Catheter Training with Pulsating 3D-Printed Hearts

Julia Kern
January 06, 2022

There is no realistic training simulation training set-up for catheter procedures for children's hearts nor for congenital heart defects. Pulsating 3D-printed hearts using Mimics Innovation Suite could be the answer to address this need.

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Personalized Patient Care in Veterinary Neurology Becomes a Reality Thanks to 3D Printing

Julia Kern
December 09, 2021

Personalized patient care is a reality in neurosurgery thanks to 3D printing. In this blog, we spoke to Dr. Julien Guevar, veterinary neurologist and neurosurgeon at the University of Bern, Switzerland, to discover why AM is changing the face of veterinary medicine.

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How Knee Guides Can Maximize Surgical Efficiency in Ambulatory Centers

Nele Daemen
October 27, 2021

Personalized knee guides hold the potential to reduce costs and treat more patients at an ambulatory center in a single day without additionally burdening the hospital’s staff. 

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Knee Guides Precisely Execute Personalized TKA Alignment

Nele Daemen
October 01, 2021

Improving TKA procedures for patients: how personalized knee guides offer the required precision to execute any alignment philosophy while being a cost-effective and easily accessible technology.  

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How Automation Helped FEops Accelerate Structural Heart Planning

Karen De Leener, Jonathan Cooper
September 29, 2021

FEops has grown from a small academic spin-off to an internationally recognized team of almost 40, with its latest CE-marked structural heart planning service available in the EU, UK, Canada, and Australia. But such growth does not come without its challenges. We spoke with co-founder and CTO Peter Mortier to learn how the FEops team used automated tools within the Mimics Innovation Suite to meet these challenges.

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Personalization at Scale: How Are We Going to Increase Adoption?

Brigitte de Vet
August 05, 2021

For 30 years, Materialise has championed the uptake of personalization in healthcare. But how are we going to increase adoption? Brigitte De Vet, VP of Materialise Medical, explains. 

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Why Enabling Technology Is Critical for Personalized Knee Alignment

Tais Casemiro Zago
August 02, 2021

Personalized alignment for TKA has grown in popularity in recent years, with the aim of improving outcomes for patients. In this article, we discuss why enabling technologies, such as 3D preoperative planning and surgical guides, are considered critical to the success of a personalized knee alignment. 

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3D Technology in Fetal Medicine: An Interview with Dr. Heron Werner

We are happy to share the experience and research of Dr. Heron Werner, a specialist in fetal medicine, imaging, obstetrics and gynecology. Read this interview to learn about the contributions that 3D technology has generated, through our Mimics software, in his research on complex fetal malformations.

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The 3D Technology Behind NYU Langone’s Groundbreaking Double Hand and Face Transplant

Alex Pinkie
July 02, 2021

The value of 3D technology in solving complex medical cases is unparalleled. With the help of Materialise's CLEs, 3D planning, and 3D guides, a team of clinicians at NYU Langone Health successfully performed a double hand and face transplant, giving Joe DiMeo a new chance at life. 

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Advantages of Personalized CMF Solutions for Surgical Interventions

Tais Casemiro Zago
June 03, 2021

We spoke to Dr. Thomas Schouman, a Maxillofacial Surgeon working at APHP-Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital at Sorbonne University in Paris, about his invaluable experience on being at the forefront of personalized CMF solutions and the advantages of this technology.  

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