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

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 Osseus Fusion Systems. The device features a proprietary multi-axis mesh and optimized micro-surface topology that are designed to facilitate fusion, as well as a lattice […]

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 Osseus Fusion Systems. The device features a proprietary multi-axis mesh and...
Dog Recovering After Groundbreaking Surgery to Implant 3D Printed Skull Cap

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 an orange, and turned out to be cancerous. Patches’ owner was referred by her veterinarian to Cornell University‘s veterinary program, which in turn pointed her […]

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 an orange, and turned out to be cancerous. Patches’ owner was referred by her...
Patient-Specific 3D Printing with BioArchitects

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 patient-specific implants, but compared to where it is today, it was something that the average person outside of the 3D printing industry may not have […]

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 patient-specific implants, but compared to where it is today, it was...
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,...
Researchers Test 3D Printed Lattice Structures as Implants to Facilitate Bone Growth

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 used to be a permanent condition, but that’s not the case anymore – medical technologies including 3D printing are now capable of replacing or even […]

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 used to be a permanent condition, but that’s not the case anymore – medical...
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...
Researchers at New R&D Center Will Use 3D Printing to Manufacture Early Prevention Implants

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 printed or not, is that typically, when they’re brought into use, doctors are treating a disease or other medical issue that’s already progressed too far […]

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 printed or not, is that typically, when they’re brought into use, doctors are...
Another First in India: 3D Printed Titanium Implant Helps Man Regain Mobility

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 in his groin and right leg. This was the beginning of several difficult years of visiting different hospitals and receiving different diagnoses and treatments; meanwhile […]

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 in his groin and right leg. This was the beginning of several difficult years of...
Australian Researchers Bling It On with Diamond-Coated 3D Printed Titanium Implants

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 used as a coating for SLM 3D printed titanium implants. Coatings can be used to protect 3D prints, and we’ve seen materials like wax and carbon […]

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 used as a coating for SLM 3D printed titanium implants. Coatings can be used to protect 3D...
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...
3D Printing News Briefs: February 2, 2018

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 on, some other companies have things to celebrate, as Sharebot introduces a new material and CollPlant announces its Nasdaq listing. UL and Ricoh will allow […]

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 on, some other companies have things to celebrate, as Sharebot...
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...
Hybrid Meta-Biomaterials Used to Make Better, Longer-Lasting 3D Printed Hip Implants

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 of metamaterials – which promote bone growth and can help increase the lifespan of 3D printed hip implants. According to the university, the number of […]

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 of metamaterials –...
Materialise’s 3D Printed Titanium Maxillofacial Implants Approved for US Market

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 face is the one area where we desperately don’t want any scarring or deformity; our faces are what we present to the world and any […]

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 face is the one area where we desperately don’t want any scarring or...
3D Design and 3D Printing Enhance Creation of Patient-Specific Titanium Jaw Implants

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 strength. Titanium has been used many times to fabricate 3D printed jaw implants, which is the specialty of medical device startup CADskills, based in Belgium. The […]

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 strength. Titanium has been used many times to fabricate 3D printed jaw implants,...
The State of Bioprinting and 3D Printing in Medicine

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 commercializing bioprinting then life could be extended for many people. In areas such as heart disease, liver disease, cancers and implantology, bioprinting can have huge […]

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 commercializing bioprinting then life could be extended for many people. In areas such...
EBM vs DMLS 3D Printing: Which Method and Surface Texture is Best for Titanium 3D Printed Implants?

EBM vs DMLS 3D Printing: Which Method and Surface Texture is Best for Titanium 3D Printed Implants?

3D printing is often used to manufacture implants and other prosthetic devices for amputees, but have you ever stopped to consider which 3D printing method, and surface texture, is the best? As we continue to use 3D printing technology to customize textures and geometries to match an amputee’s specific anatomy, it’s important to learn all […]

3D printing is often used to manufacture implants and other prosthetic devices for amputees, but have you ever stopped to consider which 3D printing method, and surface texture, is the best? As we continue to use 3D printing technology to customize textures and...
Australian Woman’s Smile is Restored by 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implant

Australian Woman’s Smile is Restored by 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implant

Susie Robinson was 20 years old when the car she was driving went off the road and crashed into a tree one evening in 1989. The policeman who arrived on the scene didn’t expect to find any survivors. Incredibly, everyone in the car lived – but most of them would be left with life-altering scars […]

Susie Robinson was 20 years old when the car she was driving went off the road and crashed into a tree one evening in 1989. The policeman who arrived on the scene didn’t expect to find any survivors. Incredibly, everyone in the car lived – but most of them...
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...
Welsh Researchers Invent New Method for 3D Printing Maxillofacial Implants

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 for patients with serious head and facial injuries or fractures. The award-winning project, designed specifically for patients suffering from diseases or significant damage to their […]

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 for patients with serious head and...
Australia: Titanium Medical Implants Cure Patient Ills, But Stress the Wallet as Government Ignores Rebate Issues

Australia: Titanium Medical Implants Cure Patient Ills, But Stress the Wallet as Government Ignores Rebate Issues

While many patients experiencing chronic pain around the world are very open to the idea of using 3D printing technology in medicine—as are their surgeons—some large and powerful entities like governments and insurance agencies may be responding with this: sorry, not so much. And while that’s frustrating to innovators, medical professionals, and the patients themselves, […]

While many patients experiencing chronic pain around the world are very open to the idea of using 3D printing technology in medicine—as are their surgeons—some large and powerful entities like governments and insurance agencies may be responding with this: sorry, not...
Researchers Optimize 3D Printing of Titanium Implants Through Experimentation with Powder Thickness & Temperatures

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 spinal implants, the topic is popular, to say the least. But researchers from the University of Waterloo in Ontario have put a new spin on the […]

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 spinal implants, the topic is popular, to say the least. But researchers from the University of...
Spineart Receives CE Marking for Titanium Lumbar Interbody Systems

Spineart Receives CE Marking for Titanium Lumbar Interbody Systems

Unless you are in the medical field, or have been the recipient of a 3D printed implant, it’s easy to overlook the impacts that 3D technology is having in the manufacturing of medical devices, for medical professionals—and most of all, for the patients whose lives are being changed so much more for the positive. That’s […]

Unless you are in the medical field, or have been the recipient of a 3D printed implant, it’s easy to overlook the impacts that 3D technology is having in the manufacturing of medical devices, for medical professionals—and most of all, for the patients whose lives are...
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...
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