3d printed spinal implants

CITD Uses 3D Printing to Improve Success Rates of Scoliosis Surgery

CITD Uses 3D Printing to Improve Success Rates of Scoliosis Surgery

Scoliosis is a disease with varying degrees of severity. Sometimes it doesn’t need to be treated at all, while sometimes a brace is required and sometimes it’s serious enough to require surgery. 3D printing has changed the way scoliosis braces are made – in the past, they were bulky, uncomfortable contraptions, but 3D printing has […]

Scoliosis is a disease with varying degrees of severity. Sometimes it doesn’t need to be treated at all, while sometimes a brace is required and sometimes it’s serious enough to require surgery. 3D printing has changed the way scoliosis braces are made...
Captiva Spine Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Titanium Lumbar Cages

Captiva Spine Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Titanium Lumbar Cages

3D printing has been playing a big role in helping people with spinal conditions over the last few years, particularly in terms of implants and other medical devices. But none of these 3D printed spinal solutions can get too far without the necessary clearance from the FDA. Florida-based Captiva Spine, Inc., a privately owned medical […]

3D printing has been playing a big role in helping people with spinal conditions over the last few years, particularly in terms of implants and other medical devices. But none of these 3D printed spinal solutions can get too far without the necessary clearance from...
Patient-Specific 3D Printed Spinal Solutions by Anatomics

Patient-Specific 3D Printed Spinal Solutions by Anatomics

Australian medical device company Anatomics has a very prolific 3D printing portfolio in the healthcare industry, from assisting with a 3D printed heel bone to 3D printing the first titanium sternum and set of ribs and vertebrae. Anatomics founder Paul D’urso, MD, a neurosurgeon at Epworth Healthcare, began his medical 3D printing research way back in 1991, […]

Australian medical device company Anatomics has a very prolific 3D printing portfolio in the healthcare industry, from assisting with a 3D printed heel bone to 3D printing the first titanium sternum and set of ribs and vertebrae. Anatomics founder Paul D’urso,...
Patients Experiencing Better Recovery with 3D Printed Spinal Implants

Patients Experiencing Better Recovery with 3D Printed Spinal Implants

The spine is one of the most important bones in the human body. If something goes wrong with the spine, it affects the entire body – and there are many things that can go very wrong with the spine. Recent developments have made these conditions easier to treat, however, and 3D printing is a big […]

The spine is one of the most important bones in the human body. If something goes wrong with the spine, it affects the entire body – and there are many things that can go very wrong with the spine. Recent developments have made these conditions easier to treat,...
Centinel Spine Receives FDA Approval for 3D Printed Spinal Implants

Centinel Spine Receives FDA Approval for 3D Printed Spinal Implants

This year, Centinel Spine celebrates its 10th anniversary, but the company’s work has been going on for much longer than a decade. Centinel was formed from the merger-acquisition of two companies, Raymedica and Surgicraft, which were both pioneering companies in the development of surgical techniques and implants for the relief of spinal conditions. Centinel Spine […]

This year, Centinel Spine celebrates its 10th anniversary, but the company’s work has been going on for much longer than a decade. Centinel was formed from the merger-acquisition of two companies, Raymedica and Surgicraft, which were both pioneering companies in...
Zimmer Biomet’s First 3D Printed Spinal Implants Receive FDA Clearance

Zimmer Biomet’s First 3D Printed Spinal Implants Receive FDA Clearance

It’s not easy to get a new medical treatment or device to the market – and it shouldn’t be, as these treatments are affecting human lives and need to be 100% proven to be safe and effective before they’re used on people. The FDA has layers and layers of regulations and clearances that a medical […]

It’s not easy to get a new medical treatment or device to the market – and it shouldn’t be, as these treatments are affecting human lives and need to be 100% proven to be safe and effective before they’re used on people. The FDA has layers and...
Medtronic Launches New Titanium 3D Printing Platform for Spinal Surgery Implants

Medtronic Launches New Titanium 3D Printing Platform for Spinal Surgery Implants

There are many applications for 3D printing in the medical field, from prosthetics and anatomical models to pharmaceuticals and custom surgical guides – the potential even exists one day for fully 3D printed replacement organs. But another area that sees a lot of 3D printing innovation put to use is surgical implants. In 2015, a patient […]

There are many applications for 3D printing in the medical field, from prosthetics and anatomical models to pharmaceuticals and custom surgical guides – the potential even exists one day for fully 3D printed replacement organs. But another area that sees a lot...
Over 30,000 Of 4WEB Medical’s 3D Printed Truss Implants Currently Being Used Worldwide

Over 30,000 Of 4WEB Medical’s 3D Printed Truss Implants Currently Being Used Worldwide

