3d printed implants

A Look at Metal 3D Printing and the Medical Implants Industry

The medical applications of additive layer manufacturing (ALM) are continuously increasing. “Digital Healthcare” makes breakthrough achievements and “3D scan-to-parts” will sooner or later become a routine. Relying on medical scanning…

Baby Garrett Peterson Home for Christmas – A 3D Printed Miracle

Tracheobronchomalacia is a rare condition where the trachea is weak due to soft cartilage in a certain area or throughout the trachea – and sufferers have extreme difficulty breathing due…

3D Printed Bone Implant Saves a Virginia Woman’s Injured Leg

When 47-year-old Ruth Smith-Leigh of South Boston, Virginia was told she would likely lose her leg after a devastating car accident damaged it seemingly beyond repair, she had no idea…

4WEB Medical Announces Major Milestone: Over 3,000 of their 3D printed spine truss implants in use

Back in September, we talked about 4WEB Medical, an implant device manufacturer based in Texas. The company was founded in 2008 and was the first FDA-cleared company to make spine…

Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants

Advancements in medicine are taking place at rates we have never seen before. Whether it’s IBM’s Watson computer taking advantage of its insanely powerful computational abilities to crunch troves of…

3D Printing of Antibiotic Infused Implants – Patent Recently Published

Every year millions of people become ill, or even worse, die because of infections related to surgeries and implants. Antibiotics for years have been a saving grace within the medical…

3D Printed Spinal Implants to be Produced By UK Dental Lab

It’s not too often that you see a dental laboratory begin creating spinal implants, but that’s just what is about to happen at Attenborough Dental in Nottingham, England. Attenborough Dental…