Formlabs Webinar:

3D Printed Models For Surgery: Options to Overcome Common Challenges at the Point-of-Care

Why you should watch

3D printed anatomical models can help surgeons better plan for complex procedures and improve patient consent—plus save significant time and costs from the OR to recovery. However, while the benefits of surgical models are clear, getting started can be challenging. Setting up an on- site 3D printing lab can get very expensive, and the training for the required segmentation software can be labor intensive.

Companies like axial3D help clinicians easily start 3D printing anatomical models, without the need to learn any segmentation software. For medical professionals with on-site printing capabilities, axial3D’s team of engineers and radiologists can instantly deliver prints of all kinds, including large, complex multicolor models.

In this webinar, Katie McKinley, strategic partnerships at axial3D, and Gaurav Manchanda, director of healthcare at Formlabs, will walk through a case study on using axial3D and the Form 2 printer to produce a model for a spinal surgery, along with other examples across cardiac, trauma, orthopedics, and oncology.

What you will learn

  • How axial3D to creates professionally segmented print-ready files in 24 hours or less
  • Recommended workflows for using anatomical models with multiple colors across different scopes of surgeries
  • Costs associated with point-of-care manufacturing, as well as ROI and cost benefits of new business models


Gaurav Manchanda

Director of Healthcare at Formlabs

Gaurav Manchanda leads Formlabs Healthcare, which includes medical devices, orthotics, prosthetics, and point-of-care manufacturing as primary markets. Gaurav has a background in technology transfer and healthcare policy, as well as entrepreneurial experience bringing both hardware and software from concept to commercialization.

Katie McKinley

Head of New Business & Strategic Partnerships at axial3D

Katie McKinley is responsible for delivering on axial3D’s commercial strategy, working directly with customers and channel partners. Katie’s experience focuses on the seamless integration of disruptive technology within the healthcare pathway, with a proven track record in the high growth medical imaging and cancer diagnostics sector.

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