Four years ago, 3D printed implant technology provider 4WEB Medical, headquartered in Texas since 2008, announced a major company milestone – over 3,000 of its 3D printed spine truss implants were being used. Since then, the company has rapidly been moving onward and upward, gaining patents and approvals from the FDA, and seeing both its Curved […]

Four years ago, 3D printed implant technology provider 4WEB Medical, headquartered in Texas since 2008, announced a major company milestone – over 3,000 of its 3D printed spine truss implants were being used. Since then, the company has rapidly been moving...
Stryker’s Latest 3D Printed Spinal Implant Receives FDA Clearance

Stryker’s Latest 3D Printed Spinal Implant Receives FDA Clearance

3D printing has played a big role in helping those with spinal conditions, and one of the most prominent companies in the 3D printed spinal implant sector has been Stryker. The medical device company debuted its 3D printed Tritanium Posterior Lumbar Interbody Cage in 2016, featuring Stryker’s proprietary Tritanium Technology, and now the company has […]

3D printing has played a big role in helping those with spinal conditions, and one of the most prominent companies in the 3D printed spinal implant sector has been Stryker. The medical device company debuted its 3D printed Tritanium Posterior Lumbar Interbody Cage in...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 6, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: March 6, 2018

We’re jumping right into business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a new study and a grant announcement. Roboze signed a distribution agreement with a new reseller in France, and Additive Industries is moving into a new factory that’s got a lot more space than its current facility. Sculpteo is partnering with […]

We’re jumping right into business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a new study and a grant announcement. Roboze signed a distribution agreement with a new reseller in France, and Additive Industries is moving into a new factory...
Emerging Implant Technologies Receives New FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Implants

Emerging Implant Technologies Receives New FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Implants

There are several companies out there specializing in the treatment of spinal conditions using 3D printed implants, but one that stands out is Emerging Implant Technologies (EIT), a German company that holds the distinction of being the first medical device manufacturer in the orthopedic field to exclusively focus on implants made using additive manufacturing. EIT’s […]

There are several companies out there specializing in the treatment of spinal conditions using 3D printed implants, but one that stands out is Emerging Implant Technologies (EIT), a German company that holds the distinction of being the first medical device...
Until November 15, Register for 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry Summit at a Discounted Rate

Until November 15, Register for 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry Summit at a Discounted Rate

Most people still think of paralysis as something irreversible – but that’s not necessarily the case anymore thanks to new medical technology, including 3D printing. Recently, a Chinese man found himself unable to use his legs after doctors were forced to remove a large portion of his backbone in order to remove a tumor. But […]

Most people still think of paralysis as something irreversible – but that’s not necessarily the case anymore thanks to new medical technology, including 3D printing. Recently, a Chinese man found himself unable to use his legs after doctors were forced to...
10 Highlights of the EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter’s Long Career

10 Highlights of the EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter’s Long Career

Last week, we took a look at what has become one of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry. The 3D-Bioplotter from EnvisionTEC has now been used in more than 200 peer-reviewed research studies. That’s an impressive accomplishment, and it’s definitely worth taking a look at the important work that has been done using […]

Last week, we took a look at what has become one of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry. The 3D-Bioplotter from EnvisionTEC has now been used in more than 200 peer-reviewed research studies. That’s an impressive accomplishment, and it’s...
K2M Group Announces New Licensed Intellectual Property and 3D Printed Spinal Solution System

K2M Group Announces New Licensed Intellectual Property and 3D Printed Spinal Solution System

Global medical device company K2M Group Holdings, which offers solutions for a range of PLIF, TLIF, and Lateral procedures, has been pretty busy over the last year. The company provides complex spine and minimally invasive solutions that are focused on helping patients achieve three-dimensional Total Body Balance, expanded its portfolio of 3D printed spinal solutions […]

Global medical device company K2M Group Holdings, which offers solutions for a range of PLIF, TLIF, and Lateral procedures, has been pretty busy over the last year. The company provides complex spine and minimally invasive solutions that are focused on helping...
EIT’s 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Spinal Implants Receive FDA Clearance

EIT’s 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Spinal Implants Receive FDA Clearance

3D printing has brought advancements to the medical industry across the board, but one area that has been especially affected is the treatment of spinal conditions. 3D printing has allowed for the fabrication of spinal implants that are precisely designed to fit each individual patient’s anatomy, which often means successful surgical outcomes where previously there […]

3D printing has brought advancements to the medical industry across the board, but one area that has been especially affected is the treatment of spinal conditions. 3D printing has allowed for the fabrication of spinal implants that are precisely designed to fit each...
For the First Time in India, 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae Restore a Woman’s Damaged Spine

For the First Time in India, 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae Restore a Woman’s Damaged Spine

