GE Additive Customer Uses DMLM 3D Printing to Manufacture Blades for Medical Cutting Device

As the population continues to age, the number of necessary hip replacements rise, which means we’re seeing more 3D printed hip implants and hip cups. Implanting a hip cup is…

GE Reports Looks to The Future While Celebrating 10th Anniversary of First 3D Printed Hip Implant

There’s plenty of data in the medical community that has been collected over the years about what kinds of treatments and implants work, and what doesn’t. But remember, while it…

UK Surgeon Uses Materialise OrthoView Software for Pre-Planning Surgical Success in 39 Hip Procedures

The work of Dr. Grant Shaw in Portsmouth, UK serves as a prime example of the importance 3D technology plays in medicine—with Materialise OrthoView software operating front and center. Dr….

Creating a Better 3D Printed Hip Replacement

The number of hip replacement surgeries undertaken in the US is on the rise and in no small way. Over the ten years examined by a government study, hip replacements…

Chinese Doctors Successfully Use 3D Printing for Major Hip Replacement Surgery

The medical uses of 3D printing are continuing to grow at a rapid rate. Whether it is using the technology to actually 3D print prostheses, or using it to create…

3D Printed Spacer Could Improve Hip Replacement Surgery

Every year, around a million people worldwide undergo a hip replacement operation and most patients experience significant relief from pain and improved quality of life from the procedure. Half of…

Innovative Use of 3D Printed Hip Joint Changing the Surgical Norms

Innovative Use of 3D Printed Hip Joint Changing the Surgical Norms

August 7, 2014

In 1977 Meryl Richards injured her hip in a car accident. Since then she has experienced chronic pain and disfigurement, with her left leg bone pushing up through her hipbone,…


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