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China: 3D Printed Vertebral Body Used to Reconstruct Upper Cervical Spine of 9 Patients

Primary osseous spinal tumors make up roughly 5% of all primary bone tumors, and reconstruction is required to restore the spine’s integrity and stability. However, it’s hard to reconstruct this…

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,…

Nexxt Spine Increases Investment in GE Additive’s Concept Laser Metal 3D Printing

Founded in 2009, Indiana-based medical device company Nexxt Spine first invested in metal 3D printing two years ago, with the purchase of its first Concept Laser Mlab 100R system. The company…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 29, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs (the last one this month, how is the summer going by so quickly?!), a few companies are announcing special honors and recognitions, and then…

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…

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….

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…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 20, 2017

We have a lot of news to share with you in this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, ranging from 3D printers and spinal implants to new filaments…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 22, 2017

We’re talking about everything from business and 3D printing materials to outer space in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Using a new digital platform, thyssenkrupp has connected all of the machines…

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…

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 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….

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…

Walking Again! Patient in China Credits Cure to 3D Printing & Spinal Implant Surgery

Oh 3D printing, how much do we love you? A lot, according to a man in China who just took his first steps in quite some time, and is extremely…