Category Archives: heart

3D printing mends broken hearts at the People’s Hospital of Zhengzhou University China

Though healthcare is yet to prove that 3D printed medical aids are better than conventionally-made models, academic research is gradually feeding positive data to the cause. At the People’s Hospital of Zhengzhou University, China, a group of doctors have conducted a study demonstrating how 3D printed anatomical models are an asset to heart operations. How to […]

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 […]

3D Printing Industry Review of the year July 2017

July 2017 could be thought of as the “month of medicine” on 3D Printing Industry. Amidst the publication of Gartner’s 3D printing hype cycle, and discussions around net neutrality, individuals and research teams around the world put their heads together to develop cutting edge technology that could improve the quality of healthcare. Revolutions in healthcare […]

Phoenix Children’s Hospital translates cancer treatments using 3D printing

Technology’s greatest accolade is perhaps its ability to facilitate connections between people in pursuit of a common goal. When applied to medicine, the implications become particularly pertinent, especially considering the treatment of fatal and almost universally felt diseases like cancer. Digital imaging and 3D printing platforms have been developed with the expressed purpose of creating […]

WFIRM 3D bioprinted Body on a Chip responds to billion dollar screening deficiency

On average, 90% of new drugs developed by pharmaceutical companies in the U.S. fail to make it to a commercial market due to inadequacy of the current screening process. As a result, the manufacturers and researchers involved are seeking a better alternative to up the odds of the industry’s roulette, and save money in a […]

China advances with “unprecedented” 3D printed blood vessel research

In 3D bioprinting research, developing functional vessels is a vital task. Harvard are gradually building up kidneys from the tubule level, and Northeastern are studying the …