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3D Systems Previews D2P Software Solution for Converting Medical DICOM Data to Digital 3D Models

3D Systems Previews D2P Software Solution for Converting Medical DICOM Data to Digital 3D Models | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
3D Systems provides comprehensive products and services, including 3D printers, print materials, software, on-demand manufacturing services, and healthcare solutions.
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This patient defied doctors and 3D printed his own heart

This patient defied doctors and 3D printed his own heart | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
After being diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a disorder which affects the body's connective tissues, engineer Tal Golesworthy refused to undergo invasive and risky preemptive surgery. Instead, he recruited two doctors to 3D print a replica of his heart and make a special corrective device.
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 Medical devices and ideas are not only for big players #DIY #3DPrinting #Crowdsourcing 
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3D printing silk protein veins on a molecular level

As seen last month in bone fractures fixed by 3D bio-printed silk, silk has great potential as a 3D printed bio-material. The trouble is when it comes to 3D printing anything less solid than, say, a surgical plate, silk as 3D printer ink is incredibly difficult to work with. Freeze drying is a key
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#3DPrinting, will human be a mix of silk, horseradish, well if the contraption works why not ? 
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3D printed titanium hips will last longer with less pain thanks to porous implants that mimick real bone

3D printed titanium hips will last longer with less pain thanks to porous implants that mimick real bone | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
McGill University professor Damiano Pasini has developed 3D printed titanium femoral stem joints for hip replacement surgeries that, thanks to a very porous structure, extend the lifespan of hip replacements and decrease patient discomfort.
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#3DPRinting Bones is coming in the meantime new research will help cure and prevent further pain and misfortune.
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YouBionic – 3D Printed Bionic Arduino Controlled Prosthetic Hand is Coming Soon

YouBionic – 3D Printed Bionic Arduino Controlled Prosthetic Hand is Coming Soon | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
Over and over again, we are reporting on incredible stories of 3D printed prosthetic hands. There have been dozens of people with birth defects, as well as
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German students 3D print human tissue on hacked Ultimaker using new bio-ink

German students 3D print human tissue on hacked Ultimaker using new bio-ink | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
Students from the Technical University of Munich have hacked an Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer and developed a special 3D printable bio-ink called 'biotINK.' The students have entered their project into the iGEM challenge, an annual biology contest.
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#3DPrint #Health 3DPrint by democratizing research, allowing faster pace, disruption and possibly challenging pharma"s
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Korean researchers develop new silk 3D printing system for bone fracture implants

Korean researchers develop new silk 3D printing system for bone fracture implants | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
Korea's Rural Development Administration (RDA) has announced the development of a new silk 3D printing system for medical equipment that uses silk protein as a 3D printing material. The system was developed jointly by the RDA and Hallym University.
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Benefits of Bioprinting in Pharma — Faster Testing & Cheaper Drugs

Benefits of Bioprinting in Pharma — Faster Testing & Cheaper Drugs | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
By reducing time and cost of drug testing, Bioprinting of Human Organs is expected to fasten the process of drug discovery. Read on to know details from Aranca's Research Experts.
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Northwestern researchers pioneer custom 3D printed biodegradable vascular stents

Northwestern researchers pioneer custom 3D printed biodegradable vascular stents | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
A team of researchers from Northwestern University have pioneered flexible 3D printed biodegradable stents, which can easily be customized for each and every patient and provide life-saving support in the case of weak or clogged up arteries.
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Organovo begins development of 3D bioprinted human liver for direct transplant

Organovo begins development of 3D bioprinted human liver for direct transplant | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
3D bioprinting company Organovo has just announced that it will be developing 3D printed human liver tissue that can be directly transplanted into patients. If successful, the transplantable liver tissue could be a game changer for the medical field, as it could be the first 'robust alternative' to a liver transplant.
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#3DPrint #health #Transplant liver is the first and easiest step nevertheless it's one giant one.
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3D printed lifelike human body with functioning heart and lungs could train surgeons dealing with emergency trauma

3D printed lifelike human body with functioning heart and lungs could train surgeons dealing with emergency trauma | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
Researchers from Nottingham Trent University in Great Britain have, with the help of industry partners, created a 3D printed replica of a human body with functioning heart and lungs. The model will be used to prepare surgeons for real life surgery.
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Hear the heartbeats of 3D printing at long last

Though it may not look like much from the grainy screenshot below, Celprogen's announcement today marks a milestone in making what has been dubbed as the 'Holy Grail ' of 3D printing: they have managed to successfully print a human heart.

