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As their spine curve at an angle, a scoliotic person not only deals with the physical discomfort and pain, but this also affects the person's self-esteem. There's lack of understanding about the physical deformation and people tend to be cruel against those who are different. People who claim to have normal spines might even see people with scoliosis as someone weird, what with the bulging back, uneven shoulders and hips, or the funny way of walking. 3D printing in medical application, Helps not only the Medical professionals to understand special cases like this but also ordinary people such as children,...

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Biocompatible, Covid19, Formlabs, Medical, Nasopharyngeal Swabs -

3D Printing to Support COVID-19 Response Efforts Puzzlebox 3D with the help of Formlabs Inc. is dedicated to helping the medical community use 3D printing to address the COVID-19 pandemic and associated supply chain shortages. Formlabs Inc. has been working with dozens of hospitals, health systems, and government agencies around the world on various projects spanning COVID-19 testing, PPE, and medical equipment. As Formlabs partners and official distributors in the Philippines, we too have the capability to help produce Nasopharyngeal Swabs for COVID-19 testing. These have been tested by RITM (Research Institute for Tropical Medicine) and has found them to be effective: excerpt...

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Doctor, ENT, Formlabs, Medical, SLA, Surgical Planning, ultimaker -

An ENT Doctor from the Philippines practicing at St. Lukes Medical Center found out that working with 3D printers increased the speed and safety of complicated operation processes. He usually outsources printing services abroad and takes weeks to months before he can have the model and do the planning. With the aid of Formlabs Form 2 3D printer, he was able to get the 3D printed model in just mere hours. 3D printed maxilla and mandible Printed using Formlabs Form 2 It may seem daunting, however, Medical 3D Printing has just a simple process in order to turn DICOM medical data into...

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Medical, Professional, Ultimaker, Zortrax -

Doctors at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Ward of Clinical University Hospital in Olsztyn, Poland, work with full-scale models of patients’s skulls 3D printed on the Zortrax M200 with Z-ABS filament. Based on CT scans, those models help in shaping personalized implants prior to surgery. Only in the 2015-2017 period, the ward admitted approximately 300 patients. 55% of them suffered from orbital traumas and over 80% of those cases required orbital floor reconstruction. 3D printing can make their treatment more effective and safer. Anna Dudzińska-Filkiewicz MD and Borys Hołub with 3D printed skull models. ©Zortrax 3D printed organ and bone models based on...

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