3D printed titanium implants

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

FDA Gives 510(k) Clearance to 3D Printed Titanium Digital Fusion Implant – First Product from Additive Orthopaedics

Some of the most delicate bones in the body are those in the extremities. While a broken finger or toe is obviously not as debilitating as, say, a broken arm…

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…

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…