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. […]

Joint Replacement

New Analysis: Trumpcare May Cut Ortho Volumes 1.2%

Orthopedics This Week – One of Wall Street’s top research groups has concluded that the May 4 passage of the AHCA, if ultimately signed into law by President Trump, would likely reduce orthopedic procedure volumes 0.7% in 2018 and, cumulatively, cut overall volumes 1.2% in 2026. […]