the future of healthcare. Read more

Health Management

3D printing at the Jacobs Institute: an update

2018 25 Jan

A t t he f o re f r o n t o f n e u r o v a s c u l a r a n d c ard i a c s u r g i c a l m o d e l l i n g. H o w one healthca r e innovation c ent r e is ma k ing g r eat strides with neu r ovascular and... Read more

Health Management

Prepare your hospital for the future

2018 25 Jan

H e a l t h c a r e e x p e r t s a r o u n d t he g l o b e we i g h i n o n t he f u t u r e o f t he s e c t o r. Globally-c r owdsource d inpu t ha s  show n tha t  technolog y wil l trigge r hug... Read more

Health Management

Makerspaces

2017 21 Aug

An Opportunity for the Future 3D makerspaces could help hospitals to enter the world of 3D technology without needing a big budget and employing expensive specialists.   We have all heard about 3D printing, and the first hospitals have already begun to integrate this technology into their everyday business. Prostheses made of plastic compound... Read more