joint replacement

LimaCorporate and HSS Open First Hospital-Based Facility for 3D Printed Implants

In 2019, global orthopedics manufacturing company LimaCorporate S.p.A. and the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the United States, announced that they were partnering to establish the…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: November 29, 2020

While there are no more webinars for the month of November, we have plenty coming up this week when it switches to December. Topics including 3D software updates, cloud-based solutions,…

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…

University of Waterloo Engineer Builds 3D Printer for Bone and Joint Replacements

Over the years many different materials have been used to make bone and joint implants, including a wide range of plastics, ceramics and metals like titanium, with varying results. The…

3D Printed Knees Implanted Into Humans and Cats, 3-4 Million Estimated Annual Human Implants by 2030

If you’ve ever bought a wedding dress, or know someone who has, you learn quickly that it is difficult to purchase something that fits perfectly right off the rack. Instead,…

3D Printed Joints Hold Great Promise for Patients Needing Joint Replacement

We’ve grown accustomed to the idea that 3D printing holds great promise for advances in the field of medicine. However, each individual advance is still thrilling as it promises even…