Tag Archive for ‘3-D printing’
Filling the gap: Using 3-D printing to overcome critical equipment shortages during the COVID-19 crisis
HIGHLIGHTS Describes 3-D printing products, including ventilator parts, respirator masks, face shields, and nasopharyngeal swabs, that can close the gaps in equipment shortages Identifies early adopters of this technology Summarizes areas for further investigation, including the evaluation of the safety and efficacy of these solutions The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has uncovered numerous […]
Technology for teaching: New tools for 21st century surgeons
This article describes how advances in computer technology, video cameras, and smart phones are revolutionizing surgical training and highlights the educational benefits of simulated training and telementoring.
3-D printing: Revolutionizing preoperative planning, resident training, and the future of surgical care
In this month’s cover story, members of the College describe their experiences with 3-D printing models, identify its benefits and limitations, and consider future applications for this technology.