Hospital De Sabadell’s 3D Lab Is Transforming Surgical Care for Optimal Outcomes

Simon Vanooteghem
July 22, 2020

Hospital de Sabadell?in Spain?initially brought in Point-of-Care 3D Printing to focus on?harnessing the benefits of 3D planning and printing for?orthopaedics. However, soon they expanded to span?almost all departments – already generating clear benefits in terms of surgical and operational efficiency.?

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3D-Printed Medical Manikins Become Effective Training Aids for COVID-19 Swab Collection

Susan Ong, Catherine Chia
July 16, 2020

In Singapore, 3D printing has proven to be useful during the COVID-19 pandemic, with its ability to move directly from design to on-demand production for essential medical supplies like ventilators, face shield frames, and other medical devices. One of the perfect examples is the case of 3D- printed medical manikins developed by Creatz3D & AuMed, which has become effective training aids for respiratory swab collection during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Personalized 3D Printed Knee Guides Increase Efficiency

Nele Daemen
May 18, 2020

Learn how personalized 3D printed knee guides can help increase efficiency for the surge of elective procedures expected in the coming months

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Seattle Children’s Reverse Engineers COVID-19 Resource Crisis with Stratasys and Materialise Collaboration

Todd Pietila
May 11, 2020

Seattle Children’s 3D prints essential equipment for COVID-19 crisis through collaboration with Statasys and Materialise.

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Passive NIP: “The Genius Is in Its Simplicity” – UZ Leuven

Caroline Collard
April 29, 2020

As patients are facing severe respiratory issues, UZ Leuven has taken a role in leading a clinical trial on a new, easy-to-use solution that bridges the gap between a simple oxygen mask and intubation. After recently treating their first patient, they confirm: the mask is simple and valuable to patients.?

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3D-Printed Non-Invasive PEEP Masks Aim to Alleviate Ventilator Shortage

Brigitte de Vet
April 06, 2020

As coronavirus infections continue to rapidly spread, hospitals around the word are in dire need of mechanical ventilators, which are currently critically under supplied. We developed a solution to deliver oxygen and create high positive pressure without the use of a ventilator by designing a 3D-printed connector that holds together standard medical equipment. It is called the Materialise Passive NIP, with NIP standing for non-invasive PEEP, and is currently being fast tracked through the regulatory process to make it available as soon as possible during this crisis.

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Fast and Reliable: MedTech Solutions amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Brigitte de Vet
April 01, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the world has looked to 3D printing to provide fast and reliable solutions. However, 3D printing can support communities with much more than just these quick fixes, it also has the ability to develop solutions that can have a hand in improving healthcare for years to come.

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State of the Healthcare Market 2020: Point-of-Care 3D Printing Trends

Todd Pietila
March 30, 2020

The adoption of 3D printing by hospitals and clinics continues to grow at a rapid pace with 2019 being no exception. As the technology becomes more accessible and the benefits to physicians and patients is further appreciated, more hospitals are choosing to invest resources in 3D printing infrastructure as an enabler of personalized healthcare.?

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How 3D Printing at the Point-of-Care Can Support in Fighting COVID-19

Todd Pietila
March 27, 2020

COVID-19 has placed a significant burden on healthcare systems around the globe that are straining to handle the volumes of ill patients requiring life-saving treatment.?The shift in clinical priorities in response to?the pandemic?provides the opportunity for 3D-printing resources?at the Point-of-Care,?including software, equipment, and skilled personnel,?to be used in other ways.?

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When Going Lean Means Changing Lives, Personalization Is the Key to Better Care

Brigitte de Vet
January 30, 2020

The advantages offered by surgical planning tools and personalized guides and implants are applicable to a vast variety of surgical treatments. Some of these benefits have already been raised by the Getting It Right?First Time (GIRFT) program in the UK.

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