Search Tag: Medical 3D Printing

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

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3D-Printed Kidney Model Allows Surgeons to Successfully Transplant Adult Kidney into Two-Year-Old

2017 13 May

For the first time ever, surgeons at  Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust  have been able to transplant an adult kidney into a two-year-old child, using 3D Printing to achieve this complex surgery. (left to right) Lucy's brother Daniel, Lucy's mum Ciara, Lucy's dad Chris and Lucy. Picture credits Guy's and St Thomas'... Read more