3d printed implants

K2M Announces US Launch of 3D Printed Titanium Spinal Solutions For Clinical Usage

K2M, leading developer of complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery technology, has announced the US launch of their 3D printed spinal solutions portfolio at the 2016 North American Spine Society Annual…

Creating a Better 3D Printed Hip Replacement

The number of hip replacement surgeries undertaken in the US is on the rise and in no small way. Over the ten years examined by a government study, hip replacements…

Welsh Researchers Invent New Method for 3D Printing Maxillofacial Implants

Welsh researchers and experts at Swansea-based, 750-bed Morriston Hospital have revealed a project called ADEPT, or Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment, which allows surgeons to create 3D printed implants…

First Surgeries Performed with 4WEB Medical’s 3D Printed Curved Posterior Spine Truss System for TLIF Procedures

While we cover a lot about 3D printing on a daily basis, there are certainly those with a more intimate view of what the technology makes possible — a literal…

Northwestern University Uses 3D Printing to Create Customized Vascular Stents

There are numerous examples of how 3D printing technology has proved advantageous to the medical field, from customized assistive devices to surgical preparation with patient-specific 3D printed models. This benefit…

MEDICREA, Developer of 3D Printed Implants, Offers Lifetime Warranty for Patient-Specific UNiD Spinal Implants

With any new technology, particularly in medicine, some anxiety comes along with the excitement. No matter how promising a new drug or procedure is, people – particularly those looking at…

Fixing Broken Bones With Silk: South Korean Researchers Develop and Test Biocompatible Silk 3D Printing Material

When most people think of silk, they usually think of delicate, shimmery material that’s soft to the touch. Silk, however, is anything but delicate. A strand of silk is extremely…

Dubai Health Authority Hospitals to Begin Using 3D Printing Technology Next Year

While before you may have associated Dubai with glitz and glamour, now that may be changing as the Dubai government seems to be all about looking toward the uses of…

2016 Frost & Sullivan Singapore Excellence Awards: Osteopore International Wins 3D Scaffolds Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award  

Osteopore International recognizes that people are living longer, and this trend should only continue to accelerate—especially with the significant strides they are offering in the medical field and, specifically, in…

Renishaw Opens New Healthcare Centre for Excellence, Featuring Production Facility for 3D Printed Medical Devices

Renishaw is one of those companies that seems to be everywhere in the additive manufacturing world. The global corporation has been involved in everything from aerospace to yacht construction, but one…

Researchers Optimize 3D Printing of Titanium Implants Through Experimentation with Powder Thickness & Temperatures

With metal printing beginning to reach a high in the 3D industry and titanium as the up and coming trusty material for manufacturing spanning the gamut from bike frames to…

4Web Medical Continues to Lead in 3D Printed Implant Industry, Lateral Spine Truss System Receives FDA Clearance

While the discussion of medical devices, hardware, implants, and trusses may not sound all that glamourous, what they have to offer in the long run is quite so. Offering medical…

The FDA’s Principal Investigator for 3D Printed Medical Devices is Looking for Industry Feedback and No One is Giving It to Him

Medical applications for 3D printing are a rapidly growing segment of the 3D printing industry, and the technology could radically alter the way that many medical issues are evaluated and treated….

Evonik Researchers Working on 3D Printed Biodegradable Implants for Bone Fracture Repair

Time for your Obvious Statement of the Day: Breaking a bone is a huge pain, in more ways than one. I still remember how painful and limiting it was to break…

CBMTI Makes Big Strides in Neurosurgery with 3D Printed Training Simulators

There are many today who are considered true pioneers in 3D printing, with companies like Stratasys at the very forefront. No doubt the title fits many manufacturers and innovators, but…

K2M Group Expands 3D Printed Spinal Solutions Portfolio Following FDA Clearance for CASCADIA Titanium Systems

For most, magic is in the air from the moment you unpack that 3D printer, unveiling what is usually an elegant looking machine that acts as the bearer of many things…

FDA Gives 510(k) Clearance to 3D Printed Titanium Digital Fusion Implant – First Product from Additive Orthopaedics

Some of the most delicate bones in the body are those in the extremities. While a broken finger or toe is obviously not as debilitating as, say, a broken arm…

Thanks to Denver’s 3D Printing Store, DU is 3D Printing Heart Valves, Ears & More

Colorado is just a divine place to be, in nearly any season. With warm days in summer and cool nights putting you under the down comforter, beautiful changing leaves to…

Zimmer Biomet Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Ankle Fusion System

There’s so much that can go wrong with the joints – particularly the ones that carry our weight. The knees and ankles are strong but delicate at the same time,…

3D Printed Titanium Cranial/Craniofacial Implant from BioArchitects Approved by FDA

A facial injury or deformity is one of the most traumatizing things that can happen to a person. There’s the inevitable social stigma, the discomfort with being in public, but…

Materialise: Innovative X-Ray Knee Guide System Rejected By FDA

When following new innovations in the medical and healthcare industries, it often may not be apparent immediately, but if you dig deeply enough you will find involvement from Materialise in…

Western Australia: Researchers Use 3D Printing to Make Headway with Cranial Reconstruction

While the excitement of all we can do with the 3D printer from the desktop is enough to make a hobbyist giddy, with the sky seeming to be the limit…

4WEB Medical Goes Down Under with First 3D Printed Patient-Specific Truss Implant in Australia

3D printing is turning the world on its head, as the disruptive technology streamlines and modernizes the processes behind some of the most intricate, detailed components in a bevy of applications…

3D Medical Limited Receives Order for 25 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants

The medical industry has been ripe with 3D printing innovation, as numerous areas within the field have embraced the up and coming technology. Titanium implants were first introduced into the…