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Orthopedics and Spine
FDA clears “first ever” 3D printed spine implant to treat of multiple injuries 
Metal additive manufacturing has hit on a clear niche within the healthcare industry for producing small and complex medical grade implants at scale. Many 3D printing companies working within medicine have a portfolio of devices for the purpose, typically including a sample...
January 19, 2018
Orthopedics and Spine
Kevlar Cartilage to Help with Joint Injuries
It can be difficult to fully recover from knee injuries or other damage to your joints, if just because there hasn’t been an artificial replacement for cartilage that can withstand as much punishment as the real thing. That may not be an issue in...
November 28, 2017
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
May 31, 2017
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