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What You Missed Last Month – November Edition

posted in 3D, 3D Printing, what you missed last month by Kapstone Medical

Lots went on in the 3D Printing field last month. From 3D printed light receptors for prosthetic vision devices to $10 3D ultrasound chips and 3D printing for spinal cord injuries to 3D printed..

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29 Dec, 18

BioLIFE4D Has Successfully 3D Printed Human Cardiac Tissue

posted in 3D Printing by Kapstone Medical

BIOLIFE4D announced earlier this year that it has successfully 3D printed human cardiac tissue demonstrating the ability to 3D bio-print viable tissue for transplant.

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11 Dec, 18

Heart Implant, 3D Printed to Order

posted in 3D Printing, Medical implants by Kapstone Medical

For patients with heart rhythm disorders, current pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators are “one-size-fits- all” devices that provide narrowly limited information for..

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07 Dec, 18

What You Missed Last Month - October (3D Printing)

posted in what you missed, 3D Printing, medical devices by Kapstone Medical

The MedTech Industry has been very busy with 3D printing! From the first 3D printed human corneas and custom cardiac surgical devices to 3D printing helping in the development of mobile phone..

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28 Nov, 18

Researchers 3D-print light receptor array on a curved surface

posted in 3D Printing by Kapstone Medical

Achievement advances quest for bionic eye prototype

The act of “seeing” is the result of a complex system of biological tissues that capture and focus light onto an array of photosensitive..

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20 Nov, 18

3D-printed device could treat spinal cord injuries

posted in 3D Printing, medical devices, spinal cord injuries by Kapstone Medical

The dream is to eventually 3D print a spinal cord scaffold layered with viable neurons that can be implanted into a human spinal cord and rebuild damaged neural connections and restore mobility to..

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05 Nov, 18

What You Missed Last Month September

posted in 3D Printing, medical devices, FDA, Regulatory by Kapstone Medical

September was a busy month for the 3D printing industry. There has been new insight on additive manufacturing and how to handle the latest Medical Device Regulation, a woman’s collapsed ankle was..

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29 Oct, 18

What You Missed Last Month – August 2018

posted in 3D Printing, medical devices by Kapstone Medical

August was another busy month for the MedTech Industry. From the discussion on medical device taxes to the prospect of 3D printing transforming the healthcare industry, the month was filled with..

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28 Sep, 18

What You Missed Last Month July Edition

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

Lots has happened in the MedTech Industry since last month. New EU Medical Device Regulations continue to pose as a threat to additive manufacturing, the FDA is urging companies to go paperless,..

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29 Aug, 18

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

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