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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…

3D Printed Medical Models Help Irish Startup axial3D Win Emerging Medtech Company of the Year Award

We first heard about Belfast-based healthcare technology firm axial3D, which is focused on the global adoption of 3D printing in the healthcare industry, last year, though it came on the 3D printing…

New Partnership has Stratasys and Materialise Producing More Advanced 3D Printed Medical Models

At RSNA 2018, the annual meeting for the Radiological Society of North America that’s currently taking place at McCormick Place in Chicago this week, 3D printing heavy hitters Stratasys and Materialise…

Formlabs Technology Used to Make 3D Printed Anatomic Models of Young Patient’s Palate and Nasal Cavity

Last summer, Formlabs introduced the Form Cell, an automated production solution that leverages its Form 2 3D printer. The automated, factory-ready solution uses a row of Form 2 3D printers, the Form…

Optomec Introduces New Hybrid 3D Printing System, Used By Researchers to Make Dissolvable Magnesium Medical Implants

New Mexico-based Optomec is well-known for both its aerosol jet technology, which is used to 33D print electronics, and its other patented AM process: LENS, which uses Directed Energy Deposition (DED)…

The Real Wolverine: Anatomics Works with Surgeon to Design 3D Printed Titanium Metacarpal Implant

While I did not read the comic books, I was a big fan of the ’90s X-Men cartoon series growing up. In fact, the first short story I ever wrote…

Researchers Develop and Test 3D Printed Simulator for Neuraxial Anesthesia Training To Help Make Your Next Epidural or Surgery Safer

It’s always easier for doctors, surgeons, and nurses to perform a procedure on a patient if they’ve practiced it a time or two. We’ve seen 3D printed medical simulators for…

Duke University’s 3D Printing Innovation Lab Allows Surgeons to Create Accurate 3D Printed Medical Training Models

3D printing is becoming increasingly more accessible and affordable in many industries, including the medical field. We often see the technology used for the purposes of creating accurate training models and…