Showing results tagged with "Medical Events"

Building Evidence for 3D Printing Applications in Medicine

Kim Francois
May 05, 2016

When you scroll through former posts on this Materialise Medical blog, there are countless examples of the added value of Medical 3D Printing and how the technology is changing the lives of patients everywhere. Those stories make the clinical benefits of 3D Printing clear, and show just how much of an impact this technology has been having on different medical fields. To make it widely available and gain acceptance from hospitals, doctors, users and policymakers, clinical evidence is crucial.

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The 3D Revolution of the Medical World: A Review of This Year’s Biggest Orthopaedic Event

Kim Francois
March 11, 2016

Once again, the Materialise Medical team headed out to Florida for the biggest annual orthopaedic event in the world. And we can safely say that a good time was had by all, as we got to attend a number of fascinating talks, meet the passionate and knowledgeable surgeons and researchers who attended the event, and of course inform and help the visitors at our booth!

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Live Case at PICS-CSI Asia: Fuwai Hospital Cardiologist Uses 3D-Printed TAVI Model

Sandrine Debecker
March 02, 2016

Fuwai Hospital in Beijing is China’s largest hospital devoted exclusively to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Amongst other facilities, the hospital houses 962 beds, 19 OR’s, 11 cath labs and 2 hybrid-operation rooms. Besides, the institution is becoming the top 3D Printing center nationwide for complex cardiovascular applications. This year, Fuwai hospital will perform live cases for PICS-CSI Asia, the leading conference about congenital, structural and valvar interventions. In order to prepare for a complex Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) case, Dr. Yongjian Wu, Interventional Cardiologist and Head of Cardiology at Fuwai, relied on the expertise of Materialise and validated process.

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3D-Printed Phits™ Insoles Win the ISPO Award!

Tom Peeters
January 21, 2016

It’s a joyous week over at Phits™ Insoles! And if you’re excited by the prospect of accessible 3D-printed custom insoles, tailored to your own feet and gait, it’s a joyous week for you too. This guest post by Tom Peeters, Marketing Manager, tells you what you can look forward to from this pioneering company and their passion for customized 3D-printed insoles. In April 2014, RS Print was founded as the result of a quest for the ultimate custom orthotic. Less than two years later, as of January 2016, we’ve got an award-winning product! And it’s not some obscure award handed out by an obscure organization at a fair held in some shabby shed. None of that… our Phits™ insoles just won the ISPO Award and that feels really great. ISPO is one the largest sports business networks worldwide and their trade fairs are the biggest and most important sporting goods fairs in the industry. The recognition by their independent jury, choosing our orthotics out of many high-tech products, really merited celebrations at our facilities in Paal-Beringen, Belgium.

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