3D Systems has announced a bioprinting agreement with United Therapeutics which will see the two companies develop solid-organ scaffolds for human transplants with 3D printing. more

26 Apr 2017 15:47 News

Concept Laser has revealed its LaserCUSING process has been leveraged by a leading player in the craniomaxillofacial (CMF) surgery field to produce patient-specific implants with titanium. more

3 Apr 2017 13:51 News

Stratasys will supply five hospitals in the US with 3D printers, materials and training through this partnership with the US Department of Veteran Affairs. more

16 Mar 2017 16:16 News

Nano Dimension has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Nano Dimension Technologies has supplied its DragonFly 2020 3D printer to Syqe Medical. more

15 Mar 2017 16:57 News

Materialise has been given clearance to develop 3D printed patient-specific surgical guides for radius and ulna osteotomies for children as young as seven-years-old in the United States. more

15 Mar 2017 16:11 News

OPM OsteoFab implants

Oxford Performance Materials

Advanced materials science specialist, Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has announced it has been granted a patent from the European Patent Office (EPO) for its invention on a ‘Customized Implant for Bone Replacement’. more

13 Mar 2017 15:07 News

Stratasys is now accepting enrolments for 3DHEART, an investigator-initiated trial to explore the benefits of using 3D-printed heart models in pre-op planning. Stratasys will provide in-kind support by printing models to be used in the trial. more

9 Mar 2017 10:23 News

Luxexcel 3D printed ophthalmic lenses


Luxexcel, a fast-growing optics company, has announced its unique technology to 3D print ophthalmic lenses are compliant with ISO 8980-1:2004 Focal Power. The company’s lenses are printed with a dedicated 3D printer in an ophthalmic processing lab. more

2 Mar 2017 14:28 News

Toulouse doctors airway stent


Doctors in Toulouse have for the first time successfully developed and implanted customised airway stents made with 3D technology. This latest development offers hope to patients who suffer with Tracheobronchitis and other throat-related infections. more

28 Feb 2017 15:04 News

Structo DentaForm


Following the success of the Structo OrthoForm printer, which was launched last year and now operating in four different continents, the company has expanded its range of application-specific 3D printers, with the DentaForm. more

27 Feb 2017 11:38 News

Mayo Clinic Andy Sandness

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Surgeons at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have performed a complete facial reconstruction of a 32-year-old male, thanks in part to 3D printing. Andy Sandness lived with severe facial injuries for ten years after an unsuccessful suicide attempt. more

23 Feb 2017 15:00 News

An Italian research university has adopted Stratasys’ 3D printing technology to enhance its teaching and planning of surgical practices. Previously reliant on the skill and judgement of surgeons the University of Pavia has now embraced 3D technology. more

14 Feb 2017 15:17 News

Nate Yamane was born in June 2015 with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) with pulmonary atresia, causing him to have trouble breathing straight from birth. Last month a cardiologist in Los Angeles used 3D technology to repair his right pulmonary artery. more

14 Feb 2017 12:27 News

3D printed kidney


3D-printed electronics leader, Nano Dimension has outlined its intentions to create a platform for 3D bio-printing of cells and connective tissues to form biological structures that function as human kidneys. more

13 Feb 2017 12:22 News

Rice Uni Bone Cancer

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Scientists from Rice University in Texas have used 3D printing technology to create enhanced support structures that mimic the biological environment of bone cancer tumours. 3D printing has enabled them to get closer to mimicking real bone. more

9 Feb 2017 15:54 News

3D4MD finger splint

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3D4MD has delivered a ‘ground-breaking’ concept which will see 3D printers used on the International Space Station to help treat any injuries astronauts may suffer. The company successfully printed two mallet finger splint models last month. more

9 Feb 2017 14:14 News 1 Comments

Aimed at improving surgical planning and enhancing education and research the Ottawa Hospital has become the first medical centre in the North American country to open a hospital-based multi-departmental Medical 3D Printing Program. more

6 Feb 2017 14:53 News

MIT Hydrogel Robot

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Engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used 3D printing to create gel-based robots that may one day be of assistance in surgical operations. Each robot is made from interlocking cubes created with 3D printing and laser cutting. more

2 Feb 2017 14:37 News

Yuniku Hoya

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Healthcare product provider, Hoya debuted its Yuniku range of 3D-printed eyewear at a major optics and eyewear trade show last weekend. Opti, held in Munich, presented the first opportunity for people to see the eyewear range in the flesh. more

30 Jan 2017 13:40 News

Ackuray A135 Ackuretta Technologies

Ackuretta Technologies

Professional 3D printer manufacturer, Ackuretta Technologies has released a new 3D printing system with eight engineering-grade resin materials ideal for a range of different industries, including jewellery, medical, and manufacturing and prototyping more

26 Jan 2017 11:45 News 1 Comments

3D Systems to showcase all-in-one medical 3D printer at LMT LAB DAY in Chicago. more

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