3D Printing Pushes Innovation in Medicine through QUT Partnership

November 30, 2016

The QUT Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation in Australia is building a dedicated facility. Although you still are unable to get 3D-printed liver transplant made from your own cells. An Australian hospital is trying to progress the technology into the mainstream. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is Brisbane is building a dedicated “bio-fabrication” space in which physicians and researchers can produce technology to model and print cartilage, bone…

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3D Printing Offer Pre-Op Patients Medical Insight

November 25, 2016

The long-term goal of medical additive manufacturing is to be able to print full functional 3-D printed organs. However, this does not mean that 3D doesn’t have anything tangible to offer the medicinal world in today. Full-color 3-D printing company WhiteCloud has launched a new medical 3D printing service called 3D printing Scan: which offers personalized full-color pre-surgery educational models based on a patient’s CT/MRI scans. Most impressively of all, these…

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3D Printing driven by Printable Body Parts and Medical Implants

There has been a lot said about the promise of 3D printing. 3D printing has the capability to democratize the manufacturing process for many people and to bring innovative solutions to many limitations of the current manufacturing process. One of the industries that is looking to see the pot 3D bio-printing is expected to grow exponentially over the next decade. As 3d printing technology becomes more sophisticated, hip joints, knee…

November 3, 2014
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A Future With Open Source Medical Devices

Medical devices, are a wonder of the modern age. Ranging from defibrillators, that can save the lives of a heart attack victim, to pacemakers and artificial hearts, that keep blood pumping smoothly throughout the body, medical devices have done and will continual do miraculous feats. These devices continue to grow in capabilities, and with that, complexity. More than 50% of the medical devices sold in the United States rely on software to run and operate properly. For example the pacemaker may require…

September 5, 2014
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