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The FDA Releases Draft Guidance for Industry & Food & Drug Administration Staff Regarding 3D Printing

When a magical new technology comes along, capable of stunning us at nearly every turn, it’s especially thrilling to be one of the rare few to be involved from the…

3D Bioprinting of Tissues and Organs:  Where Are We?

Industrial 3D printing has been around since the 1980s and was initially known as rapid prototyping because of its most popular application – making prototypes for manufacturing.  The term additive…

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…

Zimmer Biomet Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Ankle Fusion System

There’s so much that can go wrong with the joints – particularly the ones that carry our weight. The knees and ankles are strong but delicate at the same time,…

Materialise: Innovative X-Ray Knee Guide System Rejected By FDA

When following new innovations in the medical and healthcare industries, it often may not be apparent immediately, but if you dig deeply enough you will find involvement from Materialise in…

Arcam Sells Five Metal 3D Printers to China After CFDA Okays 3D Printed Medical Implants

All over the world people are living and working longer than ever before, resulting in a lifestyle that tends to be more active. However often an extended active lifestyle puts…

The FDA Approves the First 3D Printed Pill to Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures

One of the largest hurdles that healthcare practitioners treating epilepsy need to overcome is often with their own patients. It turns out that an estimated 30 to 50 percent of…

China Food & Drug Administration Approves 3D Printed Hip Implants for Use

Early last month, we reported on a groundbreaking story in which the FDA had officially approved the first 3D printed drug. The ZipDose tablets were designed to make administering the drug…

3D Printed Aortic Model Allows Surgeons to Prepare & Train for New Aneurysm Surgery on Teen

3D printing technology allows for greater peace of mind for both the surgeon and patient these days, allowing for better navigation of complex health issues as well as practice beforehand….

The Living Heart Project: Dassault Systèmes Signs Agreement with FDA for 5-Year Collaborative Research

Heart disease: its’ a terrifying reality for many millions of people today, and is the leading cause of death. An estimate from the World Health Organization pinned cardiovascular diseases as responsible…

FDA Approves First 3D Printed Facial Implants

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has long been a leader in the area of 3D printing and high performance additive manufacturing. Their accomplishments include the development of a number of advanced…