Young Girl Can Breathe Easy Thanks to the Mimics Innovation Suite

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Dr. Vos and his team turned to advanced functional respiratory imaging, using the Mimics Innovation Suite and flow simulations to gain insight into the medical condition with reduced lung capacity.

NewBorn Heart Rate Sensor: 3D Printing to Reduce Infant Mortality

Solutions: Rapid Prototyping, Stereolithography, Vacuum Casting

A baby’s breathing needs to be watched closely after birth but traditional methods make continuous monitoring difficult. Laerdal Medical called on Materialise to help create a life-saving solution.

Patient-Specific Implant Design Made Easier

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Researchers from Stellenbosch University investigated if a customized approach for total knee arthroplasty prosthesis could be advantageous over the traditional approach.

Mechanical Growth Modulation for Scoliosis Correction

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Dr. Newton from Rady Children’s Hospital proposes a mechanical tether to redirect spinal growth in scoliosis patients as an alternative to spinal fusion.

Cornell University Swaps Horses

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Cornell University revolutionizes horse airway scanning using Mimics Innovation Suite’s Remesh technology and reduces file preparation time from several weeks to only two days!

Breaking New Ground in Ecological Architecture

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

The search is on for construction methods which are light in energy consumption as well as in the use of materials. Help might come from the fungus farming termites’ ingenious mound structures.

The Ultimate Virtual Crash Test Dummy

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Researchers at Wake Forest University are using computational human body models of the whole human body that can be employed in the fields of injury prediction, anatomical instructions, and ergonomics studies.

Custom Tailored Aneurysm Treatment that Saves Lives

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

At the University of Limerick, Ireland, a Finite Element Analysis Rupture Index (FEARI) was created to help the surgical decision making process by expressing the rupture potential of an aneurysm.

3D Printed Hip Puts Teenager Back On Her Feet

Solutions: Metal 3D Printing

Unable to attend school because of a painful congenital hip deformity, a teenage girl faced a lifetime in a wheelchair. With the Materialise aMace® implant, she found new hope for a normal teenage life.

Total Artificial Heart Implantation Planning

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

The utilization of Total Artificial Hearts in pediatric cases is limited by strict recommendations on anatomical characteristics for proper fit. The Phoenix Children’s Hospital uses the Mimics Innovation Suite to screen pediatric patients who fall outside the recommended range.

Improved Pre-operative Planning for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Transcatheter procedures are transforming the treatment of heart valve conditions, particularly with regards to aortic valve stenosis. FEops uses simulations to optimize transcatheter cardiovascular devices and patient-tailored interventions.

3D Printing Creates the World’s First Replacement Knee Joint in a Cat

Solutions: Additive Manufacturing, Laser Sintering, Mimics Innovation Suite

Innovative surgeons at North Carolina State University helped one lucky cat avoid amputation by using Materialise’s Mimics Innovation Suite to create the world’s first feline 3D Printed knee implant.