3D printed titanium implants

Characterization of Conventionally Manufactured & 3D Printed Acetabular Cup Implants

The use of 3D printed porous titanium implants in the orthopaedics field is growing, as they feature a similar design to components manufactured with traditional methods, but have a better…

Peking University Third Hospital: Follow-Up of 92 Consecutive Patients with 3D Printed Titanium Acetabular Cups

Researchers from Peking University Third Hospital have released the findings of a recent study in ‘A new 3D printing porous trabecular titanium metal acetabular cup for primary total hip arthroplasty:…

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…

Russian Research Yields New Insight Into 3D Printed Titanium Implants for Mandibular Reconstruction

Russian researchers are experimenting with titanium implants meant to promote the reconstruction of the jaw after surgery, outlining their study in the recently published ‘Experimental Biointegration of a Titanium Implant…

Successes In 3D Printing Spinal Implants in Two Complex Cases

In the recently published ‘Challenges in the design and regulatory approval of 3D printed surgical implants: a two-case series,’ authors Koen Willemsen, Razmara Nizak, Herke Jan Noordmans, René M Castelein,…

Turkey: Researchers Innovate Further in Creating Titanium Hip Implants

In ‘Design, manufacture, and fatigue analysis of lightweight hip implants,’ Turkish researchers Yunus E. Delikanli and Mehmet C. Kayacan explore and test better ways to fabricate hip implants for total…

Bone Regeneration: Continued Potential & Success with Titanium in Additive Manufacturing

In ‘Bone Regeneration on Implants of Titanium Alloys Produced By Laser Powder Bed Fusion: A Review,” the authors examine the continued potential for titanium in bioprinting, as this metal continues…

UK Veterinarian Turns to 3D Printing to Fix a Tiny Dog’s Bent Leg

I have three dogs, all of whom are considered medium-sized in that they weigh roughly over 16 kg but less than 30 kg. When they run at you, especially my…

Aries-L Patient Specific 3D Printed Spinal Device Implanted for the First Time

On Tuesday, January 8th, Dr. Samuel Joseph, Jr. and Dr. Andrew Moulton of Joseph Spine became the first in the world to implant the 3D printed titanium Aries-L interbody fusion device from…

Dog Recovering After Groundbreaking Surgery to Implant 3D Printed Skull Cap

Patches is a nine-year-old dachshund who, for years, had a small and apparently harmless bump on her head. Recently, however, that bump began growing until it became the size of…

Patient-Specific 3D Printing with BioArchitects

Four years ago, medical 3D printing was something that many people still didn’t know much about. It was beginning to develop through applications such as 3D printed anatomical models and…

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…

Researchers Test 3D Printed Lattice Structures as Implants to Facilitate Bone Growth

The advances being made in bioprinting and tissue engineering mean that even the most severe injuries have a chance at being repaired. Loss of bone due to injury or disease…

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…

Researchers at New R&D Center Will Use 3D Printing to Manufacture Early Prevention Implants

3D printed implants have been used in all kinds of surgeries, from dental, facial, and spinal to the chest, ears, and hips. But the thing about implants, whether they’re 3D…

Another First in India: 3D Printed Titanium Implant Helps Man Regain Mobility

Amit Bhanot of India was, in his own words, “a perfectly normal kid who enjoyed bicycling, playing cricket and other sports” until 1991, when he began feeling a sharp pain…

Australian Researchers Bling It On with Diamond-Coated 3D Printed Titanium Implants

As the song says, diamonds are forever – and not just in terms of jewelry. New research coming out of Australia this week illustrates that the stone has been successfully…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 2, 2018

In celebration of finally leaving the long month of January behind, we’ll start today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some good news – Carbon is celebrating its fifth anniversary! Moving…

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…

Hybrid Meta-Biomaterials Used to Make Better, Longer-Lasting 3D Printed Hip Implants

3D printing is increasingly seeing applications using biomaterials and metamaterials – and now with a new meta-biomaterial. A team of researchers from TU Delft developed the hybrid materials – essentially the biomedical variant…

Materialise’s 3D Printed Titanium Maxillofacial Implants Approved for US Market

Any surgery is scary, and any patient undergoing a surgical procedure wants it to be successful, but there is a bit extra at stake for patients undergoing maxillofacial surgeries. The…

3D Design and 3D Printing Enhance Creation of Patient-Specific Titanium Jaw Implants

While we’ve seen 3D printed medical implants made out of materials like silicone and cobalt chromium, the most common metal of choice is titanium due to its low density and high…

The State of Bioprinting and 3D Printing in Medicine

Bioprinting has been a much hyped and anticipated technology development. The idea of being able to 3D print organs is a very powerful one indeed. If researchers are successful in…