Category Archives: healthcare

Materialise 3D printed hip implant gets patient back on her feet

Succeeding where two other operations had failed before, a 3D printed hip implant has been used in corrective surgery for a patient at the HELIOS Clinic in Hildesheim, Germany. The device has been made in consultation with Materialise, harnessing the company’s aMace solution – the first software platform to use “scientifically validated simulation technologies” for custom-made […]

Materialise 3D printed hip implant gets patient back on her feet

Succeeding where two other operations had failed before, a 3D printed hip implant has been used in corrective surgery for a patient at the HELIOS Clinic in Hildesheim, Germany. The device has been made in consultation with Materialise, harnessing the company’s aMace solution – the first software platform to use “scientifically validated simulation technologies” for custom-made […]

FDA makes statement concerning the future of 3D printing in medicine

The increasing availability of 3D printed medical devices, like hip implants or cranial plates, and the potential benefits of 3D printed drugs, makes additive manufacturing in healthcare hard to ignore. Committed to assuring the safety of such products, the FDA has been keeping a watchful eye on the technology’s progress, both internally and through the […]

Materialise and Siemens deliver 3D printing to the world’s radiologists

Materialise and Siemens Healthineers, a medical technology branch of the German conglomerate Siemens AG, have announced a collaboration to bring 3D printing capabilities to hospitals around the world. Together the partners will provide software necessary to make anatomical models using patient data, and add another dimension to the field of medical imaging. From the specialists […]

Materialise and Siemens deliver 3D printing to the world’s radiologists

Materialise and Siemens Healthineers, a medical technology branch of the German conglomerate Siemens AG, have announced a collaboration to bring 3D printing capabilities to hospitals around the world. Together the partners will provide software necessary to make anatomical models using patient data, and add another dimension to the field of medical imaging. From the specialists […]

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 […]

The future of 3D printing by medical consultant Dr. Thirumurugan S V Mahadhevan

Dr. Thirumurugan S V Mahadhevan, is a medical consultant and healthcare solutions manager at ALTEM TECHNOLOGIES. With a background in dentistry, and masters degrees in pharmaceutical …