Dutch Company Develops 3-D Printed Bone Implants

Within-Medical-finger-implantsIn the rapidly transforming world of medical technology, the best material available until now for 3-D-printed bone implants was titanium, or in certain cases polyetheretherketone or polyetherketoneketone. Other solutions have involved cutting bone from the patient and repositioning it where required. But for external implants, only alloplastic or non-biological materials (metal, ceramics or plastics) have been successfully tried and tested.


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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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