orthopedic surgery

Fundamental VR is Challenging Traditional Medical Training in the Age of COVID

Technologists and entrepreneurs Richard Vincent and Chris Scattergood were part of the mobile phone market for decades, creating innovative businesses with disruptive technologies. Then, in 2014, they decided to reimagine…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 11, 2020: 3DEO, Nexa3D, AK Medical

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, 3DEO has won a design competition, and Nexa3D will be demonstrating its expanded line of ultra-fast polymers at this week’s AM Industry Summit. Finally,…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 4, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering a range of topics. First, Digital Alloys is sharing a guide on the cold spray metal 3D printing process. UPM just launched…

3D Printing for Preoperative Management of Complex Orthopedic Cases

In the recently published, ‘Virtual preoperative planning and 3D printing are valuable for the management of complex orthopaedic trauma’ authors Abhishek Mishra, Tarun Verma, Abhishek Vaish, Riya Vaish, and Lalit…

3D Printing Industry Expert Interview: Alejandro Espinoza Orias

Alejandro A. Espinoza Orias Alejandro A. Espinoza Orias, PhD, received a licentiate degree in mechanical engineering degree from the Universidad Mayor de San Andres (La Paz, Bolivia) in addition to…

Using Patient-Specific 3D Printed Surgical Guides for Total Knee Replacement

While surgery has always, ultimately, been about the patient, it hasn’t always been patient-centered. Historically, patients have not had an easy time of understanding exactly what their surgery entails and…

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INTAMSYS and UCSF Partner to Develop Orthopedic 3D Printing Applications

Chinese company INTAMSYS is known for its 3D printers’ abilities to print with tough, functional, high-performance materials and, in the case of the FUNMAT PRO HT, high-temperature materials. Now INTAMSYS…

Israeli Surgeons Use 3D Printed Surgical Guide to Correct Madelung’s Deformity

The flexibility, ease of use, cost efficiency, and precision of 3D printing has turned it into a power player in the medical world. Every day we read new stories about…

Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Guides for Pediatric Ulna and Radius Osteotomies

One of the many industries that Belgium-based Materialise provides 3D printing solutions for is the healthcare sector. After announcing a partnership with medical product development company Kapstone Medical and a five-year deal…

First Surgeries Performed with 4WEB Medical’s 3D Printed Curved Posterior Spine Truss System for TLIF Procedures

While we cover a lot about 3D printing on a daily basis, there are certainly those with a more intimate view of what the technology makes possible — a literal…

Ultimaker Makes the Case for 3D Printing Bone Models for Surgical Pre-Planning

One of the fastest growing applications for 3D printing is in the medical industry where doctors are discovering the power of surgical pre-planning using 3D printed replicas of their patient’s…

University of Illinois Veterinarians Use 3D Printing to Help With Eagle’s Surgery

There’s no denying the impact that 3D printing technology has had on the medical industry. From surgical preparation to patient-specific prosthetics, it has become a viable technological solution for a…

3D Systems Introduces Simbionix ARTHRO Mentor Training Modules for Hip & Knee Procedures

The term arthroscopy means, quite literally from the Greek translation, to look within the joint. With this being the goal for surgeons throughout the years specializing in the field of…

3D Imaging and Printing Gives Athlete a Second Chance

Avid windsurfer Koen was faced with the kind of untenable situation so many professional athletes fear: Agree to surgery to repair a painful and debilitating condition and risk having even…