Orthopaedics

Implementing Additive Advantages: Orthopedics

As we’ve seen in this series, there are a number of clusters of success in 3D printing. Where we can see small, unique, drop-in, disruptive and sidestep parts, we have…

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What Makes Materialise So Good? And Where Is It Weak?

Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) is a thirty-year-old Belgian, now public, 3D printing software and service company. Since inception, it has been lead by Fried Vancraen, a brilliant scientist-turned-entrepreneur who has instilled…

Additive Orthopaedics Gains FDA Approval for First 3D Printed Talus Implant

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the approval of a new 3D printed implant, the Patient Specific Talus Spacer from Additive Orthopaedics. The device is described by…