Revolutionizing Medical Device Development: The Synergy of CAD and Generative Design

Revolutionizing Medical Device Development: The Synergy of CAD and Generative Design

In the rapidly advancing field of medical device development, the fusion of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Generative Design is setting new benchmarks for innovation, efficiency, and customization. This powerful combination leverages the precision and versatility of CAD with the AI-driven capabilities of Generative Design to pioneer solutions that were once deemed impractical or impossible. As [...]Read More »
Benefits of 3D printing in the medical devices industry

Benefits of 3D printing in the medical devices industry

Customization and Personalization 3D printing allows for the creation of custom-made medical devices tailored to individual patients' specific needs and anatomy. This is particularly beneficial in orthopedics, dental implants, and prosthetics, where personalized devices can significantly improve patient outcomes. Rapid Prototyping With 3D printing, prototypes of medical devices can be produced much faster than traditional [...]Read More »
3d Systems Attains FDA Clearance For Virtual Surgical Planning Platform

3d Systems Attains FDA Clearance For Virtual Surgical Planning Platform

Leading 3D printer OEM 3D Systems has attained 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its VSP Orthopaedics platform. Offered exclusively through Onkos Surgical’s My3D™ Personalized Solutions Platform, VSP Orthopaedics is used for the virtual surgical planning of complex procedures. It can be combined with 3D Systems’ other areas of expertise [...]Read More »
Anatomics Proves Viability Of 3d Printed Surgical Guides

Anatomics Proves Viability Of 3d Printed Surgical Guides

Australian med-tech company Anatomics has conducted a study on the benefits of 3D printed patient-specific medical models for pre-surgical planning. Using its 3D printed “SpineBox” kit to support spinal fusion surgery, Anatomics has measured the performance of the models on 129 patients, over a period of 27 months. These patients were all undergoing minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar [...]Read More »
3D powers of STEAM: McFarland students creating prosthetic arm for Porterville child

3D powers of STEAM: McFarland students creating prosthetic arm for Porterville child

Up in Porterville lives Roberto Uresti, a small 2-year-old superhero ready to spring into action and save the day whenever necessary. In McFarland, elementary students at Browning Road STEAM Academy, with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, have used several 3D printers over the years to learn more about these fields and [...]Read More »
3D Printing Helps Drive Ingenuity and ROI at Hyde Park Partners

3D Printing Helps Drive Ingenuity and ROI at Hyde Park Partners

Product design firm uses Multi Jet, multi-material 3D printing to reduce product time-to-market by 50% and costs of prototypes by almost 99%   A 3D Systems ProJet MJP 2500 enables better design, faster time to market, reduced costs, and the ability to quickly translate customer input into physical reality Hyde Park Partners (HPP) in Charlotte, [...]Read More »
Rice Students Target Rate Of Cervical Cancer With 3d Printed Training Devices

Rice Students Target Rate Of Cervical Cancer With 3d Printed Training Devices

The Gyno-mite team of Rice University’s Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK) are working on a project that could transform the lives of many women, and the people who depend on them, in low-income countries around the world. Using 3D printing, the team has developed a realistic kit to help train doctors to conduct cervical examinations. According to figures reported by [...]Read More »
Kindness, Surgical Skills and 3D Technologies Help Bring Back a Smile for Blessing Makwera

Kindness, Surgical Skills and 3D Technologies Help Bring Back a Smile for Blessing Makwera

3D Systems' Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) services and SLA 3D printing deliver patient-specific surgical guides to allow treatment of Blessings Makwera, who needed critical facial reconstruction surgery 3D Systems' Virtual Surgical Planning services and SLA 3D printing deliver patient-specific surgical guides to allow treatment of Blessing Makwera, who needed critical facial reconstruction surgery It's easy to [...]Read More »
Innovative Surgery Guided by 3D Printing Alleviates Pain for Champion Sled Hockey Player

Innovative Surgery Guided by 3D Printing Alleviates Pain for Champion Sled Hockey Player

Firefly surgical technology in partnership with 3D Systems Healthcare and 3D printing delivers faster, simpler way to accurately place screws around critical areas during surgery. When Mark Weimer emerged from the fog of pain medication after major spinal surgery, he didn't think about how he was feeling. He thought about what he wasn't feeling: the [...]Read More »