The concept of 3D printing has been around since before the turn of the century, and it has only recently gained ground in its commercial availability. While your average Joe might use a 3D printer to fabricate knick-knacks or figurines, 3D printing technology has much more potential in the medical world.
While 3D printing is already used extensively in the healthcare industry, as technology advances and becomes more refined, we are likely to see amazing results. Medical Devices On-Demand Currently, one of the most common uses of 3D printing in medicine is the fabrication of cost-effective medical devices on-demand . Everything from stents and bandages to casts and even surgical instruments can be made quickly using a 3D printer, which helps to prevent hospitals from running out of vital supplies or generates a new medical device that is made specifically for one individual patient. 3D printed […]
I’ve been investigating the rather quiet company Seurat Technologies, which is developing a new metal 3D printing...