Tag: Medical & Dental

LimaCorporate to open implant 3D printing facility at hospital in New York

Global medical device company LimaCorporate has announced that it will be opening an on-site 3D printing facility at New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery. At the center Lima will work closely with the hospital’s leading physicians to produce patient-specific implants for a range of orthopedic conditions. Expected to be in operation by early 2020, the... Read More »

ActivArmor expands portfolio of 3D printed orthoses with Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute

ActivArmor, a Colorado-based manufacturer of 3D printed orthoses, an external device which supports the limbs or spine, has expanded its operations as a result of its partnered with Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute (JOI). Made from high-temperature thermosetting plastics – similar to LEGO – ActivArmor devices are waterproof and customized to suit the patient. According to the... Read More »

Korean researchers study respiratory diseases with 3D printed airway-on-chip

Korean researchers from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) and Seoul National University (SNU) have used 3D bioprinting to create a biomimetic airway-on-a-chip. This device, equipped with a naturally-derived blood vessel network, emulates biochemical responses and is used to study respiratory diseases. In the research article published in Biofabrication, Ju Young Park, lead author... Read More »

Anatomiz3D and 3D Incredible to develop one-stop-shop for 3D printing in healthcare

Anatomiz3D Medtech Private Limited, a Mumbai-based medical 3D printed service bureau has partnered with fellow Indian bureau, 3D Incredible, to provide patient-specific surgical solutions. Following two years of collaborations in the medical and dental sector, 3D Incredible has now invested an undisclosed amount sum into Anatomiz3D to form a one-stop shop for customized healthcare. The... Read More »

3D Printing Industry Review of the Year August 2018

The month of August welcomed various medical innovations within the 3D printing industry. The automotive and aerospace sector also further integrated additive manufacturing through Bugatti’s latest supercar, the Divo, and NASA’s cube satellite set for space from the Hindustan Institute of Technology and Sciences. Moreover, Reebok and BASF  began production of its 3D printed sneaker,... Read More »

The Georgia research lab patching children’s hearts with 3D printing

The Children’s Heart Research and Outcomes Center, aptly abbreviated as HeRO, is at the cutting edge of tissue engineering. A part of Georgia Tech and Emory University, HeRO is developing therapies that can change children’s lives and, unsurprisingly, 3D printing is playing its role in that plan. The Davis Group, led by HeRO director Michael Davis,... Read More »

Xilloc expands 3D printed orthopaedic portfolio with OTN

Xilloc, a company that specializes in patient-specific, 3D printed medical implants, has acquired fellow Dutch medical device company Orthopedie Technologie Nijmegen (OTN) for an undisclosed sum. As a result of the business deal, OTN’s products will now be added to Xilloc’s product portfolio, an addition the companies say is a perfect “click” between the two. Products... Read More »

3D printed kidneys save life of two-year-old child

Surgeons at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, have worked with Stratasys’ 3D printing to support the first successful larger-than-average adult kidney transplantation from father to son. The high-risk procedure was performed with the help of two, true-to-life, 3D printed models, which proved vital to surgical preparation. The case of Dexter Clark Two-year-old... Read More »

Limbitless Solutions begins first-of-its-kind clinical trials for 3D printed arms

This week Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Limbitless Solutions, a nonprofit organization based at the University of Central Florida (UCF), began “the first U.S. clinical trial of bionic arms for children produced on 3D printers.” A landmark moment for all parties involved, the trials will determine whether Limitbless prosthesis can be certified by... Read More »

Aspect Biosystems receives $1M for “meaningful impact” of 3D bioprinting in healthcare

3D bioprinting technology company Aspect Biosystems was founded with the intention to have a “meaningful impact” on patient care. The company’s aim is to create human tissues on demand, and already it has developed a number of solutions to aid in research-level biofabrication. Now, Aspect has earned the support of Canadian non-profit organization Genome British Columbia. In total,... Read More »

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