3d printed medical implants

Autodesk Within Medical: New Software Offering Innovative 3D Printed Implants to 600 Patients

3D printing is becoming progressively rooted in the medical industry, offering a long list of opportunities not only for innovation but allowing medical professionals to seek their true goals: improving…

Ethiopian Man, Shot in the Face, Receives 3D Printed Titanium Mandible Implant

3D printing seems as though it is becoming rather commonplace within hospitals in China as of late. Perhaps it’s the country’s willingness to share these various stories with the media,…

3D Printed Knee Replacement Manufacturer ConforMIS (CFMS) Raises $135M As The Company Goes Public

Medical technology company ConforMIS, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFMS) has developed a knee replacement system that promises to drastically reduce both the length of the average knee replacement surgery as well as…

Bioactive 3D Printing for Effective 3D Printed Drug Therapy, LSU Researchers Awarded $40K for New Medical Center

At my fourth grade picnic, I ran up the steps of a gazebo and fell on my knee onto the brick steps. The cut was so deep it severed nerves,…

Picsima Technology 3D Prints Directly with Silicone, May Completely Transform the Breast Implant Industry

We live in a world where women are under an incredible amount of pressure, much of it self-imposed, to look like the model on the cover of Sports Illustrated or…

WASP Teams With Rizzoli Institute to Make 3D Printed Conductive Casts & Cranial Implants

3D printing and medicine are converging at a rapid pace. It seems as though it was just a few years ago that any mention of the two together would have…

i.materialise Announces New Antique Silver Finish; Materialise to Partner with Kapstone Medical

Nothing excites designers, artists, and jewelers more than the prospect of more ways to accentuate their designs and wares. As 3D printing becomes more popular, the options continue to grow,…

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…

Japanese Researchers Say Bone and Tissue Bioprinting Process Could Be A Year Away From Use In Humans

Japanese scientists say they’re well on the way to creating custom-made skin, bone, cartilege and joints using 3D bioprinting technology. The process combines stem cells – proto-cells capable of developing…

Syrian Man Whose Face Was Blown Off in Civil War Receives 3D Printed Jaw Implant

As he stood on a Syrian street in his civil war-ravaged country, a 23-year-old man was suddenly dropped to the ground as a rifle round shattered his lower jaw and…

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…

Researchers Create Tiny 3D Printed Telemetric Sensors Designed For Cardiac Research

Advanced testing of medical treatments often involves experimentation on small laboratory animals like genetically modified mice. The work itself helps researchers develop medication and cures for humans illnesses, and that’s…

3D Printed Implants at Home: A game changer for healthcare

Over recent months we have seen a real change in the evolution of 3D printing technology. New 3D printing systems are being introduced every week, which are now relatively affordable,…