DSM and 3Dmouthguard Develop Instantly Printed Mouthguards

  15 April 2018 – Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, today announced a partnership with 3Dmouthguard. The companies will develop custom-made and instantly printed 3D mouthguards to protect teeth and mouth injuries in any type of sport that Read More »

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Carnegie Mellon University: 3-DIY – Printing Your Own Bioprinter

By E. Forney and Emily Durham | College of Engineering Carnegie Mellon University Researchers in Adam Feinberg’s lab have developed a low-cost 3-D bioprinter by modifying a standard desktop 3-D printer, and they have released the breakthrough designs as open source so that anyone can Read More »

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Renishaw – Cancer Patient in South Wales Receives Life-Saving Operation

  April 2018 – 71-year-old Peter Maggs received life-saving chest surgery at Morriston Hospital, Wales, during an operation to remove a large sarcoma from his chest. As part of the procedure, Mr Maggs received a rib prosthesis which was designed by Morriston Hospital. This is Read More »

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Leading French Pharmaceutical Company Achieves Full Return on Investment within First Year of Installing Stratasys Production 3D Printer

Thanks to high-performance thermoplastic resin and ABS-M30i biocompatible 3D printing material, UPSA is now able to replace metal parts in some applications and reverse engineer components for part replacement Creation of lightweight 3D printed parts decreases part weight by 70 percent, which reduces machine wear-and-tear, Read More »

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SME’s Humans of Manufacturing – Developing Hearts

By SME Media Dr. Martin Bocks Seeks to Solve Big Cardiology Problems in Small Children Bare metal stents are nothing new. Physicians have been implanting them in patients for decades to open blocked blood vessels and repair weak ones, preventing the harmful effects that might Read More »

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Stryker Spine Division’s Tritanium® C Anterior Cervical Cage Gains Momentum With Surgeons

Tritanium C Anterior Cervical Cage Implanted By More Than 300 Surgeons Since Late-October Launch   Allendale, N.J.— March 15, 2018 — Stryker’s Spine division today announced that its Tritanium® C Anterior Cervical Cage, a 3D-printed interbody fusion cage intended for use in the cervical spine, Read More »

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100,000 Patients Later, The 3D-Printed Hip Is A Decade Old And Going Strong

By P.D. Olson | GE Reports March 5, 2018 – You can fashion almost anything on a 3D printer these days, from the most intricate airplane parts to near-perfect replicas of the human skull. But back in 2007, few had printed an object that could be Read More »

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Stryker’s Spine Division Receives FDA Clearance for 3D-Printed Tritanium TL Curved Posterior Lumbar Cage

  Allendale, N.J. — March 7, 2018 — Stryker’s Spine division today announced that its Tritanium® TL Curved Posterior Lumbar Cage, a 3D-printed interbody fusion cage intended for use as an aid in lumbar fixation, recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Read More »

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Materialise to Launch TRUMATCH® Personalized Solutions Shoulder System

Expanded collaboration with DePuy Synthes provides surgeons access to online planning platform and 3D printed guides for shoulder surgery.   PLYMOUTH, Michigan – March 6, 2018. Materialise NV (Nasdaq: MTLS) launched a shoulder planner for surgeons with the possibility to plan shoulder arthroplasty cases and Read More »

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Renishaw Will Attend the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2018

  March 2018 – Global engineering and healthcare technologies company, Renishaw, is attending the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Renishaw will be exhibiting a range of prototype orthopaedic implants additively manufactured (3D printed) in titanium on Renishaw’s healthcare-optimized Read More »

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