Category Archives: NHS

3D printed kidneys save life of two-year-old child

Surgeons at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, have worked with Stratasys’ 3D printing to support the first successful larger-than-average adult kidney transplantation from father to son. The high-risk procedure was performed with the help of two, true-to-life, 3D printed models, which proved vital to surgical preparation. The case of Dexter Clark Two-year-old […]

Manchester Hospital saves $166,000 by bringing 3D printing in-house with Materialise

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is embracing 3D printing, and North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) has joined the charge towards innovation with its newly established 3D printing lab.  The lab was established by reconstructive scientist Oliver Burley who made a business case and fundraised for an in-house 3D printing lab, before equipping it with […]

Manchester Hospital saves $166,000 by bringing 3D printing in-house with Materialise

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is embracing 3D printing, and North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) has joined the charge towards innovation with its newly established 3D printing lab.  The lab was established by reconstructive scientist Oliver Burley who made a business case and fundraised for an in-house 3D printing lab, before equipping it with […]

3D LifePrints secures £500,000 to expand hospital based 3D printer labs

The future of 3D printing in healthcare? Many companies/individuals believe that 3D printer labs in hospitals is the way forward for medicine. Phoenix Children’s Hospital, veterans hospitals in the U.S., the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in Australia and more around the world are all getting ahead of the curve with their own dedicated units, and […]

Kidney transplant using 3D printing marks a medical first in Belfast

A 3D printed replica kidney, from UK-based 3D printed medical model company axial3D, has facilitated a crucial transplant operation and simultaneously improved the life of the organ donor. Surgeons at Belfast City Hospital in Northern Ireland planned the complete excision of a Bosniak 2F renal cyst using a kidney replica. The operation itself was the first such procedure […]

A world first, NHS combined bone graft and 3D printed implant surgery

A patient at Morriston Hospital in Wales has been the first in the world to receive a jaw reconstruction surgery combining traditional bone grafts and 3D printed Titanium implants. Debbie Hawkins, from Swansea, received the treatment funded by the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), following cancer treatment that excised a part of her jaw bone. […]

Materialise custom 3D printed facial implants now available in the U.S.

Belgium-based Materialise has announced this its 3D printed titanium TRUMATCH® maxillofacial implants for jaw and facial reconstructions have been certified for distribution within the U.S. The implants are the first of their kind to be cleared for distribution in the one of the largest healthcare markets in the world, and are already available across Australia […]

British National Health Service appoints its first-ever biomedical 3D technician

The British National Health Service (NHS) has appointed its first ever biomedical 3D technician to create 3D printed models for facial reconstruction surgery.

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England könnte 3D-gedruckte Prothesen für Kinder kostenlos zur verfügung stellen

Das British National Health Service (NHS) könnte in Zukunft Kindern kostenlose 3D-gedruckte Prothesen zur Verfügung stellen, die vom Hersteller Open Bionics erzeugt werden. Eine 6 monatige klinische Probe dafür hat diese Woche begonnen.  3D-Druck ist perfekt zur Herstellung von Prothesen geeignet, da komplexe Formen relativ schnell hergestellt werden können und eine Anpassung auf jede einzelne Person […]

Der Beitrag erschien bei 3Druck.com unter der URL England könnte 3D-gedruckte Prothesen für Kinder kostenlos zur verfügung stellen

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Open Bionics schließt Partnerschaft mit britischen NHS

Open Bionics hat eine Partnerschaft mit dem britischen National Health Service (NHS) geschlossen. Open Bionics ist einer der Vorreiter bei kostengünstigen 3D gedruckten Prothesen. Da Prothesen einige Tausend bis Hunderttausend Euro kosten können und sehr individuell auf Patienten zugeschnitten werden, ist es nicht üblich bzw. unmöglich als Patient mehrere Prothesen zu haben. Gerade, wenn es um sehr […]

Der Beitrag erschien bei 3Druck.com unter der URL Open Bionics schließt Partnerschaft mit britischen NHS

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