What did 2016 look like for Materialise Medical? Our blog covered our most interesting projects, stories and updates, which covered everything from 3D-printed implants to saving the lives of newborn babies! We’ve taken a look at the favorite blog posts of our readers and here are the results.
Before 3D Printing can be implemented on wider scale, there are a few things that need to be taken into account. This frank look at the hurdles a hospital could encounter before fully integrating 3D Printing also provides answers and solutions. Be sure to take a look at it if you are getting started with 3D Printing in a hospital environment!
The Visible Heart Lab from the University of Minnesota educates students about different sorts of heart disease by using highly accurate 3D-printed heart models. They are involved in the entire process, from using the 3D printing software to painting the finished models.
Implant manufacturer BioArchitects was awarded a 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for their 3D-printed titanium cranial implant designed with our software. This opens up many opportunities for 3D Printing in the US markets.
What’s new in Mimics 19? There’s plenty to discover, but the improved segmentation process is definitely one of the highlights in the new edition of Mimics 19! Read all about PhD student Hannelore Boey’s experiences with the software.
Left: Scan of foot (poor quality); Right: After thresholding, a lot of editing is necessary to separate the bones
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