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Materialise 3D Printing Solutions Lead the Reinvention of Radiology at RSNA 2016

3D printed anatomical models: The new standard of care for medical professionals

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 16, 2016/PRNewswire/ -- Materialise NV (Nasdaq: MTLS) will showcase the benefits for 3D printed anatomical models for radiologists and their patients during the 2016 RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. The event will be held from Nov. 27Dec. 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Materialise will exhibit in North – Hall B, #7808.


With more than 25 years of industry expertise, Materialise's software and 3D printing service solutions provide the backbone of end-to-end medical 3D printing. These solutions are reinventing radiology, helping increase radiologist's roles in patient care and providing personalized care plans for patients.

During the event, Materialise's Mimics inPrint software will be on display in four high-demand workshops introducing the process of converting Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) imaging into a 3D printed anatomical model. During the workshops, attendees will learn to use Mimics software to facilitate development of 3D printing platforms within their hospitals.

In addition to these workshops, Materialise Founder and CEO Wilfried Vancraen will address the event's 3D Printing Special Interest Group on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 1 p.m., discussing evidence-based medicine and the use of 3D printed anatomical models, guides and implants as the new standard of patient care.  Materialise will also further discuss the full range of 3D printing solutions for radiologists in daily Mat Chats at 2 pm in booth 7808, during which the 3D printing experts will discuss how to implement 3D Printing into your hospital. 

"Radiologists have a unique opportunity to utilize 3D printing to benefit their patients and their practice, as well as to expand their roles within hospitals," said Vancraen. "Leveraging our solutions during both the imaging stage with software like Mimics, and the production stage with our 3D printing services, providing 3D printed anatomical models has never been easier or more accessible for medical professionals."

Additional Materialise activities during the RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting include:

  • Mimics software will be featured in RSNA's 3D Printed Education Area
  • Materialise will launch AnatomyPrint, an easy-to-use online solution for creating 3D printed anatomical models from STL files.
  • Materialise will announce the winners of the 2016 Mimics Innovation Awards, presented annually to researchers who use Mimics to further their profession and the medical industry.

About Materialise
Materialise incorporates more than 25 years of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of 3D printing technologies. Materialise's open and flexible solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place. Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, Materialise combines the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the world. For additional information, please visit:

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Materialise Mimics inPrint enables surgeons to create accurate medical models for 3D printing.


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