Pioneering 3D Printed Wrist Prosthesis for Kienbock’s Disease

With sights set on helping medicine solve complex pathologies, the Spanish-based healthcare company BRECA has become a pioneer in Europe, specializing in the design, manufacture, and marketing of customized implants….

Australian Researchers Using Bioengineering and 3D Printing to Design Better Replacement Bone Ligament Constructs

The most common type of wrist ligament injury occurs with the Scapholunate Interosseous Ligament (SLIL). Injuries to this particular ligament can lead to the dislocation of the lunate and scaphoid carpal bones…

UNM Researchers Developing Bone-Ligament Adherence Systems, Using Student-Built 3D Bioprinter

A couple of years ago, 3D printing entered the curriculum at the University of New Mexico’s (UNM) Valencia campus, and researchers at the main campus in Albuquerque are now attempting…

Surgeon Calls On Materialise Mimics Software to Create 3D Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Guides for a Complex Wrist Osteotomy

Any type of surgery, from the simplest to the more complex, brings potential risks with it; any number of things can go wrong. That’s why Alistair Phillips, a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon…

Dr. Nicola Bizzotto Publishes Study Detailing Benefits of 3D Printing in Wrist Surgery

Promoter of the Italian Digital Biomanufacturing Network (IDBN), Dr. Nicola Bizzotto Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon – Hand Surgeon of the Dolomiti Sportclinic in Ortisei-Bolzano, Sud Tirol,Italy, has been a first…

Chinese Doctors Complete Extremely Difficult Wrist Surgery Thanks to 3D Printing

3D printing is beginning to really prove itself as an operating room tool in hospitals around the globe. So far it has only caught on in a small percentage of hospitals…


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