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

Low Cost and Equipment Methods to Create Flexible Anatomical Models

MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program

Novice May 9, 2017 10:15 am - 10:25 am

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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 printers and technologies. Detailed methods for the combination of lower cost/available 3D printing technologies and low cost/low tech catalyst casting methods to recreate simulated tissue multiples of complex anatomy and other flexible (clear or opaque) devices while using existing technologies and equipment will be presented.

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Joseph P. Higgins

Director of Technology and Product Development
Cardiovascular Systems Inc

15 years medical device experience in both dire