UK Heart Patient Undergoes Rare Surgery for 3D Printed Titanium Sternum

A Fleetwood, Lancashire woman in the UK is enjoying better health today, able to perform daily tasks at home, not flinching when she coughs or sneezes—but best of all, she…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 16, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some business and ending with an upcoming event. The Rapid Application Group has earned an important industry certification, and GE Additive…

Nexxt Spine Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for 3D Printed Stand Alone Cervical Implants

Medical device company Nexxt Spine, founded in Indiana ten years ago, manufactures its own product line of spinal implants and instrumentation. This month, the company announced that its NEXXT MATRIXX Stand Alone…

LIMB-Art: Using HP Technology to Create Stylish 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg Covers

UK design and manufacturing company LIMB-Art creates what it calls “cool” prosthetic leg covers using 3D printing. The company, headquartered in North Wales, was founded last year by Mark Williams, a former…

Interview with Gordon Wallace on Bioprinting Solutions to Medical Challenges

In a race to combat very specific medical challenges, Gordon Wallace has developed groundbreaking and bespoke advances in bioprinting, both in specialized 3D printing devices and customized bioinks. Along with…

Kumovis R1 Production 3D Printer with Clean Room Integration Now Available

Munich-based startup Kumovis GmbH is focused on making 3D printers that can fabricate individualized medical performance from high-performance plastics, such as PEEK. It launched a medical high-temperature FDM 3D printer last…

Finland: 3D Printing Patient-Specific Doses of Warfarin for Children

Finnish researchers reach further into the potential of 3D printed medications, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Towards Printed Pediatric Medicines in Hospital Pharmacies: Comparison of 2D and 3D…

Award for Inventia Life Science’s Bioprinter That Creates Tumors for Cancer Research

In 2018, Sydney-based startup Inventia Life Science and researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) built Rastrum, a new bioprinter which uses inkjet technology to print human cells…

3D Printed Medical Models for Hip Surgeries Prove to Be Helpful but Expensive

Researchers explore the efficacy of 3D printed pre-operative models for hip surgeries in the recently published ‘Advantages and disadvantages of 3D printing for pre-operative planning of revision hip surgery.’ Total…

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