3d printed orthopedics

Peking University Third Hospital: Case Study of Five Patients with 3D Printed Micro-Porous Prostheses

Researchers from Peking University Third Hospital are focusing on the benefits of 3D printing in orthopedics, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘An innovate strategy to treat large metaphyseal…

Materialise Acquires Engimplan, To Grow Global presence in the medical industry

Materialise is the leader in 3D printing software. Additionally, the firm has a 3D printing service bureau. By leveraging its learnings in manufacturing it can improve its software; while additions…

WASP Makes 3D Orthotics Modeling Accessible with Free Blender Add-On

Italian 3D printer company WASP, also known as the World’s Advanced Saving Project, stays pretty true to its name – the company always works hard to make sure its technology…

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: October 7, 2018

We’ve got a shorter edition of 3D Printing News Briefs for you today. Siemens Corporate Technology is working on process simulation for additive manufacturing. BIOMODEX is launching a realistic, 3D…

World’s First Patient Specific 3D Printed Trauma Total Talus Replacement

Dr. Rajiv Shah, an Orthopedic surgeon Global Hospital in Vadodara India has successfully implanted a 3D printed implant in a trauma patient. This is the first time a patient has…

Copper3D Introduces Antibacterial 3D Printing Filament for Medical Devices

Losing a limb is traumatic enough, but adjusting to a prosthetic device can be a brand new challenge in itself. Not only is the person getting used to working with…

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INTAMSYS and UCSF Partner to Develop Orthopedic 3D Printing Applications

Chinese company INTAMSYS is known for its 3D printers’ abilities to print with tough, functional, high-performance materials and, in the case of the FUNMAT PRO HT, high-temperature materials. Now INTAMSYS…

WASP Opens New Digital Orthopedic Laboratory for 3D Printing Medical Devices

The World’s Advanced Saving Project, or WASP, is involved in just about every industry with its wide range of 3D printers. Whether it’s creating theatrical scenery or 3D printing an…

Researchers Take Patient Heat Sensitivity Into Account When Developing 3D Printable Orthopedic Cast

Traditional plaster casts for broken bones are not much fun at all, unless you’re a kid and can ask all of your friends to sign it in a rainbow of…

Metal 3D Printing Keeps Cyrano the Cat Landing on All Four Feet

Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) is an industrial 3D printing process, increasingly put to use in applications such as the manufacture of car parts. But EOS recently used its DMLS technology…

3D Printing the Future of Surgery

3D printing has had and will continue to have impacts on many areas. One of the most hotly anticipated areas for 3D printing to impact is medicine. A myriad of…

Dr. Lelio Leoncini and WASPmedical Create Better Spinal Care Through 3D Printing

When we talk about the accomplishments of the World’s Advanced Saving Project (WASP), we usually go immediately to the advancements they have made in construction. It’s hard to see past the fact…

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…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — September 10, 2016

The weekend may have finally arrived, but that doesn’t that 3D printing news is taking the day off. We’ve got a whole assortment of fresh stories for you from throughout…

Ultimaker Makes the Case for 3D Printing Bone Models for Surgical Pre-Planning

One of the fastest growing applications for 3D printing is in the medical industry where doctors are discovering the power of surgical pre-planning using 3D printed replicas of their patient’s…

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…

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,…

Stryker is Committing to 3D Printing with Upcoming Multimillion-Dollar 3D Printing Manufacturing Facility

When a company has been around as long as Stryker, they’re obviously doing something right. The medical device manufacturing company has been in operation since 1946, when it was established…

Changing Young Lives: Lab for 3D Printing Implants Opens at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

It’s safe to say that most people, unless they have a passion for technology and all that comes with it, still have a fairly topical view of 3D printing. Colorful…

Founder of Bespoke Innovations Fashions Open Structure for 3D Printed Arm Cast, Applied in Seconds

Most of us have been exposed to the world of orthopedics in one way or another–and it’s not a place any of us usually want to be. As the mother…

Materialise and Lima Corporate Collaborate on 3D Printed Knee Guide Surgical System

Materialise NV has signed an agreement with Lima Corporate for the use of surgical guides for partial knee implants, and now Lima will offer the Materialise-powered surgical knee guide system in…

Japan’s Medical Dynamic Marketing Partners with Materialise for 3D Printed Hip Replacement Surgical Guides

As Materialise’s reach in 3D printing spans the globe and the technology gains steady momentum in Japan, it’s no surprise the two should intersect in a five-year partnership between the…

A Father in New Zealand Creates 3D Printed ‘Smart Splints’ to Help His Son Walk Comfortably

James Wilson, a 14 year old in New Zealand, suffers from Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. It’s a form of epilepsy which left him disabled, and as a result, he needs to wear…