April 23-26, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, TX | Exhibits April 24-26

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Tuesday May 09, 2017
10:15 am - 10:25 am Novice

Low Cost and Equipment Methods to Create Flexible Anatomical Models

Joseph P. Higgins, Director of Technology and Product Development, Cardiovascular Systems Inc

Creating water tight and tissue simulating models is not yet fully available from economical 3D printer[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:25 am - 10:45 am Expert

Development of Low Cost Hand Prostheses by Additive Manufacturing

Jorge Lino Alves PhD, Associate Professor, University of Porto / INEGI / Faculty of Engineering
Daniel Sousa Ferreira, Researcher, University of Porto / Faculty of Engineering

The main goal of thi[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:45 am - 10:55 am Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing of Silicone Prosthetic Implants with Heterogeneous Properties

Farzad Liravi, Graduate Student, University of Waterloo
Ehsan Toyserkani PhD, PEng, Professor, University of Waterloo

Conventional manufacturing techniques, such as molding, are widely used for pr[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:55 am - 11:05 am Novice

Development of a Custom Ankle-Foot Orthothis

Arif Sirinterlikci PhD, University Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering/Head, Robert Morris University
April Krivoniak, Student Researcher, Robert Morris University

This presentat[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:05 am - 11:15 am Intermediate

Simulation of Coronary Atrial Intervention Challenges, Learnings, and Final Methods

Joseph P. Higgins, Director of Technology and Product Development, Cardiovascular Systems Inc

The intervention on complex coronary arterial disease involves a multiple faceted treatment path with c[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:15 am - 11:40 am Novice

Using 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) to Produce Low Cost Simulation Models for Medical Training

Peter C. Liacouras PhD, Director of Services, 3D Medical Applications Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Department of Radiology

Task trainers, which are models of variable fidel[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Potential Best Use Cases for 3D Printing for Cardiothoracic Surgery

Justin Ryan PhD, Research Scientist, Phoenix Children's Hospital

In the last few years, clinical institutions have started to embrace 3D printing to augment diagnostic images and provide clinicians[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Retro Engineering the Feyh-Kastenbauer Retractor System for Transoral Robotic Surgery Using Surface Scanning & 3D Printing

Jonathan Morris MD, Neuroradiologist, Mayo Clinic

Transoral robotic surgery using the FK retractor system is increasingly being used to maximally retract the jaw and soft tissues allowing robotic a[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
02:45 pm - 02:55 pm Intermediate

3D Printed Wear Model to Simulate Tissue Ablation: Equipment, Materials, Technologies, and Tools Used by Interventionalists

Jacob Draxler, Product Development Engineer, Cardiovascular Systems Inc
Joseph P. Higgins, Director of Technology and Product Development, Cardiovascular Systems Inc

Vascular atherectomy and inter[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
02:55 pm - 03:15 pm Novice

Single Institution Experience in 3D Modeling of Congenital Heart Defects

Robert Wesley, Biomedical Engineer-Research, Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Costs associated with the implementation of 3D modeling should be justified by improvements in patient outcomes and communi[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Creation of Functional Finger Prostheses Combining 3D Printing with Traditional Materials

Irene R. Healey CCA (Certified Clinical Anaplastologist), Director, New Attitude Prosthetic Designs Inc

3D printing enables the use of new materials and new designs for external body prostheses. Th[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Separating Conjoined Twins: Applying Virtual Surgical Planning and 3D Printing

Hayeem L. Rudy, Medical Student, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Katie Weimer, VP, Medical Devices, 3D Systems - Healthcare

The separation of craniopagus twins is an extremely difficult undert[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program