3d printed medical implants

World’s First Customized 3D Printed Airway Stents Developed and Implemented in France

Not all 3D printing in the medical field means that someone’s managed to 3D print skin, kidneys, or other organs. Oftentimes, 3D printing technology is used in the creation of…

FDA Approved: OssDsign AB Will Now Offer 3D Printed Cranial Implant Technology in US

While the impacts of 3D printing are being seen around the world and in nearly every major industry, it’s hard to imagine what could be more important than the progress…

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…

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…

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…

Additive Orthopaedics Develops 3D Printed Implant to Successfully Treat Hammertoes

A hammertoe is a deformity of the foot that typically presents in the second, third or fourth toe as an overly bent toe that looks similar in shape to a…

Another First in Korea: Young Man Receives 3D Printed Heel Bone, Avoids Amputation

One of the wonders of writing about 3D printing is that when it comes to medical challenges, you begin to see things like so many medical professionals around the globe…

Z3DLAB & InssTek Partner for Metal 3D Printing of South Korean Military Jet Parts & Medical Implants

Have you ever wondered what the result would be if you crossed South Korea’s InssTEK with France’s Z3DLAB? Why, that might just be the beginning of a new world in…

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…

As Arthritis Becomes More Widespread, 3D Printing Technology Plays Larger Role in Treatment

As May, which just so happens to be National Arthritis Awareness Month, comes to a close, it only seems right to take an in-depth look at this widespread disease, as well…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration with HP to Create Personalized 3D Printed Healthcare Solutions

3D printing technology offers a wide range of personalization and customization options that are impossible with traditionally manufactured products. We’re already seeing some of the first custom 3D printed consumer…

New Self-Healing Bio-Glass May Be Used as 3D Printed Cartilage Replacements

A team of scientists at the Imperial College London and at the University of Milano-Bicocca have collaborated to develop a unique, flexible material that could potentially be used to help…

Materialise CEO Calls for Improved Clinical Measurement Standards to Help Expand Medical 3D Printing

There’s no denying that 3D printing technology is steadily changing the shape of the medical industry, whether it be through anatomical models, guides, implants, or the many other applications that…

Stryker’s Spine Division to Debut 3D Printed Tritanium Posterior Lumbar Cage Spinal Implant

This week at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting, which is being held in Chicago until May 4, medical technology company Stryker will debut their newest Tritanium…

3D Technology Allows MEDICREA to Create New FDA-Approved Spinal Implants Giving Patients Dramatic Relief

The excitement surrounding the 3D printing industry, resulting in countless mind-boggling innovations, is an energy and a source of endless wonder that we have the privilege of immersing ourselves in every…

Bodycad Introduces Bodycad OnCall for Custom 3D Printed Orthopedic Implants and Restorations

3D printing technology and 3D modeling software are having a truly transformative effect on the medical industry and patient care. In a few decades it is very likely that 3D…

Metal 3D Printing in the Benelux: FMI Instrumed as First Provider of Orthopedic Titanium Implants

As we began to hear more and more about 3D printing with metal, interest began to pique around the world—and in fact, even many novices you speak with today may…

Robocasting: Amedica Corporation to Make 3D Printed Medical Implants with Silicon Nitride Ceramics

Along with all the innovations and novelty being introduced to the world via 3D printing, so is an unexpected education in materials. While learning about ABS, PLA, and also resins…

New Technology Like 3D Printing Emerges—Companies Collaborate, Integrate Traditional With Cutting Edge

Although it’s something much of the world may not think about, the combination of ultraprecision manufacturing and optics plays a large part in running the world when it comes to…

The REDAPT Cup: Smith & Nephew Unveils 3D Printed Titanium Hip Implant at AAOS Annual Meeting

For the novice just taking a first look at a 3D printer or wondering what the technology is all about, it often comes as quite a shock to discover just how…

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital: Three Babies Who Received 3D Printed Tracheal Splints Have Grown Into Healthy, Active Toddlers Today

While we certainly don’t like to hear of anyone being sick or challenged, to hear of little ones suffering just pierces the heart enough indeed to make you want to…

3D Printed Spinal Implants: RTI Surgical Granted Exclusive License to OPM OsteoFab Technology Platform

It’s just been announced that RTI Surgical, one of the leading surgical implant providers for surgeons all over the world, has also just been granted an exclusive license by Oxford…

Osteopore Offers Islam-Friendly 3D Printed Bioresorbable Medical Implants

While medical science has created thousands of implants and devices that doctors can implant into the human body that save lives and improve patients quality of life, there are always…