3D Printing of Anatomic Models: Value Added Opportunity for Radiology

Examining the current technology of and future opportunities for medical 3D printing, radiologists will learn how to set up a 3D Printing Lab and assess the clinical value of 3D-printed models in musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, renal, craniofacial, and thoracic imaging.

Earn credit at your own pace through July 7, 2022 and continue to access your videos until July 8, 2029. See below for learning outcomes and a list of modules and individual lectures.

This course offers 4.00 CME and SA-CME Credits following completion of an online assessment.

ARRS Member price: FREE
ARRS In-Training Member price: FREE
Nonmember price: $250

Video content for this Online Course will be available to view until July 8, 2029, which is ten years following the issuance date of this course. ARRS reserves the right to remove video content before the end of the ten year period. Video content that contradicts current science or misleads the viewer based on changes to accepted clinical practice may be removed on a case-by-case basis.

Learning Outcomes and Modules  

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • discuss the history of 3D printing in medicine
  • distinguish between 3D printing technologies
  • describe through the logistics of setting up a low-cost 3D lab
  • outline the clinical value of 3D printed models in musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, renal, craniofacial, and thoracic imaging.

Module 1

  • Medical 3D Printing—J. Matsumoto
  • 3D Medical Printing Technologies—P. Liacouras
  • The Veterans Healthcare Administration 3D Printing Network—B. Ripley
  • 3D Printing, AR, and VR for the Musculoskeletal System—B. Howe
  • 3D Printing at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Hong Kong—K. Lai
  • Cardiovascular 3D Printing Applications—T. Foley

Module 2

  • 3D Printing in Kidney and Prostate Cancer—N. Wake
  • Convergence from Medical Imaging to Artificial Intelligence for 3D Printing in Medicine at South Korea—N. Kim
  • 3D Printing and Neuroscience: 3D Printing Applications in Neuroradiology—S. Pruthi
  • 3D Printing in Orthopedics—A. Sheikh
  • Future Vision of 3D Printing in Radiology—J. Matsumoto

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The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education activities for physicians. The ARRS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™  and 4.0 American Board of Radiology, MOC Part II, Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME) credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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