3D printing

Innovations in Healthcare: 3D Printing

Hyun-Wook Kang oversees the 3D printer that will be used to print miniature organs for the “body on a chip” system. Medical technology is no stranger to the newest advances. The pace of innovation in hospitals around the world is matched only by growing needs. With the need for organ transplant donors vastly outstripping supply

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Organ Printing and Healthcare: The Way Forward

Three-dimensional organ printing might be a relatively new phenomenon, but the idea of curing a sick part of a patient’s body by using healthy alternative dates back centuries. In fact, an article on the Smithsonian details the history of this practice starting all the way back in the third century AD. Then, two patron saints

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3 Ways 3D Printing Benefits the Medical Device Industry

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has become wildly popular since it was first developed in the 1980s. The technology involves recreating a digital model using successive layers of appropriate material to create a new, touchable version. The technique has been utilized in several industries, including the medical device industry. In many cases, original

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Personalized Medicine Built On Titanium Wires Comes to the Pharmaceutical Industry

Personalized medicine is taking another turn and approaching the pharmaceutical industry. Three-dimensional printing is growing in popularity in the field and has some scientists wondering if the practice of prescribing based on generalizations is coming to an end. The Pharmaceutical Industry Today Although physicians prescribe medications for patients based on particular illnesses, the overarching idea of such

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