Category Archives: Medical & Dental

Argentinian surgeons change woman’s life with 3D printed trachea

Doctors in Argentina have enlisted a 3D printer to reconstruct a patient’s trachea. The novel procedure took place at the Hospital Centro de Salud in Tucumán, Argentina. Antonia Albarracín underwent the surgery 8 months ago and now doctors have released the full details of her successful recovery. Remarkably, the woman can now breathe, eat and talk […]

Singapore Additive Manufacturing Cluster gets $13.2M medical facility

Singapore’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the country’s Economic Development Board have invested $13.2 million in a new specialist biomedical facility. The National University of Singapore Centre for Additive Manufacturing (AM.NUS) has been opened to strengthen Singapore’s international position in the field of 3D printing. It is already […]

Clinical trial finds 3D printed dentures are preferred to conventional cast metal dentures

Research has been conducted into the viability of 3D printed removable partial dentures (RPD) in comparison to conventionally cast metal RPDs.

The outcome of the month-long …

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.

With a background …