18-Year-Old in India Receives 3D-Printed Shinbone Implant

The tibia, which is the frontal of the two leg bones below the knee, is also referred to as the shinbone, or shankbone, and connects the knee to the ankle…

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…

Stryker’s Latest 3D Printed Spinal Implant Receives FDA Clearance

3D printing has played a big role in helping those with spinal conditions, and one of the most prominent companies in the 3D printed spinal implant sector has been Stryker….

Welsh Medical Team Combines Bone Grafts and 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Jaw Reconstruction

Last year, researchers at the Morriston Hospital in Swansea, Wales introduced the ADEPT (Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment) project, which was designed for patients suffering from diseases or significant…

First 3D Printed Titanium Implant for the Sacroiliac Joint, the iFuse-3D Implant, Gets FDA Clearance

Titanium has been used to 3D print all sorts of items, like hearing aids and airplane parts, and even a Garmin cycle mount, but the metal is really making a difference in…

New Zealand Great Dane Beats Cancer & Receives 3D Printed Titanium Leg

Most of us somewhere along the way in life have encountered the three-legged dog. They’ve usually had an amputation for one reason or another but have met the challenge by…

Bangkok Surgeons Successfully Replace First Metacarpal with 3D Printed Titanium Bone

Those being introduced to 3D printing for the first time often see it as something akin to magic. With the click of a button we can suddenly make items we…

Ethiopian Man, Shot in the Face, Receives 3D Printed Titanium Mandible Implant

3D printing seems as though it is becoming rather commonplace within hospitals in China as of late. Perhaps it’s the country’s willingness to share these various stories with the media,…

3-Year-Old with Extremely Large Head Receives Groundbreaking Skull Replacement Surgery

Surgeons and medical experts in China really seem to be on a roll lately when it comes to 3D printing medical implants. Over the past few weeks we’ve reported on…

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