The next time you visit the doctor’s office, you might see a 3D printer. Doctors and researchers are using in-house 3D printing for everything from prototyping new products to designing custom surgical guides. This cutting-edge movement is improving patient care, helping doctors work more effectively, and supporting new research that’s pushing the boundaries of the medical field.
When Sara Morales found out two years ago that she had a rare bone cancer, it felt like the cruelest kind of déjà vu. The 34-year-old Lower East Side resident was at the time still […]
The concept seems like magic—a few strokes of a printer and a prescription medication or a customized medical device is available at your fingertips. Yet thanks to additive manufacturing, more commonly known as “3D printing,” […]
Evonik, a German speciality chemicals company, is conducting research on new biodegradable 3D printing materials which could be used in the fixation of fractured bones. The composite materials could eventually replace the metals traditionally used […]