Most people know tuberculosis as a disease of the lungs, but that’s not always the case. For a 32-year-old woman in India, the disease manifested in her spine – in 10 different vertebrae, thanks to a lowered immune system caused by drugs she was taking for infertility. Her condition deteriorated quickly; the disease caused such […]

Most people know tuberculosis as a disease of the lungs, but that’s not always the case. For a 32-year-old woman in India, the disease manifested in her spine – in 10 different vertebrae, thanks to a lowered immune system caused by drugs she was taking for...
Medicrea Files for FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Titanium Spinal Interbody Devices

Medicrea Files for FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Titanium Spinal Interbody Devices

In the medical field, getting a new product, whether it be a drug, a device, or a surgical technique, to market is a long, drawn-out process that can take years. While frustrating for both manufacturers and the patients who stand to benefit from their newly developed treatments, the complex process is a necessary one. All […]

In the medical field, getting a new product, whether it be a drug, a device, or a surgical technique, to market is a long, drawn-out process that can take years. While frustrating for both manufacturers and the patients who stand to benefit from their newly developed...
K2M Announces US Launch of 3D Printed Titanium Spinal Solutions For Clinical Usage

K2M Announces US Launch of 3D Printed Titanium Spinal Solutions For Clinical Usage

K2M, leading developer of complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery technology, has announced the US launch of their 3D printed spinal solutions portfolio at the 2016 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, demonstrating unique use cases of the 3D printing technology in clinical treatments. Over the past few years, the US-based global medical device company has […]

K2M, leading developer of complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery technology, has announced the US launch of their 3D printed spinal solutions portfolio at the 2016 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, demonstrating unique use cases of the 3D printing...
4Web Medical Continues to Lead in 3D Printed Implant Industry, Lateral Spine Truss System Receives FDA Clearance

4Web Medical Continues to Lead in 3D Printed Implant Industry, Lateral Spine Truss System Receives FDA Clearance

While the discussion of medical devices, hardware, implants, and trusses may not sound all that glamourous, what they have to offer in the long run is quite so. Offering medical professionals and patients a host of alternatives today, spinal implants can be the difference between a patient lying in bed all day suffering from chronic […]

While the discussion of medical devices, hardware, implants, and trusses may not sound all that glamourous, what they have to offer in the long run is quite so. Offering medical professionals and patients a host of alternatives today, spinal implants can be the...
K2M Group Expands 3D Printed Spinal Solutions Portfolio Following FDA Clearance for CASCADIA Titanium Systems

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 good—allowing us to act on concepts and designs like never before, whether engaged in making modern jewelry, household goods, car parts, or so many other areas as the […]

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 good—allowing us to act on concepts and designs like never before, whether engaged in making modern...
Stryker’s Spine Division to Debut 3D Printed Tritanium Posterior Lumbar Cage Spinal Implant

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 innovation. Stryker’s proprietary Tritanium technology has now been applied to spinal implants designed to encourage healthy regrowth of the bone tissue, and to reduce any […]

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 innovation. Stryker’s proprietary Tritanium technology has...
3D Technology Allows MEDICREA to Create New FDA-Approved Spinal Implants Giving Patients Dramatic Relief

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 day here at 3DPrint.com. And while it’s an ongoing learning experience regarding so much, from tempting new hardware in the marketplace to innovations like friendly 3D printed robots, and even complex […]

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 day here at 3DPrint.com. And while it’s an ongoing learning...
4WEB Medical Expands IP Portfolio Further with Patent for Truss Implant Technology, Just Granted

4WEB Medical Expands IP Portfolio Further with Patent for Truss Implant Technology, Just Granted

4WEB Medical is in the business of making trusses, and 3D printing them. The word truss may throw you—just as it did me too, at first—because it brings to mind supports and frameworks for infrastructure or buildings usually, and perhaps is even a term you first became familiar with while constructing or remodeling your home. In […]

4WEB Medical is in the business of making trusses, and 3D printing them. The word truss may throw you—just as it did me too, at first—because it brings to mind supports and frameworks for infrastructure or buildings usually, and perhaps is even a term you first became...
New Technology Like 3D Printing Emerges—Companies Collaborate, Integrate Traditional With Cutting Edge

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 many different products such as: Spacecraft components Next-generation displays and electronic devices to low-cost photovoltaic cells Defense and security technologies Offering significant impact in terms […]

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 many different products such as: Spacecraft components Next-generation displays and...
3D Printed Spinal Implants: RTI Surgical Granted Exclusive License to OPM OsteoFab Technology Platform

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 Performance Materials, Inc. that will allow them to market OPM’s OsteoFab technology platform for spinal applications in all US markets. Their implants are extremely important to […]

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 Performance Materials, Inc. that will allow them to market OPM’s OsteoFab technology...
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