3d printed medical devices

India: Researchers Continue to Review AM Processes in Bioprinting

In the recently published ‘A Review on Additive Manufacturing for Bio-Implants,’ authors Tajeshkumar R. Jadhav, Dr. Nitin K. Kamble, and Pradnesh R. Padave explore one of the most fascinating topics…

GE Healthcare Life Sciences Opens $2M 3D Printing Center in Sweden

GE Healthcare Life Sciences has opened a new additive manufacturing (AM) facility in Umeå, Sweden that will be dedicated to integrating 3D-printed parts into the company’s production of biomanufacturing equipment….

Research in China Yields New DLP 3D Printed Microneedles

Chinese researchers are finding better ways to create microneedles, helping patients avoid some of the pain and discomfort offered by more conventional injection devices. Novel, 3D printed hydrogel microneedles help…

Florida: Advent Health Nicholson Center Opens 3D Printing Protoype Lab

Advent Health Nicholson Center of Celebration, FL, has just announced the launch of their Prototype Lab, an innovative new medical facility meant to encourage medical professionals in taking their ideas…

Treating Cancer Patients: Using 3D Scanning & Printing to Create the Bolus

In ‘A modern mold room: Meshing 3D surface scanning, digital design, and 3D printing with bolus fabrication,’ cancer researchers continue to seek better ways not just to find a cure,…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 12, 209

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking a little business, then moving on to some medical news. Volkswagen has achieved a major metal 3D printing milestone with HP, and…

Researchers 3D Print Device to Reduce Mental Nerve Injury During Transoral Thyroidectomy

Like most, you have probably been affected by cancer more than once in your life—whether you have experienced a health issue or dealt with it through a family member or…

TUM Purchases AMT’s PostPro3DMini for Post-Processing 3D Printed Medical Device Parts

UK-headquartered Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) is a vertically integrated technology development and manufacturing company that creates automated digital solutions to help its customers unlock the potential of industrial 3D printing….

3D Printed PMMA: Poly(methyl methacrylate) for Cranial Implants

In the recently published, ‘Impact Optimization of 3D Printed Poly(methyl methacrylate) for Cranial Implants,’ Sandra Petersmann, Martin Spoerk, Philipp Huber, Margit Lang, Gerald Pinter, and Florian Arbeite explore FFF 3D…

Enabling the Future: 3D Printed Frog Arm Prosthetic for Epilepsy Patients

While there is always the question of whether life imitates art, or vice versa, science and innovation today often imitate nature—and we humans seem to be getting better at it….

Researchers See Potential for 3D Printed Inhalers

US researchers created a study to compare conventionally made inhaler actuators with those that were 3D printed. The results were promising, as outlined in the recently published ‘Supporting Inhalation Drug-Device…

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What Does the Future Hold for Additive Manufacturing for Medical Devices in 2020?

Personalised medical devices are often cited to create the greatest opportunity in additive manufacturing (AM). There are a number of notable advantages that AM can bring to enhance the development…

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Industrial Design and Development Company Chooses EnvisionTEC for the Production of Accurate Prototypes

P5 Designers (P5) is a traditional, project-based design and development business based in Milford, NJ. The company boasts dozens of patents in product, packaging and manufacturing design. P5 has built…

Researchers Design Fully Articulated 3D Printed Finger Prosthesis

Despite the wide range of prosthetics available today, those with partial hand loss are often left out in the cold—and with a disability that often proves to be extremely challenging…

3D Printed Splints & Braces: Just As Effective & Comfortable, Cheaper & Faster to Make

University of Nebraska researcher James Pierce has delved further into the potential for 3D printed assistive devices in ‘Efficacy of Assistive Devices Produced with Additive Manufacturing.’ He begins by stating…

UC Davis Health Surgeons Use 3D Printed Medical Model to Reconstruct Eye Socket

3D printed medical models are improving the way UC Davis Health physicians are able to diagnose, treat, and educate patients, medical students, and themselves about health conditions, some of which…

Australian Researchers Research Feasibility of 3D Printed Ankle/Foot Orthotics for Functionality & Comfort

3D printing has played a large and varied role in medical implants, devices, and more. Australian researchers from the University of Sydney recently published ‘Feasibility of designing, manufacturing and delivering…

Poland’s Emtel Uses 3DGence 3D Printers for Defibrillator Parts

The advantages of using 3D printing industrially are apparent around the globe. In the medical field, doctors are exploring ways to create necessary items like dentures, 3D printed implants, surgical…

AMS 2019 Day 3: Keynote Speaker Lars Neumann from TRUMPF Discusses 3D Printed Medical Devices

At last week’s second annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) summit, held in Boston and co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Markets Publishing, there were several firsts, including an exhibition floor, a…

SmarTech Dental and Medical 3D Printing Trend and Forecast Presentations at AMS 2019

Last week, our second annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, “The Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry,” was held in Boston. Co-hosted by SmarTech Markets Publishing, the summit was broken into separate tracks…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 19, 2019

Welcome to the first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs in 2019! We took a brief hiatus at the beginning of the new year, and now we’re back, bringing you…

Additive Orthopaedics Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Locking Lattice Plates

Additive Orthopaedics, LLC, headquartered in Little Silver, New Jersey continues to integrate biologics into their processes for patient-specific products for the foot and ankle. Their most recent advancement, delving further…

Betatype Reducing Build Time and Cost for Manufacturing 3D Printed Orthopaedic Implants

Founded in 2012, London-based Betatype works to increase the productivity and efficiency of metal 3D printing, so that it can be used as a viable production technology. The company has worked…

Researchers Demonstrate Use of Tomographic, Volumetric 3D Printing Method for Soft Medical Devices

A trio of researchers from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne used a tomographic, volumetric 3D printing method in order to get past the limitations affecting the process chain and patient care…