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Slideshow: Medical Apps Prescribed a Healthy Dose of 3D Printing
7/16/2012

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Medical device makers are leveraging 3D printers to model internal organs and other human parts to help guide physicians through complex procedures. In one example, CAD models based on CT scan data are created and then output through 3D printers such as Stratasys's uPrint SE model.   (Source: Stratasys)
Medical device makers are leveraging 3D printers to model internal organs and other human parts to help guide physicians through complex procedures. In one example, CAD models based on CT scan data are created and then output through 3D printers such as Stratasys's uPrint SE model.
(Source: Stratasys)

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Beth Stackpole
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Re: The world of medical 3D printing
Beth Stackpole   7/16/2012 12:05:39 PM
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That was pretty amazing, Rob. It was done a while ago and the technology has advanced so far even since then. From what I can see, medical applications are a huge area for 3D printing, both historically and going forward.

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The world of medical 3D printing
Rob Spiegel   7/16/2012 11:21:09 AM
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Impressive slide show, Beth. This is a whiole world of medical 3D I wasn't aware of. I found it particualarly interesting that 3D printing would be used to help surgeons figure out how to separate co-joined twins. Amazing.

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