spinal surgery

K2M Group Holdings Introduces Comprehensive Balance ACS Platform, Enters Development and Supply Agreements With 3D Systems

K2M Group Holdings Introduces Comprehensive Balance ACS Platform, Enters Development and Supply Agreements With 3D Systems

When last we wrote about global medical device company K2M Group Holdings, a leader in minimally invasive solutions for complex spinal issues, it had received FDA 510(k) clearances for its now successful titanium CASCADIA Interbody Systems, which feature Lamellar 3D Titanium Technology. That was less than a year ago, and the company is continuing to […]

When last we wrote about global medical device company K2M Group Holdings, a leader in minimally invasive solutions for complex spinal issues, it had received FDA 510(k) clearances for its now successful titanium CASCADIA Interbody Systems, which feature Lamellar 3D...
For the First Time in India, 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae Restore a Woman's Damaged Spine

For the First Time in India, 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae Restore a Woman's Damaged Spine

Most people know tuberculosis as a disease of the lungs, but that’s not always the case. For a 32-year-old woman in India, the disease manifested in her spine – in 10 different vertebrae, thanks to a lowered immune system caused by drugs she was taking for infertility. Her condition deteriorated quickly; the disease caused such […]

Most people know tuberculosis as a disease of the lungs, but that’s not always the case. For a 32-year-old woman in India, the disease manifested in her spine – in 10 different vertebrae, thanks to a lowered immune system caused by drugs she was taking for...
3D Systems Healthcare Solutions Aid in Sled Hockey Champion’s Spinal Surgery

3D Systems Healthcare Solutions Aid in Sled Hockey Champion’s Spinal Surgery

One field that has benefited more than any from the emergence of 3D printing is the medical industry. Whether it be surgical preparation, assistive devices, or bioprinting with stem cells, additive manufacturing has reshaped the landscape of healthcare throughout the world. In fact, it’s also helped one of the largest 3D printing companies to keep […]

One field that has benefited more than any from the emergence of 3D printing is the medical industry. Whether it be surgical preparation, assistive devices, or bioprinting with stem cells, additive manufacturing has reshaped the landscape of healthcare throughout the...
Chinese Surgeons Use 3D Printing to Aid in Intricate Spinal Surgery

Chinese Surgeons Use 3D Printing to Aid in Intricate Spinal Surgery

It is becoming increasingly common to see 3D printed models serve as part of the surgeon’s preparatory tool kit. This week, surgeons at Fujian Medical University’s affiliated hospital were aided by an custom model of a patient’s spine, as they performed surgery to address the narrowing of his spinal canal, a condition known as spinal stenosis. […]

It is becoming increasingly common to see 3D printed models serve as part of the surgeon’s preparatory tool kit. This week, surgeons at Fujian Medical University’s affiliated hospital were aided by an custom model of a patient’s spine, as...
Chinese Surgeons 3D Print a Spine Replica to Help with Incredibly Delicate Surgery

Chinese Surgeons 3D Print a Spine Replica to Help with Incredibly Delicate Surgery

Every day it seems like another incredible medical application for 3D printing emerges. Whether it’s affordable customizable prosthetic devices, the actual printing of biological material, or the numerous surgeries that are made safer and are performed quicker and more precisely thanks to 3D printed medical models, lives are constantly being improved and even saved on a […]

Every day it seems like another incredible medical application for 3D printing emerges. Whether it’s affordable customizable prosthetic devices, the actual printing of biological material, or the numerous surgeries that are made safer and are performed quicker...
3D Printing Aids Spinal Surgery in Brazil to Remove Huge Tumor & 5 Vertebrae From 12 Year-Old Girl

3D Printing Aids Spinal Surgery in Brazil to Remove Huge Tumor & 5 Vertebrae From 12 Year-Old Girl

If you go back just 2 years, it was almost unheard of to see media coverage of 3D printing technology coming to the aid of doctors in the operating room. Now, it seems as though every week there is a new “breakthrough” surgery that takes place with the help of 3D printing. Most of the […]

If you go back just 2 years, it was almost unheard of to see media coverage of 3D printing technology coming to the aid of doctors in the operating room. Now, it seems as though every week there is a new “breakthrough” surgery that takes place with the...
French Doctor Implants 3D-Printed Spine Cage to Perform Spinal Fusion Surgery

French Doctor Implants 3D-Printed Spine Cage to Perform Spinal Fusion Surgery

A surgeon in Lyon, France performed the world’s first spinal-fusion surgery recently. Dr. Vincent Fiere performed the surgery at the Hospital Jean Mermoz using customized, 3D-printed spine cages. Fiere performed the spinal fusion surgery to correct a patient’s severe spinal deformities. During the surgery, Fiere replaced discs that were damaged with spinal cages to separate […]

A surgeon in Lyon, France performed the world’s first spinal-fusion surgery recently. Dr. Vincent Fiere performed the surgery at the Hospital Jean Mermoz using customized, 3D-printed spine cages. Fiere performed the spinal fusion surgery to correct a patient’s severe...

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