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3D Printing in Medicine publishes 3D printing innovation that impact medicine. Authors can communicate and share Standard Tessellation Language (STL) and related files via the journal. In addition to publishing techniques and trials that will advance medicine with 3D printing, the journal covers "how to" papers to provide a forum for translating applied imaging science.

3D Printing in Medicine at RSNA 2022

The 108th scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) takes place on November 27th-December 1st, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. 

Check out the blogs on some highly relevant sessions selected by the Editorial Board, the latest articles in 3D Printing in Medicine focusing on empowering patients and partners in care, and recent publications from RSNA. 


  1. Authors: Rance Tino, Ryan Moore, Sam Antoline, Prashanth Ravi, Nicole Wake, Ciprian N. Ionita, Jonathan M. Morris, Summer J. Decker, Adnan Sheikh, Frank J. Rybicki and Leonid L. Chepelev

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Featured Article: Evaluating surface coatings to reduce bone cement adhesion to point of care 3D printed molds in the intraoperative setting

Bacitracin zinc ointment, sterile and commonly available in the operating room, is effective at preventing bone cement adhesion to custom 3D printed molds.


New Content ItemWe are pleased to announce that all articles published in 3D Printing in Medicine are included in PubMed and PubMed Central. The PubMed entry can be found here.

3D Printing in Medicine is also indexed in the following services: CNKI; Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - GoOA; DOAJ; Dimensions; EBSCO Discovery Service; El Compendex; EMBASE; Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI); Gale; Google Scholar; Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China; Naver; OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service; ProQuest-ExLibris Primo; ProQuest-ExLibris Summon; Sematic Scholar; TD Net Discovery Service; and WTI Frankfurt eG.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    52 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    47 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    145 days from submission to acceptance
    17 days from acceptance to publication

    118 Altmetric Mentions