Custom 3D-printed organic implants project funded with CHF 12 million

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Researchers at the University of Basel have a vision: an individually configurable robot that will revolutionize surgical procedures and provide numerous benefits for patients. They have already taken the first steps in this direction. To further implement their vision, the Werner Siemens Foundation is now extending its funding for the “Miracle” project by CHF 12 million to a total of CHF 27 million.

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Additive Orthopaedics Announces Successful Treatment of Hammertoes with 3D Printed Implants

Orthopaedics Announces Successful Treatment of Hammertoes with 3D Printed Implants.Additive Orthopaedics, LLC., an early stage orthopaedic extremity device company specializing in additively manufactured surgical solutions, announced that it has successfully treated a series of patients suffering from painful hammertoes with its innovative, recently FDA cleared, 3D printed hammertoe implant. Continue reading “Additive Orthopaedics Announces Successful Treatment of Hammertoes with 3D Printed Implants”

Tissue Engineering and Dental Implants Set to Boost 3D Printing in Healthcare to a $1.2 Billion Market by 2020

3D printing (3DP) or additive manufacturing (AM) is used to convert a 3D model into a three dimensional object and the material used for this purpose is called 3DP material. 3D printing has begun to flourish in various application areas in healthcare such as dental, medical, implants, drug manufacturing and so on. Continue reading “Tissue Engineering and Dental Implants Set to Boost 3D Printing in Healthcare to a $1.2 Billion Market by 2020”