What you missed november 2018

What You Missed Last Month – November Edition

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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FDA Approves First Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Not Requiring Blood Sample Calibration

The FDA approved last July the first continuous glucose monitoring system that could free millions of people with diabetes from daily finger sticks.

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FDA's ASCA Pilot Program

Agency publishes details for conformity assessment

The US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has published additional information on its pilot...

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BioLIFE4D Has Successfully 3D Printed Human Cardiac Tissue

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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Heart Implant, 3D Printed to Order

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

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

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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3D-printed device could treat spinal cord injuries

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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FDA lists proposed guidance publications for 2019

The FDA issued its list of proposed guidance publications for 2019 on Oct. 5 as part of its agreement to speed approvals of medical devices in exchange for additional funding from industry.

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What You Missed Last Month September

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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