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Groundbreaking Surgery for Jaw Reconstruction

(Materialise) – Newcastle United football fan Tommy Innes has recently undergone reconstructive cranio-maxillofacial (CMF) surgery to remove a tumor from his lower jaw. The 10-hour long procedure took place at The Newcastle Royal Victory Infirmary (RVI), where Tommy works as an NHS electrician. […]

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First 3D Expandable Interbody System Cleared by FDA

Orthopedics This Week – K2M Group Holdings, Inc. stakes claim to be the first leading spine company to market a 3D-printed titanium interbody device. Now the company is adding to its portfolio after receiving 510(k) clearance for its MOJAVE PL 3D Expandable Interbody System. […]

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Progressing Orthopedic Implants with Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing Media Network – Looking back over the last decade, it is clear from the vantage point of 2017 that additive manufacturing (AM) has caused significant disruption in the medical sector. Indeed, in no other sector has AM had such a profound and dramatic effect on the human condition in terms of improving lives […]

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First 3D Printed Ti Implant for the Sacroiliac Joint Gets FDA Clearance

3DPRINT.COM – 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 the medical field. We’ve seen 3D printed titanium vertebrae, spinal interbody devices, and every type of titanium implant you can imagine, from hip implants and jaw implants to a titanium mini-plate implant system used to fix a man’s drooping eye. […]