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Orthopedics and Spine
WishBone Medical, Inc. Announces Launch of the Exact Osteotomy System for Precise Bone Cuts in Children 
Warsaw, Indiana, July 25, 2017 — WishBone Medical, Inc., a new pediatric orthopedic company, has announced the official launch of the Exact Osteotomy System (EOS).  The Exact Osteotomy System provides precise and repeatable osteotomies for all types of pediatric orthopedic surgery.  The first...
July 27, 2017
Orthopedics and Spine
Cancer Patient Receives First 3D Printed Sternum and Rib Cage
A Spanish cancer patient has received a 3D printed titanium sternum and rib cage designed and manufactured right here in Australia, at our Melbourne-based 3D printing facility in Melbourne. Suffering from a chest wall sarcoma (a type of cancerous tumour that grows, in...
July 19, 2017
Orthopedics and Spine
5 Reasons Why Doctors Are Considering Artificial Disc Replacement Over Cervical Fusions
By: Jennifer E. Landis Cervical fusions are often considered the best and sometimes only treatment option for patients with spinal disc degeneration. When the cartilage disc between the vertebra disintegrates or starts to degenerate, the two vertebra are fused together to prevent the...
June 27, 2017
Orthopedics and Spine
Do Hip Arthroscopic Procedures Really Help? 
Over the past 15 to 20 years, the use of arthroscopic procedures for hip pathologies has rapidly increased. Leaders in sports medicine have standardized many arthroscopic techniques, including methods of joint distraction, portal location, approaches to labral repair or debridement, and management of...
June 23, 2017
Orthopedics and Spine
New surgical technique makes prosthetic limbs feel real
MIT researchers have developed a new surgical technique that makes prosthetic limbs feel like real limbs. It could also help reduce the rejection rate of prosthetic limbs. “We’re talking about a dramatic improvement in patient care,” said Hugh Herr, a professor of media...
June 7, 2017
Orthopedics and Spine
3D Printed Medical Devices Market Valued at $1469.4 million by 2026
3D printed medical devices are state-of-the-art medical devices that involve a process of developing three-dimensional solid objects from a digital model. Patient specific treatment is the main advantage of 3D printing technology in the healthcare industry. In the domain of healthcare, 3D printing...
June 5, 2017
Orthopedics and Spine
Hyalex Orthopaedics Raises $16 Million Series A Financing and Appoints CEO
BOSTON, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hyalex Orthopaedics, a medical device company advancing new products that feature HYALEX™ technology, a synthetic polymer that mimics cartilage, today announced it has raised $16 million in Series A financing. The financing was led by Canaan Partners,...
May 31, 2017
Orthopedics and Spine
Early Promise for Neuro-Spinal Scaffold, a New Paralysis Treatment 
Four months ago, Roger, a 55-year-old construction worker from Mooresville, N.C., fell out of a deer stand and was left with a damaged spinal cord and no sensation from the middle of his chest down. Patients with his condition typically have less than...
May 24, 2017
Orthopedics and Spine
World-First Implantation of 3D-Printed Vertebrae 
Ralph Mobbs, a neurosurgeon from the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia, has replaced two cancerous vertebrae with 3D-printed implants, according to a report from the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC). The world-first surgery took approximately 15 hours, and involved the separation and re-attachment...
April 27, 2017
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