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The Slow 3D Printing Software Revolution with Materialise

While attending RAPID + TCT a few weeks ago, I sat down with Bryan Crutchfield, the Vice President and General Manager – North America at Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS), to discuss…

3D Systems Introduces 3D Printed Polymer-Metal Guides for MF Surgeries

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has long been breaking ground in the personalized medicine space with its Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP), which can help reduce the amount of time that patients…

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…

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Desktop Metal Launches New Health 3D Printing Division

The news just doesn’t stop when it comes to Desktop Metal (NYSE:DM), and the latest headline from the 3D printing unicorn-turned-publicly-traded company is the launch of Desktop Health, a new…

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…

FDA Clears 3D Systems Patient-Specific 3D Printed Surgical Guides for Ankles

Leading additive manufacturing solutions partner 3D Systems announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the company’s 3D printed Vantage Ankle PSI (patient-specific instrumentation) surgical cutting guides….

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, October 17, 2020

This week is packed full of interesting webinars and virtual events covering a wide variety of topics, from EBM technology and medical devices to software and design for additive manufacturing….

REJOINT Uses EBM, Sensors & IoT Data for Patient-Specific Knee Surgery

REJOINT is an Italy-based medical device company specializing in Total Knee Arthroplasty operations that received 3 million Euro in EU Horizon 2030 funding in 2019. The firm is seeking US…

Plastic Surgery: 3D Printed Patient-Specific Applications for Craniomaxillofacial Operations

Plastic surgery can help improve quality of life, especially when patients are dealing with craniofacial issues – soft tissues of the face, like the nose and lips, and bones of…

International Researchers Review 3D Printed Immobilization Devices for Cancer Treatment

Researchers from the UK and Australia continue the trend in exploring 3D printing technology for patient-specific treatment, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘A review of 3D printed patient-specific…

China: 3D Printing Patient-Specific Guides to Improve Total Knee Arthroplasty

Chinese researchers are using new technology to improve the total knee arthroplasty (TKA), outlining their findings in ‘Accuracy of a Novel 3D-Printed Patient-Specific Intramedullary Guide to Control Femoral Component Rotation…

Korea: 3D Printing Pregabalin Tablets for Successful & Controlled Release

In the recently published ‘Customized Novel Design of 3D Printed Pregabalin Tablets for Instra-Gastric Floating and Controlled Release Using Fused Deposition Modeling,’ Korean researchers examine more detailed use of 3D…

3D Printed Temporary Helmet Protects Young Patient Waiting for Cranioplasty

3D printing has been used many times to fabricate helmets, but not just ones to protect your head during sports like cycling and baseball. Custom 3D printed helmets for adults…

Researchers 3D Print Device to Reduce Mental Nerve Injury During Transoral Thyroidectomy

Like most, you have probably been affected by cancer more than once in your life—whether you have experienced a health issue or dealt with it through a family member or…

3D Systems Receives Additonal FDA Clearance for D2P Solution that Makes 3D Printed Anatomic Models

3D Systems has long been involved with using 3D technology to change and save lives in the medical industry. Last summer, the company introduced a new On Demand Anatomical Models service, which allows…

Medical Startup axial3D Raises US $3 Million To Expand To New Markets

Current 3D printing technologies are helping surgeons and patients achieve more predictable surgical planning, diminish operating time, reduce costs, and especially when it comes to complex anatomies and procedures, the…

3D Printing Awakens Renewed Interest in Polymeric Heart Valves for Patient-Specific Treatment

Authors Charles D. Resor and Deepak L Batte review the recent work of André R. Studart and his co-researchers in creating artificial heart valves via 3D printing. Their findings are…

Researchers Rely on 3D Printed Models & Surgical Guides for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Medical researchers and orthopedic surgeons in Taiwan at Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital continue to explore better ways to heal bones and manage defects, with their findings outlined in the recently…

Korea: Researchers Unlock the Potential of 3D Printed Casts for Mallet Fingers

Korean researchers are examining better ways to customize casts for patients with bone fractures and other issues in ‘Mallet Finger Lattice Casts Using 3D Printing.’ Here, the team offers a…

RSNA Releases Guidelines for Medical 3D Printing

Part of the thrill of 3D printing is in that sense of lawlessness: experiencing the ability to create and manufacture on a whim. In the medical field, however, rules and…

Indian Surgeons Use 3D Printing to Make Custom Pelvic Implant and Surgical Guidance Jigs

Chondromyxoid fibroma, or CMF, is a rare, benign bone tumor that’s typically found in the bones of legs, arms, feet, hands, fingers, and toes and occurs most often between the…

SmarTech Dental and Medical 3D Printing Trend and Forecast Presentations at AMS 2019

Last week, our second annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, “The Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry,” was held in Boston. Co-hosted by SmarTech Markets Publishing, the summit was broken into separate tracks…

Anatomiz3D Partners with Incredible AM to Deliver 3D Printed Patient-Specific Healthcare Solutions

From implant molds, prosthetics, and surgical and educational models to surgical guides and patient-specific surgical models, Mumbai-based medical 3D printing company Anatomiz3D Medtech Private Limited has worked with many aspects of medical 3D…