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 tissues from multiple tissues, the FDA is now encouraging companies to use electronic systems to move towards a paperless manufacturing process, and the new EU Medical Device Regulation has shown potential to threaten the use of additive manufacturing in medical device creations. Here is a quick recap of what you missed last month:
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 discussions on boosting medical device safety, there is a lot to share that went on last month. Here is a quick overview of what you missed:
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 MedTech Industry in April.
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 structures are extremely delicate. Three-dimensional printing has shown the potential to aid surgical planning and enhance procedural accuracy.
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, researchers at the University of Twente (UT) in Enschede, Netherlands are taking a page from biochip technology that adapted microfluidics for a variety of biocompatible applications.
According a systematic literature review in the Journal of Spine Surgery, the fast-growing 3D printing industry could lead to enhanced spine implants, decreased surgical time, and improved patient outcomes in spine surgery. Here are eight trends in the spine surgery industry for 3D printing:
February was a lovely month and has passed quickly as we celebrated Valentine’s Day and continued to work hard on our New Year resolutions. In case you haven’t had the chance to catch up, here is what happened last month in 3D printing and the Medical Device Industry.
The global market for 3D printed medical devices is poised for rapid growth according to a new market research report by Transparency Market Research.
3D printing doesn’t always have to be used for new, high-tech applications such as printing tailor-made medical devices. Researchers at Uppsala University have used 3D printing to create an inexpensive tool to make live image videos of living cells.
Lots has happened in the MedTech Industry in the beginning of the New Year! The FDA has made statements concerning the future of 3D printing in medicine as well as provided recommendations for medical device cybersecurity, which has become an increasingly popular topic in healthcare. Take a quick look at what you missed in the month of January:
3D printing is continuing to make major steps in the healthcare and MedTech Industry. From creating high business value in the Healthcare Industry and revolutionizing personalized healthcare, 3D printing is continuing to make a major impact in healthcare. Here’s what you missed in additive manufacturing in the month of December:
November proved to be a busy month in the MedTech Industry. From a custom 3D printed shoulder implant helping a patient overcome the wounds of a shooting tragedy to the world’s first jaw reconstruction surgery using 3D printing. Here’s what you missed last month: