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.

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.

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.

Patient-Specific Guides and Plates for a Double Forearm Malunion Case

Solutions: Surgical Guides

This complex case, where both the ulna and radius were deformed, was treated with the help of Materialise's patient-specific guiding technology. Both deformities were corrected through patient-specific surgical guides.

First Swedish Case using Materialise's Patient-Specific Surgical Guides and 3D Planning

Solutions: Surgical Guides

In 2011, the very first Swedish surgery with Materialise patient-specific guides took place in the Sahlgrenska hospital in Götenborg. Dr. Peter Axelsson treated a young boy with limited mobility in the forearm with the newest technology. A CT scan was taken of both arms making it possible to plan the surgery in 3D.

Helping Heal Injured Poor around the World with SIGN

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

SIGN Fracture Care International is dedicated to treating victims of orthopaedic injury throughout the developing world and uses the Mimics Innovation Suite to develop and conduct computerized strength tests on implants.

Delaying Total Knee Replacement Surgery with Innovative 3D Solutions

Solutions: Surgical Guides

Cartilage damage can sideline even the most avid of sportspeople. After 2 years of knee pain, a doctor gets the ‘active’ back into his active lifestyle with a custom 3D Printed orthopaedic solution.

3D Arterial Modeling: Replacing Casting by In Vivo Micro-CT

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Mice are highly valuable in cardiovascular research since they offer a time-efficient model to study cardiovascular diseases. Researchers at Ghent University compared casts of sacrificed mice with 3D models obtained from live animals.

Innovative Patient-Specific Intranasal Flow Simulations

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Dr. Krause used the Mimics Innovation Suite to simulate intranasal flow, illustrating every step of the process, from the segmentation of the flow region to the surface shape reconstruction and more.

Innovative Methods for Aortic Aneurysm Device Testing

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Medtronic uses the Mimics Innovation Suite to transform patient-specific data into accurate and realistic physical test models for their stent designs and to quantify device performance.

Complex Intra-Articular Osteotomy Simplified to Conventional Fracture

Solutions: Surgical Guides, SurgiCase

After initial treatment on a 58-year-old woman’s wrist fracture left her with a painful intra-articular malunion, her surgeon turned to the experts at Materialise to design a custom surgical plan.

King Tut Revealed through an Accurate 3D Replica

Solutions: Magics, Mimics Innovation Suite, Stereolithography

The enduring fascination of Tutankhamun is undeniable. Now thanks to the efforts of Gary Staabe and the Materialise team, we can finally see the King behind the famous mask with our own eyes!