3D Printing

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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ConforMIS Announces Study Comparing Customized TKR Implants to Off-the-Shelf Implants

Data published in Arthroplasty Today demonstrate that patients treated with customized knee implants had significantly lower adverse event rates and transfusion rates, were significantly less likely to be discharged to a rehabilitation or other high-cost post-acute care facilities, had a lower average total cost of the episode of care and had a significantly lower average cost of follow-up care. […]

3D Printing

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. […]