patient-specific printing

3D Printed Pelvic Implants from Onkos Surgical Earn FDA Clearance

The medical field is, rightly so, a highly regulated one, and you can’t really get momentum for a product until it’s received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

3D Printed Patient-Specific Cancer Treatment Bolus Added to 3D Systems Portfolio

As part of their treatment regime, about 50% of cancer patients will undergo radiotherapy, which kills the cancer cells using a focused beam outside of the body or placing radioactive…

$23M Funding Round to Expand 3D Printed Surgical Solutions from restor3d

A Research Triangle Park-based medical device company that is looking to reconstruct and repair the human body with 3D printing technology has raised $23 million in its fifth venture round….

AI Drives Personalized 3D Printed Medical Devices in New 3D Systems Partnership

3D Systems (NASDAQ: DDD) just announced that it is partnering with Enhatch Inc., which developed the Intelligent Surgery Ecosystem, in an effort to meet increasing demand for 3D printed personalized medical…

3D Printed Heart Models for Cardiovascular Training in Development from BIOMODEX & MHI

Boston and Paris-based medical technology company BIOMODEX wants to improve the way that doctors and surgeons train for procedures; having sat nervously in several family waiting rooms at various hospitals…

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 Printing News Briefs, June 20, 2021

We’ve got a lot of research to share with you today, starting with a study on scattering-aware color 3D printing and then a project with the goal of optimizing 3D…

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…