3D Point-of-Care: What, Why and How

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hospitalsSimon Vanooteghem, 3D Printing in Healthcare – Business Development, Materialise

maaike koenrades& Maaike Koenrades, Project Lead 3D Lab & Technical Physician, Medisch Spectrum Twente

Over the past 20 years, 3D Printing has emerged as a disruptive technology in the healthcare field — it’s been used to create custom devices and instruments, plan complex medical procedures, and to better train future medical professionals. As the accessibility to the technology increases, hospitals are beginning to adopt 3D printing programs within their own institutions, aiming to reduce lead times for 3D-printed models and to build knowledge internally.

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Tissue Engineering and Dental Implants Set to Boost 3D Printing in Healthcare to a $1.2 Billion Market by 2020

3D printing (3DP) or additive manufacturing (AM) is used to convert a 3D model into a three dimensional object and the material used for this purpose is called 3DP material. 3D printing has begun to flourish in various application areas in healthcare such as dental, medical, implants, drug manufacturing and so on. Continue reading “Tissue Engineering and Dental Implants Set to Boost 3D Printing in Healthcare to a $1.2 Billion Market by 2020”

Bangalore-based Osteo3D helps doctors in facial reconstruction using 3d printing

3D printed objects aren’t new to us any more. However, if there’s one space where 3D-printing could find optimal usage, it is the Healthcare industry. Working towards the same, Bangalore-based 3D-printing focussed start-up Osteo 3D has successfully helped in the Microvascular reconstruction of a patient’s facial tissues. Continue reading “Bangalore-based Osteo3D helps doctors in facial reconstruction using 3d printing”

Surgeons Begin Using 3D Printing to Help Explain Patients’ Conditions to Them

Bioprinting continues to make significant strides towards a process that will involve dispensing cells onto biocompatible scaffolding using successive layers to generate tissue-like 3D structures and organs. Along the way, however, there will be a number of interim steps that can also benefit the healthcare community. Continue reading “Surgeons Begin Using 3D Printing to Help Explain Patients’ Conditions to Them”

VARs, ISVs Will Find Opportunities In 3D Printing For Healthcare

3D printing is set to revolutionize the healthcare industry. The technology that has been around since the 80s, has finally been developed to a point where it will change the way we handle medicine. This means opportunities not only for advances in clinical treatment, but also for solutions providers working with the technology itself. Continue reading “VARs, ISVs Will Find Opportunities In 3D Printing For Healthcare”