3D Printing Opens a Window Into the Body

With 3D printing, you can create a perfect model of a person’s heart, lung, liver or other organ. These models have many uses in healthcare. They can help surgeons plan a procedure and help train medical students.

How 3D Printing Makes Surgery More Personal

No two livers are exactly alike. This uniqueness creates difficulty for surgeons, who need to remove damaged areas of a liver while keeping healthy areas intact. Enter 3D printing. This technology creates highly accurate 3D models that surgeons can use as visual aids to prepare for each individual’s unique anatomy. That preparation is necessary with … Read More