A Rapid Increase in Medical 3D Printing The relationship between 3D printing and the healthcare sector has been blossoming in recent years. A report has been published recently discussing market research into how 3D printing in the medical sector is going to develop in the near future. The 3D printing market is set to rise, and even ..
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals made headlines with the announcement of the FDA’s approval of their medication Spritam, making the medicine the first 3D printed pharmaceutical to be approved by the FDA. Since then, there have been numerous 3D printed implants and materials to be deemed acceptable by the FDA for use in the medical industry, but no ..
As 3D technology continues to expand in all directions, one application that is emerging from the medical field is the 3D representation of the human body. I’ve always had a vague idea of how 3D modeling the human body and its function could be helpful to practitioners and patients, but after seeing a 3D human ..
Medicine is one of the most exciting applications for 3D printing. The idea that we can create custom braces, grafts, limb replacements and more that are uniquely shaped to help each individual to overcome whatever ails them is very exciting indeed. The newest contender for most impressive use of 3D printing is the titanium ribcage. ..
The last few stories we’ve had about the progress being made in medicine with 3D-printing have been work undertaken in China. This week, something a little closer to home- a girl from Northern Ireland has recently undergone surgery that was made safer and easier with the help of 3D-printing. Six-year-old Katie Parke has a condition ..