The Celprogen 3D
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#3DPrinting #Health Well today might be a milestone in human history, small but alive first 3DPrinted heart beated for more than 7 days
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Printing 1,000 doses of a drug in just 24 hours

MIT innovation gives patients the tools to print their own medication.
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How long will it take from MIT lab to my place ?  50 years ago, 20-30 years, today I guess I must start cleaning up and making some room.
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Bioprinting: The Kidney's Proximal Tubules

In this video, see how the Wyss Institute team has advanced bioprinting to the point of being able to fabricate a functional subunit of a kidney, as reported in…
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Giant steps are made everyday to solve organ donation, the solution are close #3DPrint #Health #Organdonation
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Small steps, big impact - 3D bioprinting kidneys at Harvard

Though it takes just an instant for research to become a discovery, an apple falling from a tree; a bolt of lighting; the snap of a shutter, fully developed breakthroughs in science and medicine take years to perfect, and what we read today, about Harvard material scientists’ developments in the bioprinting of a kidney structure,
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J Group Robotics Plans to 3D Print Ingestible Medical Pills

3D Printing has been making its way into medicine, in more ways than one. We have seen it come to the aid of surgeons who use the technology to print out replicas of organs, bones, and other body tissue, prior to performing live surgery.
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Ingestible medical pills printed with the help of #3DPrinting for a better and easier treatment. 
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3D printing meets lasers in latest stem cell research.

Since their invention by Theodore H. Maiman in 1960, lasers have driven many advances in manufacturing. New research from Vilnius University in Lithuania combines laser writing and 3D printing to create more efficient micro-structures for the culture of stem cells.As the undifferentiated (i.e. cells without a specific function) cells of a living organism, stem
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#Health #3DPrinting research for building the "living" up to another step 
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3D Printed Skin

This is "3D Printed Skin" by Hamish McIntosh on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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#3DPrint #Health, young surgeon won't scare you anymore ;-)
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Great 3D Print Application, allowing medics to learn how to suture prior to do it on patient,

Same texture and context as human  must see

 

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Great 3D App for Medics students, to get them up to speed on suture and knots on lookalike human skin and context... 

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3D printing advances end to animal testing with Harvard's heart on a chip

Researchers at Harvard University have managed to 3D print a functional heart on a chip that could eradicate the need for animal testing in biomedical studies. Microphysiological systems (MPS) otherwise known as organs-on-chips, have been around for some time now and researchers continue to develop new techniques using them to replicate the function of organs.
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#3DPrint #health another great news from #3DPrint for #health, a solution to test drugs without harming animals and accelerating tests processes.
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Educational 3D printed heart valve surgery simulator adopted at Maastricht University Hospital

Educational 3D printed heart valve surgery simulator adopted at Maastricht University Hospital | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
Cardiovascular surgeons from the Maastricht University Hospital have developed an educational simulator that relies on custom 3D printed heart valves to allow surgeons-in-training to practice particularly complex mitral valve repair surgeries.
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By 2017 all Dubai hospitals will be using 3D printing for pre-surgical models and more

By 2017 all Dubai hospitals will be using 3D printing for pre-surgical models and more | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
The Dubai Health Authority has announced that by the year 2017, all Dubai hospitals will have adopted 3D printing technologies for various applications. These include 3D printing artificial limbs, denture molds, fracture casts, and notably the 3D printing of artificial organs to be used in pre-surgical procedures.
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Small steps, big impact - 3D bioprinting kidneys at Harvard

Though it takes just an instant for research to become a discovery, an apple falling from a tree; a bolt of lighting; the snap of a shutter, fully developed breakthroughs in science and medicine take years to perfect, and what we read today, about Harvard material scientists’ developments in the bioprinting of a kidney structure,
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Well guys looks like our generation will be the last one to be 100 % natural, 3D Printing tech goes so fast that in a couple of years Kidney issues won't be kidney issues anymore ... 
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Researchers print hyperelastic bones

A superhuman development has been made at Northwestern University – the ability not only to print porous and flexible bone structures, but also a mix of composite materials that doesn’t get rejected when implanted in a living organism.How have they managed it? you ask. Well the bone in constructed from 90%(wt %) hydroxyapatite, a mineral
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2 years ago when I  got involved in 3DPrint and Health, Australian searcher were working on bones. Today mice got those. Human to come shortly than we thought. Modern human will leave room to transformed human faster than we think. 
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Eastman & colorFabb launch flexible, quick-printing and heat resistant nGen_flex 3D printing filament

Eastman & colorFabb launch flexible, quick-printing and heat resistant nGen_flex 3D printing filament | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
Filament specialists colorFabb have just expanded their range of engineering grade filaments with nGen flex, a very tough and semi -flexible material that is perfect for medical 3D printing applications thanks to its high temperature resistance.
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Disruptive ? a 2000$ printer some filament and a whole sector is disrupted. Great news if price goes down more are cured (vs epiphen scandal)
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7 Ways 3D Printing is Revolutionizing Healthcare

7 Ways 3D Printing is Revolutionizing Healthcare | 3D Printing & Health - Impression 3D & Santé | Scoop.it
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