British Researchers Report First 3D Printed Human Corneas

posted in 3D Printing, Cornea, 3D Printed transplant by Kapstone Medical

With little fanfare in the media, researchers announced that they had successfully used 3D printing to produce the first human corneas for transplant.

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09 Aug, 18

Reprocessing medical devices market to grow to $3 billion by 2024

posted in medical devices by Kapstone Medical

The reprocessed medical devices market will rise from nearly $983 million in 2015 to $3.35 billion by 2024 for a 14.9 percent CAGR according to a report by the market research firm Transparency..

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31 Jul, 18

What You Missed Last Month June Edition

posted in 3D Printing, manufacturing, medical devices by Kapstone Medical

With the beginning of summer, there have also been many updates in the MedTech Industry in the month of June. There has been a 3D printing technique that has the capability of printing biological..

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28 Jul, 18

NSF International offers online learning for MDSAP program

posted in 510(k), medical device, Quality by Kapstone Medical

The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) has produced a series of online training courses for regulatory compliance officers and auditors involved with regulatory processes working in the medical..

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27 Jul, 18

ACA tax has $665 million impact on medical device industry

posted in medical device, tax, ACA, Affordable Care Act by Kapstone Medical

A new study has found the excise tax on medical devices enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act had a $665 million impact on the medical device industry, according to an Iowa State University..

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24 Jul, 18

What You Missed Last Month May Edition

posted in 3D Printing, manufacturing, medical devices by Kapstone Medical

Lots went on in the Medical Device, Manufacturing, and 3D Printing fields in the month of May. Luckily, we are here to keep you up-to-date. From 3D printing replacing injection molding to..

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29 Jun, 18

What You Missed Last Month April Edition

posted in 3D Printing, manufacturing, medical devices by Kapstone Medical

Along with springtime showers, April brought a lot of interesting news in Medical Device Manufacturing and 3D Printing. In case you missed it, here are a few highlights of what happened in the..

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31 May, 18

FDA’s Strategic Policy Roadmap for 2018

posted in 510(k), FDA, medical devices by Kapstone Medical

FDA Commissioner aims to streamline review and beef up technical support

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25 Apr, 18

Systematic Review of 3D Printing in Spinal Surgery: The Current State of Play

posted in 3D Printing, Spinal Surgery by Kapstone Medical

3D printing, also known as “additive manufacturing”, is a growing industry, specifically in the spinal surgery area. The anatomy of the spine is complex, and the nature of the surrounding..

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20 Apr, 18

Fast 3D Printing of Living Cells While Maintaining Viability

posted in 3D Printing, Living Cells by Kapstone Medical

A major challenge to 3D printing living tissues is that many 3D printing techniques are based on using heat or ultraviolet light, which can damage or kill living cells.

To address this challenge,..

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17 Apr, 18

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